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CB 500 twin 37mm front end

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40dave
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CB 500 twin 37mm front end

Post by 40dave on Wed 10 Jun 2015, 10:18 pm

Hi all, first post so please be gentle.
Has anyone got a set of front forks in good Nick for sale ?
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steady Eddy
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Re: CB 500 twin 37mm front end

Post by steady Eddy on Thu 11 Jun 2015, 6:23 am

Hi Dave!

Haven't got any forks sorry, whats the problem with your current ones just out of interest?
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Re: CB 500 twin 37mm front end

Post by 40dave on Thu 11 Jun 2015, 9:08 pm

Going to graft a pair into a BSA Gold Star, fedup with crap suspension.
Tried converting Suzuki GS 550 stanchions but was not happy with the outcome.
My missis has a CB 500, took the forks apart and they are a good match ie- similar length,weight of bike etc.
Will be making my own fork bottoms, just need a pair of good stanchions, springs and damping internals.
Missis wants her bike back ha ha...
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Jameshambleton
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Re: CB 500 twin 37mm front end

Post by Jameshambleton on Fri 03 Jul 2015, 10:15 pm

Not sure if this is any help for you, just found these on the bay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-CB500-1999-ref-mbk-forks-needs-seals-/191620339098?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item2c9d76559a
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Re: CB 500 twin 37mm front end

Post by 40dave on Mon 20 Jul 2015, 12:37 pm

Hi James, thanks for the info.
Picked a pair up on Friday thanks..

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