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Author Topic: Yamiya now selling K0 shock springs . Any Good?  (Read 2849 times)
ashimotok0
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« on: April 06, 2016, 06:48:00 AM »


http://www.yamiya750.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=246_251_142_93&products_id=3390&language=en

How close are these to the originals ...any ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2016, 07:10:43 AM »

Ash, They're probably a great copy and I doubt the judge of the bike show will ever pick up that your springs are copies. I assume the spring turns are the same so my thought would be use them. Unless I'm reading the price wrong, these are around $50. I can't rechrome my originals for that. One of the few items that is better value than using originals IMHO. ( I have to confess I would  rechrome my originals. Mark knows where I'm coming from)
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« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2016, 08:18:42 AM »

Good copies ... But of copies anyway ...
Once installed, which will see that they are not original?? Probably no person...
But if my old spring are still good and just rusty, I choose to redo the chrome...
And if you want to replace the 13 turns on new models by spring 15 turns, it has no interest ...
For me,  It's just a problem between you and your conscience...Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2016, 12:23:06 PM »

The vast majority of people on here use yamiya parts , sometimes it is the only option, if they are a very close copy i would not hesitate to buy a set , good spot ash
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« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2016, 02:03:35 PM »

I do not agree... If the springs 15 turns are not available, then you must put the originals absorbers Honda with 13 turns as it is the replacement part Honda... Why cheat by putting the copies??
Put your copied parts... And soon you will not know what is true from what is false... Huh Huh Huh
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2016, 04:31:32 PM »

I was very foolish I sold my original '69 shocks to a wily old fox of a gentleman in the wilds of Scotland. But he had little money and used them for his CB750 /sidecar combination which was his everyday  and sole mode of transport so no worries really. Problem is that when you mention K0 or Sandcast the or $$$$ signs start  rollin' in  people's eyes and they want a small fortune for what is basically junk to them, so its going to have to be replicas I am afraid. Plus I don't really like having springs -in chrome and it would definitely cost the same or more to have a pair re-plated in the UK.
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« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2016, 08:53:55 AM »

Mark knows where I'm coming from)
Cheesy Yes I do.
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2016, 01:41:38 AM »

I love the terms used by Yamiya : "Authentic replicaGrin Grin Grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2016, 05:01:28 AM »

I love the terms used by Yamiya : "Authentic replica"  Grin Grin Grin

Yes, I too love this term... Roll Eyes "Authentic replica" Roll Eyes  He always made me smile... Cheesy Cheesy

But let's be magnanimous... Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
I think they just wanted to say "Perfect replica"
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2016, 05:20:18 AM »

The vast majority of people on here use yamiya parts , sometimes it is the only option, if they are a very close copy i would not hesitate to buy a set , good spot ash

If this is the ultimate solution...  I agree with you Pete!!
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