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Can anyone tell me what forks I have on the 67 t120r I just bought? No markings on them at all.




http://picasaweb.google.com/royakoch/FrontForks/photo#5136633928656298130
http://picasaweb.google.com/royakoch/FrontForks/photo#5136636089024848050
http://picasaweb.google.com/royakoch/FrontForks/photo#5136636204988965058

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Hi Roy
I would vote for those forks being off a SOHC Honda CB750. If that is the case, it shouldn't be too hard to get the brake components that you need to get it functional. Many purists would prefer that you find original Triumph forks for it, but I think the Honda front end will work better and be easier and cheaper to maintain and rebuild.

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I'm still going for Honda 750. They used a fork lock like that until 1975 when it was integrated into the ignition switch. The top triple looks Honda to me.

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honda forks look pretty cool on triumphs. i just put a set from an '82 650 nighthawk on mine.

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the tripples look a little different but the tubes are an exact match to my '75 cb360 I think most of the cb's had the same brake mounts didn't they? but anyway they would bolt up to my bike as best I can tell. the diameter would be the only difference. but they are honda for sure. my for lock is in the same spot

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I still say CB750. It has brake caliper mounts on both fork lowers. I believe that only the 750 had mounts on both legs before 75.

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Roy,
Any of the brakes from a 69 thru about 75 or 76 Honda CB750K should work. It looks like a stock Honda front rim so th disks should work too.

Geeto?

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I just pulled the complete front brake system off my 360 I don't know if any of the parts will work but if these guys say they do I'll sell them cheap

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somebody called?

Those are definatly honda forks and triple, but what model? Off hand it looks like a 1973-1976 cb750 forks but it could be 550 as well. cb750 forks are 35mm. If I had to guess I would say it is off a 1973-1976 cb750K or 1975-76F but it could also be (but not likly) a 77-78 K or 1969-1972 K

Roy: 1977/78 cb750Fs uses completely different forks and brake systems than all other cb750s and nothing is interchangible, so of course they are not the same and the ones on your triumph.

If you get a close up pic of the mounts from the side, and measure the overall lenght and upper tube diameter I can tell you what year cb750 they are for sure.
 

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