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The rear underslung brackets that used to be on Ebay were not good at all and eventually withdrawn I think. I'd be careful of these, as we don't know the quality of material, fit, etc.
Failed front brake mountings could be catastrophic.
 

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I agree with Stig, " made in Taiwan " does not give me any comfort thinking that crap metal is holding my front stoppers on under full load of going into a corner - last thing I want to be worried about.

I went with these :)



The real deaL, Thanks to SBKdrew.:cool:


But for the real option for OEM forks - Go with Style and Performance Fork Bottoms.
 

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RC51parts.com used to sell brackets for 108mm radial calipers - not sure if they're still available? I have a set (Which used to be on my bike).
 

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I agree with Stig, " made in Taiwan " does not give me any comfort thinking that crap metal is holding my front stoppers on under full load of going into a corner - last thing I want to be worried about.

I went with these :)



The real deaL, Thanks to SBKdrew.:cool:


But for the real option for OEM forks - Go with Style and Performance Fork Bottoms.

:eek::eek::eek::eek:
 

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couple of guys on the FB group have tried these brackets with pretty good success, they said the quality was spot on
 

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couple of guys on the FB group have tried these brackets with pretty good success, they said the quality was spot on
Reminds me of a certain wheel manufacturer in the Philippines who make fake wheels (Copied from Japanese designs) for cars. People who have them say they're "spot on" too! :D

 

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Yeah I sold them last year after a meltdown with a certain nobody.

Subsailor bought them at a great price.:cool:

He still has them I do believe.
Yes he still does. ;)

After looking at them, the question still remains, are they threaded on or pressed on?
Because it looks somewhat like thread inside the slider area.
 

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Yes he still does. ;)

After looking at them, the question still remains, are they threaded on or pressed on?
Because it looks somewhat like thread inside the slider area.
I'm pretty sure they're threaded (I was the original purchaser of your S&P fork bottoms which were sold to Duckhunter before he sold them to you, IIRC).
There was someone from the UK here, who had them fitted and I recall the workshop had to use heat to remove the original fork bottoms, but they unscrewed them before fitting the new ones...

When are you planning to fit these, Sub?
 

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Not anytime soon.
I need to get the bike back together first, before I start the next project.
I have the radial fork bottoms for the OEM forks, and also the FG322 fork bottoms and radial mounts for the Ohlins FG832 forks to do.
 

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If you are talking about the Axle Clamps on the bottom of the Chrome tubes, then yes they are screwed on. Extreme fine thread. I have a tool to remove them.

And they use a thread locking compound
 

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Sub, sounds like you don't do things by halves. :D

Waldo can probably help you get one task done - whenever you're ready. :cool:
 

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They are threaded, no special tools needed though, once the fork is stripped you just put the foot in a soft jawed vice, heat it up to release the thread lock and put a bar through the holes in what Honda call the slide pipe
 

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I figured they were threaded by looking at the fork bottoms, just as the fork bottoms for Ohlins forks are.
I just needed confirmation.
I have the Ohlins tool that clamps onto the slider to unscrew the sliders from the fork bottom.
Since they're both 43mm diameter, I'll use the tool for the OEM forks as well to install the radial fork bottoms.
 

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They are threaded, no special tools needed though, once the fork is stripped you just put the foot in a soft jawed vice, heat it up to release the thread lock and put a bar through the holes in what Honda call the slide pipe
Bad ass.....One of the DIY tasks I've always avoided doing because i wasn't sure how to do it.
 
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