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Help identifying forks on a 1979 XR80

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Hi All,

Hoping someone out there can help me confirm that these are the original forks for this bike.  They look a little small, but they have 27mm tubes and the triple clamp/mounts appear original.  The 16" front tire is a little fatter than usual - 3.00 instead of 2.50 - maybe previous owner did that to offset the smaller fork height and bring the front end up.

Please see photo - 10" from bottom of fork slider to bottom of wiper cap.  Can anyone confirm this measurement on an XR80 of same vintage?

Thanks & appreciated,

Brian

 

 

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any numbers / letters stamped on any of the forks / triple clamps ?

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44 minutes ago, S.O.A.N.Z said:

any numbers / letters stamped on any of the forks / triple clamps ?

Here's what I can find.

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After comparing photos online and adjusting for scale, I've figured out the measurement should be more around 12", and that I must have forks from an early model XR75 or similar bike.

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