I have a 78 Honda hawk cb400t I was wondering if I can put a heavier from fork and triple tree from maybe a 750. 650 thanks
Thanks all that replied . I am looking for a direct swap . bearings no problem Do you know anything that would work. What I am trying to do is to beef up front end.Plenty of factors come into play when choosing a new front end. i start with wheel size to match the original or something new that i'm looking for, wheel style is important if you want it to match the rear. Another important issue is front brake, that factor alone can disqualify plenty of potential donors. Different steering stem lengths can become an issue, a good machine shop can swap your old stem into a new lower triple tree if needed, longer stem length can sometimes be overcome simply with added spacers.
The CB900F front end was pretty much a direct swap... ...It also raises the front end @1.5" so longer rear shocks are in order to balance the suspension geometry. I think the same vintage CB750 is close to the same
There are a couple of clues right thereWhat is the fork length difference between the CB900 and say my 79 CB400T?
Did Honda have a dual disc spoked wheel front end in those days or is that a comstar or cast wheel?
I'm sure there is a dual disc spoked cruiser front end out there that will accept shorter fork tubes & innards from another Honda, but I haven't stumbled upon it yet. Single disc works fine for my kind of riding.