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How do I shorten my forks

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I have the bike sitting where I want, but to do so, the fork tubes are pushed through the triple trees by about 8 inches (I've not actually measured). I know people machine forks, but I'm not sure where to start. Maybe I just replace them with new shorter forks that fit these trees. Any advice, links, etc
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If you could drop the forks a foot and four inches the sump would drag on the ground..... If you want "shorter" front suspension beyond the 1.25 inch of so thats safe with the stock forks , buy a modern front end that fits your measurements.Your rider safety far outweighs any sense of looking cool and dying for it
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