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Offline Pitbull

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« Reply #30 on: August 04, 2012, 09:32:02 PM »
One of the best mods to a bandit involves matches and petrol :big grin:

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« Reply #31 on: August 04, 2012, 09:32:29 PM »
Mine has a stepped yoke which has gained me an extra 25mm of length ,they've also been rebuilt with heavier springs. Handling wise its hard to say as out of maybe the last ten years I've spent 8 of them riding bandits with USD forks so I'm used to them. I can say that when I rode this bike with standard forks it felt like an oil tanker to get round bends where as now it feels fine and isnt twitchy in the slightest

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« Reply #32 on: August 04, 2012, 09:33:30 PM »
Swingarms standard with a gsxr brace welded onto it ,then powdercoated black

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« Reply #33 on: August 04, 2012, 09:39:19 PM »
Thanks for that pb that's why we mod them!

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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2012, 10:44:09 AM »
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One of the best mods to a bandit involves matches and petrol :big grin:

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« Reply #35 on: August 05, 2012, 10:58:20 AM »
Hop it Limpy :big grin:

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« Reply #36 on: August 05, 2012, 11:24:50 AM »
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Hop it Limpy :big grin:

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« Reply #37 on: August 05, 2012, 01:24:16 PM »
Thanks froudy for the info, does anyone know of a thread about fitting a k5 thou swinger?
Cheers chaps

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« Reply #38 on: August 05, 2012, 01:41:30 PM »
Always assumed you had a TL1000 with your username Foz :rolleyes:
My bad

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« Reply #39 on: August 05, 2012, 05:30:54 PM »
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Well those forks look like a good height to be honest.

With those forks foz had to make up a stepped top yoke to get some of the height back :wink: easy enough to do & fos made a tidy job of it


Seat unit is still fat tho mate :big grin::lol::lol:
for a better power to weight ratio DIET !

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« Reply #40 on: August 05, 2012, 05:33:17 PM »
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Not all of that chart is right either.

Too right mate & some of us have been telling them for years as you know :rolleyes:
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« Reply #41 on: August 05, 2012, 05:36:18 PM »
Stepped top yoke?

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« Reply #42 on: August 05, 2012, 05:45:05 PM »
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Stepped top yoke?

Forks are shorter than stock so if you aint happy with it being a bit nose down you need to get the height back !, the choices are mucho expensive one off billet yoke this sort of shape  __/===\__  Eg stepped down from the top nut to reach the forks or........... as foz has done weld another pair of fork clamp bits from an old yoke on to the bottom of the top yoke so you can push the forks down a bit & still be able to clamp them up :wink:
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« Reply #43 on: August 05, 2012, 05:54:12 PM »
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Always assumed you had a TL1000 with your username Foz :rolleyes:
My bad

Always had modified 16v Suzuki's mate but also happen to have a TLS in the garage as well and when I registered "foz" wasnt available.

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« Reply #44 on: August 05, 2012, 06:40:41 PM »
Ah I see :wink:

If Foz is available now you can drop Beta a PM and he might be able to sort it for you?