GP steering tube length. Help..please

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    GP steering tube length. Help..please

    Post by Watson76 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:15 am

    Hi, tried fitting leggys today and either been sold li leggys or my tube been chopped at some point. So if anyone knows, or could find out the steering tube length that would be a great help. Thanks. Watson.
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    Post by Wally on Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:19 am

    LI legshields are pretty different looking to GP ones. Got any pics?


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    Post by Watson76 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:26 am

    They are cutdown, so the characteristics of both have been lost really if you get what I mean. Ill post a picture up in the morning though cheers
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    Post by Wally on Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:16 pm

    Right, I'm with ya know. I may be talking shit but I'm sure the later Indian gp fork stems were longer. Tho how much this affects the outer column...



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    Post by NorthernJordan on Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:58 pm

    GP fork tubes are shorter than LI/SX fork tubes. So if you have some LI cut down leggies, you wont be able to fit them without some modifying of the length.


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    Post by Watson76 on Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:09 am

    Yeap, i was just trying to determine if I'd been sold li leggies or my steering tube has been chopped. Turns out they are li leggies
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    Post by NorthernJordan on Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:09 am

    YOu would have to shortn the leggies and then reweld the fixing points bac on the top.


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    Post by Watson76 on Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:30 am

    Yep sourcing GP ones save the hassle
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    Post by NorthernJordan on Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:41 am

    Might be worth looking for some indian leggies if your going to cut them?


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