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Will RM 250 Forks Guards fit on a 2001 Suzuki DRZ 400E?

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I'm wondering if the RM 250 or the RM 125 Fork Guards would fit on a 2001 Suzuki DRZ 400E? If so, which years would fit on it/

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I believe certain years will fit, but you will need the triples as well. And then they will need to be re-sprung/re-valved to work correctly with the larger bike and your weight.

 

Do a search on here, there is a lot of information about making the swap floating around.

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I believe certain years will fit, but you will need the triples as well. And then they will need to be re-sprung/re-valved to work correctly with the larger bike and your weight.

 

Do a search on here, there is a lot of information about making the swap floating around.

 

 

  I run the stock springs and valving in my guards and they work great. ;)

Soak up the hits and keep the mud off! 

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I meant the fork guard like the plastic guard that protects the forks from rocks, mud, etc.., I have an aftermarket one but the other one (right one) fell of.

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I meant the fork guard like the plastic guard that protects the forks from rocks, mud, etc.., I have an aftermarket one but the other one (right one) fell of.

 

Ohh my bad I totally missed the word "guard"  :facepalm:

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E doesn't have USD forks, you won't be able to put them on without some engineering. Someone's done it here not too long ago (150ron maybe?)

Fork (Guards)

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Fork (Guards)

 

That's what he was talking about...

 

150 ron did it for aesthetic reasons, with DRZ400SM fork guards and seal savers.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/1055336-adding-sm-plastic-fork-guards-to-a-s-model/?p=11199914

 

Or you can do something where the actual guards are protecting the fork stanchions.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/751949-ktm-blade-style-fork-guards-drz400-s-or-e-model/

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1996-98 RM 125/250 featured a conventional 49 mm fork very similar to the DRZ fork in design, other than being a closed cartridge design.

 

The fork protectors, which are integrated into the numberplate will probably fit with a little work. The fork protector sliders would probably require the most tweaking as there are grooves in the RM fork for mounting.

 

I would experiment with cutting the upper portion of the numberplate, or simply mount a headlight in front of it. It also comes in black.

 

Might even use some socks on the forks too to keep mud away.

 

Suzuki_1997_RM250.jpg

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