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Question about forks
« on: June 16, 2019, 05:12:13 pm »
Are forks interchangeable between an 08 gen1 and a 13?
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2019, 07:32:27 pm »
I would believe so, maybe the mounts for the ABS ?

I use ZX14 forks with AK-20 cartridge kit on mine,

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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2019, 07:48:48 pm »
Are forks interchangeable between an 08 gen1 and a 13?

Yes.
all ABS forks are interchangeable, even if you don't have ABS, but If you have a newer bike, with ABS, and want to put older NON ABS forks on it, you can't mount the sensor... just letting you know, as you didn't ask it in that manner 

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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2019, 08:01:55 pm »
Are forks interchangeable between an 08 gen1 and a 13?

Yes.
all ABS forks are interchangeable, even if you don't have ABS, but If you have a newer bike, with ABS, and want to put older NON ABS forks on it, you can't mount the sensor... just letting you know, as you didn't ask it in that manner
Thanks Rich. You’re right I did not say!  My 08 is abs, so no problem switching.  I have the traxxion ak 20s on the 08 and wanted to put them on the 13.
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2019, 08:10:49 pm »
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2019, 09:11:42 am »
reid53, I have the set that came off of my 2011 at roughly the 23k mile mark. Let me know if you'd like them, as I'd hook you up!  :great:
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2019, 11:33:59 am »
reid53, I have the set that came off of my 2011 at roughly the 23k mile mark. Let me know if you'd like them, as I'd hook you up!  :great:
Thanks John.  I'm just gonna take the forks off the 08 with the ak20's and put them on the 13.  Then the 08 will get the forks off the 13 with only 18700 miles.
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2019, 09:46:52 pm »
ABS sensor does not mount the same between the early & later years. May make it work with modifications, but not a direct bolt up.
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2019, 12:14:55 am »
ABS sensor does not mount the same between the early & later years. May make it work with modifications, but not a direct bolt up.

was the actual sensor probe different? I know the "tone" rings differed, pulse count was different between early and later models, but wasn't sure about the "probe".

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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2019, 10:24:05 am »
ABS sensor does not mount the same between the early & later years. May make it work with modifications, but not a direct bolt up.

was the actual sensor probe different? I know the "tone" rings differed, pulse count was different between early and later models, but wasn't sure about the "probe".
To bring this up to date.  The forks were successfully swapped, but the sensors do not interchange.  With the 08 sensor on the 13, got an TACT and TTRACK error.  ERROR B-43.  Also on the 08 with the 13 sensor, the ABS light stayed on.   >:( So..gonna switch the forks back.  The 08 forks and 13 forks have different mounts for the sensors.  Oh well.. lesson learned.  Thanks for all the help. 
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2019, 04:15:51 pm »
My forks from my 2011 are still available........ just saying......
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2019, 04:36:57 pm »
My forks from my 2011 are still available........ just saying......
Thanks John.  I don't need forks.  I was just trying to swap the 08's with the AK20's in them into the 13.  But.. the sensors are different and don't interchange. 
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2019, 07:35:49 pm »
My forks from my 2011 are still available........ just saying......
Thanks John.  I don't need forks.  I was just trying to swap the 08's with the AK20's in them into the 13.  But.. the sensors are different and don't interchange.

I'm sorry I didn't have the part numbers handy as to what changed, I did pull them all up about a year ago, as a comparison, and that where I noted the Pulse / Tone ring on the wheel differed, and at that time I think I had the number for the sensors (by year), but for the life of me I can't find what I had posted...  Now I can't even find the short sensor harness for the front on the microfiche.. I'm going batty...

I know for certain the "pulse count" on the '13's is higher than on the '08's, but forgot about the "one bolt vs 2 bolt" mounting..   :-[ :-[

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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2019, 02:12:11 pm »

I know for certain the "pulse count" on the '13's is higher than on the '08's, but forgot about the "one bolt vs 2 bolt" mounting..   :-[ :-[

Well mister, you just might be in for a pay cut for that  :nananana:
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2019, 07:48:17 pm »

I know for certain the "pulse count" on the '13's is higher than on the '08's, but forgot about the "one bolt vs 2 bolt" mounting..   :-[ :-[

Well mister, you just might be in for a pay cut for that  :nananana:

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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2019, 11:18:59 pm »
Can't you switch out the guts, AK20 transfer?
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Re: Question about forks
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2019, 12:45:35 pm »
Can't you switch out the guts, AK20 transfer?
Yes, that is an option now that I know the ABS sensors are not interchangeable.   >:(
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