Anyone got experience with to bore (machine)?

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Does anyone got experience with to bore (machine) the lower XT triple clamp up to 59mm? (original is 56mm, my KYB fork got 59mm).

I am scared because the final wall thinkness will be very low…

Anyone got experience with to bore (machine)?

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  1. die zreissts dir beim ersten Sprung 🙂 schon alles probiert

  2. I was thinking same but decide to buy ktm exc triples.

  3. No problem. You can do it and ride safe!

  4. with a rest thickness of 3,4mm its litte scary, you have only one live 🙂 this is not 7075 alloy!

  5. With the Marzocchi Shiver 45 I enlarged the lower clamp only from 56 to 57 mm.

  6. Ohhhh nooooooo

  7. I bought a set of 4T RR clamps for my KYBs. These fit the forks. You just need to press your XTrainer stem out and fit it to the RR clamp. I went for the 4T clamps to compensate for the reduced offset of the KYB axel lugs.

  8. If I buy only the lower tripple clamp from RR, does it fit together with upper triple clamp of XT? (offset between stem and fork)

  9. XTrainer offset = 20 mm

  10. Alternative solution:
    KTM lower clamp offset 20mm (bore u00d860mm) + rolled sheet thick. 0.5mm + Xtrainer stem

  11. Martin Dosch The picture is triple clamp ktm with offset 22 ?

  12. This is cast aluminium, machined to look like billet…too big a risk imo. I bought second hand KTM triple clamps and had the centre hole machined to take the Beta stem.

  13. I bored mine 0,5mm to fit a showa and so far so good in hard enduro

  14. Its that thick for a reason….

  15. I sure wouldn’t want to thin mine out that much!

  16. If you go ahead and do this please videotape the first few jumps for us

  17. That’s thinner than I would ride with.

  18. Risk is typically calculated by comparing likelihood with consequence. The consequences of a triple clamp
    failure at speed could be catastrophic and there is a legitimate but un-quantifiable likelihood that machining the triple-clamp will lead to it failing. This is a high risk option when compared to purchasing a finished component that is engineered for the task.

  19. Not worth it. Spend the money…

  20. I think it AllBalls that has a webpage that lists triple swaps, I’d def hunt that up. You might have take more measurements of yours.

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