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has anyone removed the lower fork legs that the calipers attach to? if so how do you remove them?
 

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I honestly do not think they can be removed... The inner fork tube seems to be a permanent fixture...No visable hardware anywhere..When i talked with Simmons about chroming them last year he says he tapes the inner tubes up and just chromes the legs that way... Someone correct me if i'm wrong though..
 

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I honestly do not think they can be removed... The inner fork tube seems to be a permanent fixture...No visable hardware anywhere..When i talked with Simmons about chroming them last year he says he tapes the inner tubes up and just chromes the legs that way... Someone correct me if i'm wrong though..
I believe you're correct sir. Even if they could come apart, it would not be worth it. I followed your lead Scott and painted them to match the bike last week. I have to say they look real good. I went chrome calipers to set it off.
 

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They can be removed, but I can not get it to happen.

On th lower fork, on the wheele side, there are little flush sunk bolts with a head type I do not know.

Once your remove them, you can see that the tube is threaded into the lower fork/caliper bracket.

holding the tube securely enough to unscrew the end is where I am. i just can not get anything to hold the tube tightly enough without risking scratching the tube.

I am stuck, but it clearly can be done.
 

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They can be removed, but I can not get it to happen.

On th lower fork, on the wheele side, there are little flush sunk bolts with a head type I do not know.

Once your remove them, you can see that the tube is threaded into the lower fork/caliper bracket.

holding the tube securely enough to unscrew the end is where I am. i just can not get anything to hold the tube tightly enough without risking scratching the tube.

I am stuck, but it clearly can be done.
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Again not worth it JAKAMN. Anything can be done but somethings are just not worth it. They can be chromed without pulling them apart if you really want to go chrome. Chip Simmons can take care of it for you. Just got back a load of chrome from him. Outstanding, flawless work. Simmons motorworks is the web site. Reach out and i can give you his number.
 

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They can be removed, but I can not get it to happen.

On th lower fork, on the wheele side, there are little flush sunk bolts with a head type I do not know.

Once your remove them, you can see that the tube is threaded into the lower fork/caliper bracket.

holding the tube securely enough to unscrew the end is where I am. i just can not get anything to hold the tube tightly enough without risking scratching the tube.

I am stuck, but it clearly can be done.
yep, im in the same boat. i had mine apart to do fork seals and i had this same question. i decided to just polish and suffer. i ll find a way someday.
i just didnt want any more down time right now. ive had too much as it is.
 

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what is the turn around time with simmons
Sorry for the delay was working on the bike all day.

Simmons turn around is super fast with shipping he had my stuff less than 3 weeks. He shipped my stuff back on a monday and I had it in my hands that same week (wednesday). More important his work is flawless and I have had some bad chrome jobs. He does have quite a bit of 109 stuff in stock for exchange with no down time at all. I did the exchange with the hub.

His number is 770-445-3380
 
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