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fork springs
« on: 27.04. 2019 20:05 »
can anyone tell me how to tell what length the different fork springs are, the previous owner informed me that he fitted sidecar spring, a friend has given me a bag of springs in the hope that there is a pair of solo springs.

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Re: fork springs
« Reply #1 on: 27.04. 2019 21:12 »
G'day Rich.
Copied from the DF web page.
65-5391 Fork springs, pair, s/car, see table below A 1950-63
89-5036 Fork springs, pair, solo, see table below A 1950-62

65-5391 19.5 coils of .212" diameter wire, 11 1/2" - 11 5/8"long, 34 lbs/inch
89-5036 20.5 coils of .212" diameter wire, 10 3/4" - 10 7/8" long, 30 lbs/inch
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Re: fork springs
« Reply #2 on: 28.04. 2019 08:18 »
Thanks Muskrat, just what I need, what is the DF web page?

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Re: fork springs
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Re: fork springs
« Reply #4 on: 28.04. 2019 12:28 »
Thank you, out of the bag of springs there were only one pair of solo springs, but hey thats all I need, on my previous A10, Super Rocket, I had eddy dow dampers and progressive springs, with a twin leading shoe front brake, no such luxury's now, just a bog standard Gold Flash. Hopefully it will be a bit stronger than the tuned Super Rocket engine  and easier on the pension.  *smile* *smile*