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Unkown Fork specs

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So I purchased a 1999 RM 125 over the summer, and have been riding it weekly on various tracks. I happened to blow both fork seals while at the track one day last week, and decided to give the ol' "Seal Mate" a shot at removing suspected debris. Turns out, the seals are infact blown out. So I purchased a Pivot Works 1999 RM 125 fork rebuild kit off of Ebay (verified seller) and it turns out the seals and bushings are the wrong size. So I contacted the guy whom I purchased the dirt bike from, and he said that he suspected that the forks on the bike were in fact NOT OEM 1999 RM 125 forks. So I have contacted Showa, Suzuki, AND Pivot Works to try and find out what year these forks are from. I have attached a picture of the Fork ID's in this post, any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

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2 minutes ago, arthur6 said:

Show and Suzuki won't respond. Just measure your forks and buy seals that fit.

I have received an email back from Showa, they said that they do not have a database for fork serial number s?? Crap, guess I'm going to have to buy a micrometer then, huh?

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I believe those are 2001 RM125 forks.  The same number shows up on the fork lug for the 2001-2006 Rm125 forks. 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2001-Suzuki-RM125-Fork-Tubes-Front-Suspension-Triple-Clamps-Fits-01-2006-RM-125/302528628091?fits=Make%3ASuzuki|Model%3ARM125&hash=item46701c857b:g:c3cAAOSwYwJaC1U-

2001 rm125 forks.PNG

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9 hours ago, dirtjumpordie said:

GOOD STUFF BRO ! Thank you so much

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