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Offline beardyimpman

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tiger cub forks upgrade
« on: December 14, 2019, 04:49:55 PM »
WHAT FORKS CAN BE FITTED TO A TIGER CUB SCRAMBLER, IS BSA C15 FORKS SUITABLE , WANT TO USE CUB 19,, FRONT WHEEL THANKS

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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2019, 03:54:44 PM »
I think bantam heavyweight forks would go straight on.

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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2019, 08:53:15 PM »
thanks for the reply , any other suggestions , thanks

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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2019, 09:08:20 PM »
if you have the nous to adapt bearings, alter the stem length and diameter, then anything you like. Anything not for that model of Cub is going to need some fannying with anyway.

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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2019, 09:10:15 PM »
They did make a scrambler version of the Cub. Check the spec.
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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2019, 09:42:34 PM »
thanks again , the scrambler used heavyweight forks one inch longer,was told they used the triumph t21 forks , also,, any of these are looking hard to pick up ,

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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2019, 10:25:54 PM »
As memory comes back I think T21 or T90 forks were used. I think all C series forks (350/500) are similar, but changed over the years. That may broaden your search. Good luck.
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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2019, 08:08:20 PM »
thanks again , the scrambler used heavyweight forks one inch longer,was told they used the triumph t21 forks , also,, any of these are looking hard to pick up ,
It depends what you want to use it for,if you just want good suspension ,fit modern forks.i fitted suzuki dr 125 forks to a bantam a few years ago,transformed the handling,and cost very little,but you need a lathe,welding kit etc.

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Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2019, 09:06:57 PM »
thanks for all the help , just want to build a scrambler and re live my youth ,was told today by an ex scrambler that they used  bsa c11 c12 forks and yokes as they were at a different angle and that gave longer wheel base ,