BMX - SE Landing Gear forks question
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03-09-11, 09:21 PM
Hi. Been searching; found nothing. Does anyone here know what size crown race the 1" threaded SE Landing Gear forks take? I need a 26" straight blade/cruiser=style fork in 1" threaded, with a 26.4 crown race.
Thanks for any info,
03-09-11, 10:56 PM
That should be the old school size, The newer ones should fit that bill also.
03-10-11, 05:05 AM
I hope so. I wanna know for sure, before i drop $100 and find out I can't even run my king headset
03-10-11, 12:16 PM
You can always take it to a shop somewhere and get them to use a Crown race cutter on it if it doesn't fit. I did that to my Landing Gear forks when I had a extra piece of pipe welded into the bottom/inside of the fork and also had the welder weld the top along where the crown race sits. I then ground the extra material down and finished it off with the crown race cutter to use a Stronglight A9 lower headset race/bearing on my Littlejohn. This was after it encountered a tree at high speed, head on, and the headset tube was ovalized (which was also welded up and refaced) and the original fork was mangled beyond repair.
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