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post #11 of 44 (permalink) Old 10-08-2012, 11:46 AM
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Will he do custom angle T-T's? If so, I wonder if his solution would be cheaper than the AME kit which cost $2K. Be nice stretch it out some since my bike is getting a nasty drop.

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Will he do custom angle T-T's? If so, I wonder if his solution would be cheaper than the AME kit which cost $2K. Be nice stretch it out some since my bike is getting a nasty drop.
have no clue give him a call worst he could say is fork you

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On a bobber we want to remove everything possible... but taking the instrument panel off of the triple tree looks gross.





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well yeah it would just look dumb to not have the panel on that tree

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see.. so my bike looks dumb right now
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Will he do custom angle T-T's? If so, I wonder if his solution would be cheaper than the AME kit which cost $2K. Be nice stretch it out some since my bike is getting a nasty drop.
Not that I am aware of.. He does just makes new tubes to put into your stock Triples... but see that is where my conversion chart comes into play... get raked triple tree from another bike that uses the same steering bearings as ours that has the correct raked triple, then call frank to get the right set of forks made... it would still be under $2000.

Or if I could get the list completed on lengths, a whole different front end could be had for a couple hundred off of eBay.
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see.. so my bike looks dumb right now
what do you expect your in the middle of giving it a one off makeover from ground up

bet my custom seat looks dumb as hell right now but when its finished it will be beautiful i hope

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I kinda dont think that Frank is with us anymore (heck, I remember his work from the 60s)...more than likely, its his kid/s or whatever...but Im sure the quality is still there....he'd prolly be around 90 now, I think....



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I kinda dont think that Frank is with us anymore (heck, I remember his work from the 60s)...more than likely, its his kid/s or whatever...but Im sure the quality is still there....he'd prolly be around 90 now, I think....
From what I have read here real recent.. his wife is still answering the phone for the business, and knows her stuff when it comes to the best fork for your scoot.
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...thats cool....Frank was an icon...just like Arlen, etc...



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