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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-27-2006, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
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I am not having a favorable experience with the tubes manufactured for me by "Forks by Frank". Nice folk, helpful, but they intentionally build the walls of their tubes thicker, making for a smaller interior diameter. My top-out springs just flat won't fit in their tubes, and the suspension specialist to whom I have gone for help, insists that he doesn't like what they're trying to get me to do to make their tubes work.

I either need your help figuring this out because you've gone there with their product (for the Bonnie) before....

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I need to buy your tubes.
I have an '05 Bonneville Black that I need to get on the road, and the only hurdle I have to overcome are the tubes. I would imagine Thruxton tubes might fit (??), and I hear Honda's CBR 600 F3 ('96-'98) tubes will fit, albeit a bit long.

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Anybody got any tubes you can turn me onto at a reasonable price????

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-27-2006, 08:46 AM
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On 2006-07-27 06:02, FattRat wrote:

I have an '05 Bonneville Black that I need to get on the road, and the only hurdle I have to overcome are the tubes. I would imagine Thruxton tubes might fit (??), and I hear Honda's CBR 600 F3 ('96-'98) tubes will fit, albeit a bit long.

I JUS' WANNA RIDE!

Anybody got any tubes you can turn me onto at a reasonable price????
Ratdude, you answered your own question in the above quote. See T-1's album fro the F3 fitments. I have got Forking by Frank tubes on my Norton, and there was no fitments problems. Just a straight swap out. Is it possible they sent you the wrong Tubes? :???:

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Pat - I have fork tubes - if interested PM me and make an offer. John


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I also have an extra set of tubes and most of the internals also.

Give John the first shot since he posted a response first.

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