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WTB rc51 front fork

Hey guys, looking for a set of front forks.

I bought one from ebay and it turns out the whole fork was bent.

If you have a straight set in good condition, please let me know.
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SP1 or SP2?

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Is there any difference?

I know the brake brackets changed a little but I thought the forks were exactly the same.

It's for a vintage bike with a modern twist.

The bent ones I had mounted were 00 - 01 so I believe that is SP1 but I know my brake calipers/rotors/wheel are SP2 because it was off a Nicky Hayden rc51.

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Fuuke me....

That is badass!
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Hahaha thanks. It's not as fast as a real RC(obviously) but it's been a fun build. One of my forks was leaking so I took it to change the seal. It turned out the forks were so mangled inside we couldn't even push them back together. The bike must of rolled around for a few days to bend them so much.

My fault for not noticing as the outers looked slightly bent (no creases though). But now I'm sad as the last few days of warmth is coming to an end and my bikes missing a front end
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The internals are different from SP1 to SP2.

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Externals too
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My original forks were 00-01 So I guess I am looking for SP1 forks.

If the SP2 are the same OD and will fit the brakes then I am open to those at well.

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How perfect cosmetically do you need to the SP1 forks to be?
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I guess that depends on the price. Show me what you have.
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