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anybody no who cuts forks internal

hey guys just wondering if anybody on here can or no a company who cut forks internal ? im wantin to get mine done since its winter and got the bike tore down any help or info will be appreciated.

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hey guys just wondering if anybody on here can or no a company who cut forks internal ? im wantin to get mine done since its winter and got the bike tore down any help or info will be appreciated.
trac dynamics does i think. i know mcintosh does for sure.

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Sorry for the rookie question. But what are the benifits of it?
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Sorry for the rookie question. But what are the benifits of it?
To get your bike lower. A lot of front forks can only slide through the triples so far because they're tapered. You cut them internally and you can lower much more.


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To get your bike lower. A lot of front forks can only slide through the triples so far because they're tapered. You cut them internally and you can lower much more.
Typically it's done this way for the dragstrip. It does have it's limitations though as the reduced spring length will limit suspension travel. There's no change in the spring rate, just a reduction in length. Meaning you will bottom out the forks much sooner.

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http://dmeracing.com/

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trac dynamics does i think. i know mcintosh does for sure.
ok cool... i'll check with both and see wat they say.

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http://dmeracing.com/

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hey man thx for the link

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To get your bike lower. A lot of front forks can only slide through the triples so far because they're tapered. You cut them internally and you can lower much more.


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Two wheels works do them for 150 i believe and they can anadize them to if u wanna go broke lol
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To get your bike lower. A lot of front forks can only slide through the triples so far because they're tapered. You cut them internally and you can lower much more.


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Thanks man!

I had to shim my gsxr b/c i could only lower the front a little over 1/2". First time at the track, i launched and the clipon slipped on me. talk about a pucker factor, so i had to tighten it and it never did it again but was always in the back of my head.
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