What do I need to install 72 up forks on my CT70 KO?

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  1. Waveraider

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    I'd like to install tha wider Kenda 761 tire on my CT70KO, but was told that the tire will not fit between the forks. What all is needed to install the newer fork assy, and do I need the 72 up front wheel assy? Thanks.
     
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  3. racerx

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    What size tire? Anything up to 120/90x10 should fit, without much fanfare beyond some loss of chain tension adjustment range.

    The complete wheel & brake assembly is the same for any K0-`82, though the K0 requires an axle spacer, (RH side).

    Here's a checklist of items needed to retrofit a K1 fork in place of a K0:
    • K1 upper fork tree
    • K1 lower fork tree
    • K1 folding bar clamp asm.
    • K1 headlight ears
    • K1 chrome trim rings & lower fork tube covers
    • K1 headlight asm/speedo bracket/speedometer & cable...if switching over. You can retain the K0 headlight/speedo asm, though the longer speedo cable should be used.
    • K1 axle, which is longer than the K0
     
  4. Waveraider

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    Thanks Racerx. I was wanting to go to 120/90x10, but this looks like a PITA. I think I'll just stick with the 4.0X10's.
     
  5. Waveraider

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    OK. I found a '79 CT70 frame and front fork assy nearby. Anyone know if my chrome fender is a direct bolt-on?
     
  6. ez50

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    Yes, the fender works. Close to home - the best kind for a close-up inspection.
    Are you going with a painted top and BMX bars or chrome and Monkey bars?
     
  7. Waveraider

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    Planning on the Chrome bars.
     

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