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Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:18 am

Looking for new GP fork links !
gonna go for the Disc type, dont wanna use ugly bolt on damper brackets !!

Is anyone using these in link? & can anyone give any feedback on quality etc, etc?? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121385191123

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:45 am

Here's some Vietnamese ones that I have, the Black area in the broken part is a void in the casting. Thankfully this happened when I was fitting them into a set of forks and not on the road. Hopefully it's a one off but I won't be selling the rest of the ones I've got in stock, I'll take the financial hit.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:47 pm

I have some the same in the shed.
snaped when the hub was tightened,luckily not when the bike was driven.
I will only use genuine links now or MB.Its just not worth it to save a few quid.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:40 pm

Jesus H Christ thats scarey!

respect to Corrado for showing.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:30 pm

Norrie Bodge wrote:Looking for new GP fork links !
gonna go for the Disc type, dont wanna use ugly bolt on damper brackets !!

Is anyone using these in link? & can anyone give any feedback on quality etc, etc?? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121385191123

Cheers
Why not get damper studs welded to the drum links - I think Shocky on here does them (if Italian or Spanish) - and if you go with disc links won't you need original style disc brake? (opens up another can of worms....)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:23 pm

Doesn't VE Spares do links , seem to remember some in Scootering or are they Asian made? MB's have got to be the best but raise the front a tad

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:50 pm

If you've got original drum links get Shocky to weld them for dampers,
done a couple of sets for me,quick service and cracking job.
If you've got a drum brake you need drum links

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:16 pm

wack 63 wrote:Doesn't VE Spares do links , seem to remember some in Scootering or are they Asian made? MB's have got to be the best but raise the front a tad
VE got them priced @ near £72 which id pay no probs if Quality is upto scratch?
Andy Francis has some disc links remade by Tino sacchi @ £99... are these the ones i should go for??
the ones in post #1 im stayin well clear of :o
Twisted rods are doing some too? -> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LAMBRETTA-GP- ... 43cdc4c140

im also gonna go for the scoot-RS anti dive disc brake kit.
do Scoot-RS do these for disc links or just drum type? or both?

cheers for replies

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:41 pm

Maybe the details of those to avoid should be posted in a warning section? That is not funny and could well happen to someone on the road.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:17 pm

I would have thought Norrie wouldn't sell crap especially something that may snap. But you never know unless you ask.

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