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Lower fork yoke pinch bolts
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PatricB
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Just wondering if anyone else has encountered this - I got a pair of pinch bolts for my lower yokes, (the yokes appear to be threaded the whole way through, from the front to back). The bolt screws in OK, until the unthreaded section of the bolt hits the threads and it won't turn any further.

Should I be using set screws which are completely threaded, although it seems to me that won't pinch up the clamps properly, or should only part of the yoke be threaded? It looks like something isn't right, just wondering if it's the bolts or yoke at fault, unfortunately I don't have the original bolts for reference. 

Current bikes: 1968 D14/4 Sports, 1974 Triumph T100R Daytona.

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Hi, what forks are they lightweight or heavyweight??

Regards Basil.

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BASIL said
Hi, what forks are they lightweight or heavyweight??

Regards Basil.  

Sorry, heavyweight forks, D14/4S.

Current bikes: 1968 D14/4 Sports, 1974 Triumph T100R Daytona.

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on   some   modles      a  tap    has to pass  throw  the  first   part  of  the  yoke   to  thred    the  last  part        it  will  lev marks          the  marks  wilnot  alow  the  yoke  to  close  up  to pich   the   fork  leg    so  you  may need  to drill     or   emery cloth   away   the  taping  marks    in  the  first   part  of the  yoke     ,start   with  the   same  size   as the  hole  is ,   do  this  by  hand  NOT  with  a  power   dilll   ,  the  pinch  bolts    usly  slid  in  the  first    part    then  tern   into  the  back  of the  yoke 

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