Recognize these forks ? 43mm - Harley Davidson Forums



Custom Models All custom bikes.

Recognize these forks ? 43mm

Reply
 
 
 
P
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-19-2016, 12:28 PM
gallaecus gallaecus is offline
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: ct
Posts: 45
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Recognize these forks ? 43mm

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-15-2017, 09:38 AM
gallaecus gallaecus is offline
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: ct
Posts: 45
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I need to replace the top triple tree. Being 43 mm is very unusual for Harley aftermarket. If anyone has any insight On this, it is very much appreciated thank you
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-19-2017, 02:13 PM
NORTY FLATZ's Avatar
NORTY FLATZ NORTY FLATZ is offline
Elite HDF Member
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: CARLSBAD CA
Posts: 4,323
Thanked 405 Times in 340 Posts
Default

My 1981 YZ 465H's had 43mm tree trunks up front. Held almost a gallon of fork oil between the pair. Probably not what you're looking for but thanks for letting me reminisce for a moment.

Just think if your bike had a foot of travel....
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-22-2017, 10:59 AM
gallaecus gallaecus is offline
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: ct
Posts: 45
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-22-2017, 11:04 AM
gallaecus gallaecus is offline
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: ct
Posts: 45
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

It would probably be easier to have a new top tree milled up.
Than it is to find another one.
But I am still interested in who the manufacturer of this is
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-14-2017, 10:18 AM
grbrown's Avatar
grbrown grbrown is offline
Club Member
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Bedford UK
Posts: 35,621
Thanked 727 Times in 680 Posts
Default

It would help to give us more details about your bike, also some more photos. Those forks are very distinctive, but there may be other clues on your bike that will help identify them. Is the frame a stock Harley one or custom, is the engine stock Harley or aftermarket?
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-15-2017, 07:04 PM
gallaecus gallaecus is offline
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: ct
Posts: 45
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

It's all after market
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-15-2017, 07:07 PM
RANGER73's Avatar
RANGER73 RANGER73 is offline
Club Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Other side of Fucital
Posts: 5,537
Thanked 224 Times in 171 Posts
Default

It'll be cheaper to replace the whole front end.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-23-2017, 05:40 AM
TN Houndog TN Houndog is offline
Outstanding HDF Member
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,281
Thanked 101 Times in 66 Posts
Default

When OCC had their show on tv they used a screw in top tree like that on nearly every build. You might want to give them a call IF they are still in business. Arlen Ness would also be a place to ask.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to TN Houndog For This Useful Post:
gallaecus (03-31-2017)
  #10  
Old 03-23-2017, 07:58 AM
Nomadmax's Avatar
Nomadmax Nomadmax is offline
Ultimate HDF Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SW Ohio, On the bank of Big Twin Creek
Posts: 6,723
Thanked 904 Times in 582 Posts
Default

Here's the way I'd see it if it were mine.

The first one broke and you lived to tell about it. I wouldn't look for anything made by the same company. Unless it was my old ladies bike and I was tired of her.

I'd CL or Ebay the stock fork tubes and triple trees for pennies on the dollar.
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
P
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2012 street glide fork parts TDG Stock Harley Take Offs 9 09-20-2016 09:59 PM
883, 1998 handlebars jqb12 Stock Harley Take Offs 0 08-16-2016 07:38 AM
Good pics of my Deluxe with 14" Flyin Apes and Custom Bare Bones! Nicky Pass Softail Models 27 04-10-2011 01:36 PM
Show off your Rocker RaaDeuce Softail Models 152 04-19-2010 10:34 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:42 PM.


 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: