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Re: Replacent fork stanchions
« Reply #15 on: 07.03. 2014 23:24 »
Those particular brackets look like military B40 to me.

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Re: Replacent fork stanchions
« Reply #16 on: 16.03. 2014 18:19 »
What do you use to fit the rubber gaiter at the top if you do away with the shrouds and fit clip ons?
Cant see mention of anything in the parts book.
 I know some RGS have full length top shrouds to do away with the gaiters, these dont seem to be listed either.

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Re: Replacent fork stanchions
« Reply #17 on: 16.03. 2014 18:51 »
G'day warmshed. Before I put the "RGS" type on the cafe I had gaiters. I made a spacer/ring to go between the spring and lower triple clamp. the gaiter hose clamped to it.
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Re: Replacent fork stanchions
« Reply #18 on: 16.03. 2014 21:30 »
Hose clamps look ugly. If you make a spacer on a lathe you could machine a lip on it to retain the gator.

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Re: Replacent fork stanchions
« Reply #19 on: 17.03. 2014 02:16 »
On my b31 with same forks as my A10 I am using an old head bearing cup on top of the spring to clip the gaiters too. I will glue them if the clips dont hold them in position or look bad......the cups are a pretty good fit for the gaiters Im using  *good3*
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Re: Replacent fork stanchions
« Reply #20 on: 17.03. 2014 17:28 »
Thanks for your suggestions. I thought there might be a standard part.  I have a big lathe so will knock one up in stainless, just being lazy.

Regards Dave