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Hi all
Has anyone in here, tried making some covers ?
I like the look, and it should be easy enough.
What I'm thinking, is getting a 35mm thick aluminium tube, with a 2 mm thick wall.
Then drill a few holes down the back side, to prevent condensation.

What you guys think?
 

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I'm trying to picture how in the world hard covers with work on these shocks.
The rubber covers enable them to continue to move properly.
The metal ones would have to be pretty large to accommodate the movement up-and-down and they'd have to be completely open on the back, Correct?
Would you explain further?
 

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OIC! You mean only for the very tops! Now it's clear. Thanks
If you do find/make some, I'd suggest that you fill the inside with lube of some kind, preferably grease I'd expect. Then drilling weep holes should be unnecessary.
 

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Might be a good idea with the grease :)
If I remember correctly, the fork tubes are 33mm thick.
I've only just made a quick search, but so far I've only been able to find a 35mm aluminum tube with a 2mm thickness.
It may be a tight fit :/
 
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