Front fork length.

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Front fork length.

Post by Gerrit » Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:30 pm

Does anybody know the length of the front forks, from axle centreline to top of stanchion tube?
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Re: Front fork length.

Post by Garry » Sat Jan 27, 2018 4:14 pm

Which model are you referring to as i recall the KR1S is shorter

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Re: Front fork length.

Post by 500bernie » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:35 am

Hi Gerrit
722mm for KR1S forks
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Re: Front fork length.

Post by headcoats » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:23 pm

I have fitted KR1 fork uppers into KR1S lowers in the past

Presumed they were same length :oops:
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Re: Front fork length.

Post by Garry » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:19 pm

You can mix and match the stanchions and lowers and internals no problem.

The spring lengths are slightly different as i recall - but not enough to worry about

I think S lowers are slightly shorter - i always think the KR1 looks a bit higher at the front than the S (could just be me)

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Re: Front fork length.

Post by Gerrit » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:56 pm

Thanks for the replies, 722 mm makes them the same length as my vj22 RGV fork legs.
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Re: Front fork length.

Post by 500bernie » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:32 pm

Hi Gerrit,

Are your RGV forks from the SP model?

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Re: Front fork length.

Post by Gerrit » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:51 pm

No, standard vj22 without adjustable compression and rebound damping, Bernie, though the internals are White Power goodies according to the previous owner. Adding adjustable compression damping is probably not possible (at the very least it would require significant and costly machining, I suspect), but it may be possible to add adjustable rebound damping by fitting GSX-R fork caps and revalving the internals.
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Re: Front fork length.

Post by 500bernie » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:28 pm

NC30 stanchions and internals?
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Re: Front fork length.

Post by Gerrit » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:37 am

I'm trying to avoid using any valved horror parts for my project if at all possible, Bernie, though the GSX-R fork caps with the adjustable rebound fittings would be a necessary compromise. Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha valved horror parts are acceptable, but definitely NO H#$@a parts whatsoever!
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