VF1000R front end

VF1000R front end

Postby EMS » Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:07 am

I have these fork legs in my stash that I thought were CB1100R units because of the red sliders and the quick release axle. Turns out that upon closer look they must be VF1000R units as they are much shorter than the R forks. Has anybody, by any chance, ever tried to put a set of these in a CBX?
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Postby cbxtacy » Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:37 am

I had a set parked next to a CBX fer a bit.
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Postby EMS » Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:33 am

cbxtacy wrote:I had a set parked next to a CBX fer a bit.


So did I. But those weren't red, so I can't really tell :wink:


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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby jt » Tue Feb 12, 2008 4:37 pm

EMS wrote:I have these fork legs in my stash that I thought were CB1100R units because of the red sliders and the quick release axle. Turns out that upon closer look they must be VF1000R units as they are much shorter than the R forks. Has anybody, by any chance, ever tried to put a set of these in a CBX?



I do believe Dr.Tom is running a VF1000R front end on his race bike.
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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby EMS » Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:23 pm

jt wrote:
I do believe Dr.Tom is running a VF1000R front end on his race bike.
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Interesting! Can't really tell for sure from the pic. These may be VF1000R sliders, but he must have changed the tubes to a longer version. Look how much space he has above the upper bridge. He has clip-ons on it and the tubes still stick out. :? :?

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Postby jt » Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:16 pm

Yes It looks long but remember he is running 17" rims and has the eng raised up 1" in the frame, which I think allows him to play with the ride height some at different tracks.

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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby steventatt » Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:38 am

i have a 1984 vf1000 front end on my 1981 cbx 1000 prolink model ,made some modes here and there, thicker tubes anti dive calipers air ajustable ect, good move.
dr tom has done it and so have i.
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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby NobleHops » Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:34 am

Heya Steven, and welcome!

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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby steventatt » Sat Mar 24, 2012 3:08 am

i also have fitted a cb900 919 hornet rear swing arm, 5.5"-17" rear wheel and now run a 190/50R17 shinko 010 rear tyre.
engine has been taken out to 1300cc with head, cam and crank work.. carbs will no longer give me as much fuel as i need.. thinking of going to fuel injection.
has any any of you guys done this and what may my best result be????
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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby steve murdoch icoa #5322 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:48 am

EMS and Stefan Jung are the guys you need to talk to about fuel-injection.
http://www.cbxworld.com/features/fimartin/martin.htm
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re: carbs

Postby steventatt » Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:49 am

have gone away from fuel injection and now have purchased a set of 33ml race carbs of tims cbx in the states,
not here yet but we will give then a go..
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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby steve murdoch icoa #5322 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:17 am

We will definitely need a follow-up report including pics when you get things sorted out.
Big carbs, big engine, upgraded suspension...it sounds very interesting.
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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby steventatt » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:44 am

thanks steve,
will keep you imformed,
with all of the work being done we hope to come in some were around 200hp, or close.. lot of money and lots ot time.
parts being painted at the moment, still no exaust, maybe about a nother year away from completion.
lots and lots of go fast parts ect, and some good stop parts... wheels tyres brakes ect ect
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Re: VF1000R front end

Postby steventatt » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:20 am

engine has been firerd up for the 1st time, engine and frame to reunite for the 1st time in 12months for dyno run
still has to be wired and exaust system fitted..
still a couple months to go.
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