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Old 10-05-2012, 12:59 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by PenultimateMan View Post
So, Lukas, if the caps fit and the feet can be machined, I'd just need the internals and the caps and the rest of the stock forks could be kept in place.

Originally Posted by PenultimateMan View Post
Also, and please pardon my ignorance, what would need to be done to simply adapt the KTM triples to the BMW? Are they mounted to the bike completely differently? Isn't it just a set of bearings and such that attach the triples to the front of the frame? I'm sure the whole process must be more complex, but I'm not privy to the complexities of it.
First you need to find or have made triples with the right geometry, stock 950/990 have too much offset. Then you need to figure out the stem / bearings, steerings stops, clearances, etc.
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