Fitting RGV250 USD forks?

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Fitting RGV250 USD forks?

Post by Gerrit » Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:36 pm

I may be able to get my hands on an RGV250 USD fork assembly (with White Power internals). Has anybody fitted these forks to a KR and is it a worthwhile mod? Are there any pitfalls in installing?
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Re: Fitting RGV250 USD forks?

Post by Luders » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:11 am

Yes the SP model forks with rebound damping is a worthwhile mod. Andy Bailey used VJ22 forks in his race bike. No pitfalls I'm aware of.

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Re: Fitting RGV250 USD forks?

Post by Gerrit » Thu Aug 04, 2016 1:13 pm

Thanks for the reply, Luders. Sounds like it's a good purchase then.
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Re: Fitting RGV250 USD forks?

Post by JanBros » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:03 pm

I would go for more modern forks. RGV forks are not much better than KR's or ZXR400's.
I myself have ZX6-R 2004 forks in my KR and my ZXR4/600. and that is a massive improvement. not only suspension-wise, but also the braking with radial calipers. yes, you can stop as hard with original brakes, but the feeling is soooo much better that you can brake later.
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Re: Fitting RGV250 USD forks?

Post by Gerrit » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:39 pm

Jan, the forks in question have White Power internals. I would assume that the conversion has improved the quality of the forks' action considerably.
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