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Old 09-12-2009, 06:53 PM   #1
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Default Slugs vs ?

We all know that extending fork tubes with slugs is dangerous. The screw in point becomes a stress riser waiting to crack! I had a problem with them when I was younger, and you can google a ton of info about it. But recently I have been hearing about extended caps. I don't know much (anything) about these, but reading about how they work, it seems that the same inherant danger exists for these.

No? Anyone care to comment? Thanks!
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Old 09-12-2009, 07:11 PM   #2
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Never slug any motorcycle. I don't care what anyone says about it. The threaded joint is always very weak. Don't fall for it. If you do slug your tubes then name me as your beneficiary.
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Old 09-12-2009, 09:38 PM   #3
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Yea, as I said. But what about extended caps? What's the deal there?
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Old 09-13-2009, 06:32 AM   #4
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Just buy a set of extended tubes. Google Forking by Frank. he makes anything you need and in any length. Do it right if you are going to do it.
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