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1Back to top Go down   Steering head removal Empty Steering head removal on Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:32 am

Ed

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Just a query for those more in the know .
I am looking at swapping over the front forks and triple tree from an 87 K100RT to K100LT, and vice versa .
The K100LT will be used for display purposes only , not to be ridden again , as this frame has been written off by insurers.
The K100RT is hoped to get a make over, naked of sorts , to provide more airflow .

My question : can I remove the forks complete with triple tree as one complete component . what is the process to do so .
Thanks Ed.


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1987 K100RT  Ex- police        
1989 K100LT  Ol' Blue and "Kart" the Kamper trailer.  now KAPUT . 
1993 K1100RS  0194321         Colour #690 Silk Blue  aka " Smurfette"
2018 Kart upgrade.
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2Back to top Go down   Steering head removal Empty Re: Steering head removal on Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:58 am

RicK G

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The steering head and bearings are the same. It's a very easy swap Ed


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3Back to top Go down   Steering head removal Empty Re: Steering head removal on Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:49 am

Holister

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.... and even easier if you just leave the triple clamps in place and swap the forks.


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1989 K100RT     VIN No.  0097367 (naked)  
1996 K1100RS   VIN No.  0451808
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4Back to top Go down   Steering head removal Empty Re: Steering head removal on Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:35 am

charlie99

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easy peasy  Ed


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5Back to top Go down   Steering head removal Empty Re: Steering head removal on Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:12 pm

Ed

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@Holister wrote:.... and even easier if you just leave the triple clamps in place and swap the forks.
Thanks guys . 
My thoughts exactly Nigel .
The front wheel on the RT is literally glued on , due to somebody ( not me) using locktite on the front bearing .
 Which as it heated up spread to the axle , making axle removal difficult . So the remedy is to swap it to a non working bike .


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1987 K100RT  Ex- police        
1989 K100LT  Ol' Blue and "Kart" the Kamper trailer.  now KAPUT . 
1993 K1100RS  0194321         Colour #690 Silk Blue  aka " Smurfette"
2018 Kart upgrade.
Steering head removal 10_x_110
    

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