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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-10-2019, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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Front fork swap

I have a 2007 r6 and just wanted to know if there is any way to put the new forks 2017- 2019 on my bike. Either just the forks or swap the whole triple tree too.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 10:09 AM
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Re: Front fork swap

You should be able to swap the whole front end. The forks are wider, so they won't fit the stock tree, but the frame is the same.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
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That’s what I was thinking. Just wasn’t sure if they have tweaked the frame at all.
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-17-2019, 04:43 AM
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Re: Front fork swap

If anyone has tried this I would be interested to know if there was any issues, or if the 2017+ front end is indeed a straight swap onto the earlier model. Tempted by the slightly better range of aftermarket parts for the more recent Yamaha R1.

Looking to put a 2015+ R1/R1M front wheel + brakes onto a 2010 R6.

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Anyone know if the upper and lower triple clamps from the 2015+ R1/R1M, 2017+ MT10 would work? Might expand the search range of available parts.
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