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Old 09-18-2010, 04:21 PM
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Default Re: Fitting a springer fork to a short head tube?

Originally Posted by Billy Thunder View Post
The problem I foresee is the angle of the bend in the ring (spring head assembly) seems to bind, if it is pushed down the steering tube. How is this problem overcome?
You can put it in a vice & carefully bend it with a hammer to the angle you need. The metal is kinda soft & will bend. Don't go crazy bending it!!!!!!
Also... thread a bolt into the hole (so the threads keep their shape) before bending!!!
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