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Offline Kazawhaki

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Replacement Front forks
« on: May 14, 2019, 09:28:17 pm »
Hey folks, my front forks are fairly pitted. Had the fork seals done and the shop polished them down but new forks are leaking now so it's either get them re cromed or source replacements. Unfortunately I'm having difficulty finding replacement parts. Papt number 44013 I think seems to be unavailable. Does anyone know if there is another bike that uses the same part that could be used?

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 09:34:29 pm »
Ebay - a fair number seem to be available.

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2019, 04:22:54 pm »
I agree, Ebay has fork parts {or better} they have full front forks.
Be careful which year forks you buy as they changed and you need to buy a year similar to yours.

Also; You can go to the COG Emporium in this Forum and ask if anyone has a set to sell.
I'm certain that there are some available.

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 08:16:22 pm »
What year C10?
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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2019, 10:59:19 pm »
I had to go back, and look thru all his prior posts... to find out... which is something people have to do right from the start, when asking about " Parts "    >:(

he has a '95 by the one post I found, hopefully that helps him... so he needs forks from '95-'06...

'94 and down won't help him...


Ya take a big risk on Ebay, most of those bikes sold as "parts" have been wrecked... sooo... flip a coin of if the forks are bent...
I've got 3 sets of Junk forks, just like that, bent, scored, scratched/dinged up tubes... junk...

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2019, 11:18:30 pm »
Race Tech offers fork tubes for the Connie. They don't list the price, you will need to call them. Its about halfway don the page on this link.

http://racetech.com/ProductSearch/12/Kawasaki/Concours%20ZG1000/1994-2006

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2019, 12:18:58 am »
Race Tech offers fork tubes for the Connie. They don't list the price, you will need to call them. Its about halfway don the page on this link.

http://racetech.com/ProductSearch/12/Kawasaki/Concours%20ZG1000/1994-2006


going thru the links, and models, by different pages, they do not list Applicable tubes for either GTR/ZG 1000..

sorry.  They do show cool ones for thee C14 tho, in colors... @ $300+ each... :rotflmao:

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2019, 12:52:29 am »
I have 3 sets of 94 and newer fork sets.  They are all from non-wrecked parts bikes.

Search my parts list link for 'fork tube'.

You can PM me for additional details on these sets.

I will be away from these parts until Sunday afternoon 5/19.
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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2019, 05:33:27 pm »
Hey Stasch, thanks for the reply. I'm in Ireland so I'm presuming the shipping would make the costs prohibitive. Out of curiosity how much would you be asking for a pair of forks for a 95 model. It's looking like the parts are unavailable so re crome the set I have is looking like another possibility.

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Re: Replacement Front forks
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2019, 06:59:30 pm »
I doubt re chroming is a good option as iti s a industrial hard chrome and OD must be exact.
Probably needs to be hard chromed and ground to correct OD..
Shipping from USA may be cost prohibitive too?
Is Ebay available in Ireland?
I know of GTR folks that would have the forks you need in Germany/Austria/England.
Thinking purchase from there may cost less to ship?

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