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Monster fork swap?

Does anybody know if any of the full adjustable Showa forks (from a S2R or S4R) will fit my 96 M900 with or w/out changing the tree?

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Who cares... just change the tree as well... why not?




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Who cares... just change the tree as well... why not?
Because I don't want to switch to clip-ons for this bike.

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Honda loves Showa, whats the specs on your Duc forks?
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I haven't checked the dimensions yet. I think they are smaller than the new stuff tho. I got to rip around on a S4R this past weekend and till then, I hadn't even realized how dated the suspension on my bike is.

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jeeps, i dont know which 900 your bike is like, i couldnt find specific specs for a '96 so here are some similar years & specs on 900's and the S2 & S4.

  • 93 M900-Showa inverted type, adjustable, 41 mm stanchions, 120 mm wheel travel
  • 97 M900S-43mm Inverted forks, fully adjustable
  • 2000 M900ie- Showa 43mm upside-down fully adjustable fork. 130mm front wheal travel
  • S2R- Marzocchi 43 mm upside-down fork, 130mm wheel travel.
  • S4R-Showa upside-down fully adjustable 43 mm fork. 130mm wheel travel
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I found the cheaper/simpler alternative. I just need to get the race kit for my forks and wallaa.

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I found the cheaper/simpler alternative. I just need to get the race kit for my forks and wallaa.
Well there ya go... Ohlins I hope!




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Well there ya go... Ohlins I hope!
Possibly but, Showa has a drop in kit with new tops and all. IDK what else is even available cause I have even checked yet.

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Possibly but, Showa has a drop in kit with new tops and all. IDK what else is even available cause I have even checked yet.
i dont think ohlins has anything for your monster. I went on ohlins.com and ran your bike and came up with no fork possibilities.
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i dont think ohlins has anything for your monster. I went on ohlins.com and ran your bike and came up with no fork possibilities.
You have spent more time than I have on the subject. THX!

Its a defiant future upgrade. Just not a priority.

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Showa would be my second choice!




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Showa would be my second choice!
Same here but, I work with whats available first.

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