The TJ BRUTAL CUSTOMS Fork Extensions for Honda Shadow VT750DC Spirit 2001-2007 & VT750RS RS 2010-2014motorcycle forks are here! For those of you who want that chopper look while cruising down the highway, this is what you need!
These fork extensions add 6" to your forks and are machined from stainless steel, so they can be polished to a chrome-like finish to match your forks if you choose.
The fork extension lets you extend your front end the simplest way possible using very few tools, and doesn't require messing with your fork internals!
Lift the bike so only the front end is off the ground, and let the front forks unload.
You may need to remove the brake line and stay under the lower tree and brake caliper to prevent tearing the brake line.
If you have a speedometer, you may want to disconnect it from the hub as well.
Loosen the fork pinch bolts on the top and bottom trees.
Slide the forks down through the top tree, but not all the way out of the bottom tree.
Remove the stock fork caps carefully, they are under a little bit of spring pressure.
Remove the O-rings from your stock fork caps and install them on the threaded end of the fork extensions.
Using a little bit of fork oil, wipe a thin film on the threads of the fork extension.
Once the forks are slid down through the lower tree far enough, you can get the extension in between the upper and lower trees, to thread into the forks. EDIT: we have found it is important to have the lower tree clamp loose, otherwise you will have trouble threading the extensions in.
Thread them carefully as the threads are fine and cross-threading will be a very expensive mistake. It often helps to rotate the extension counterclockwise slowly to feel where the threads begin. (somatosensory precision!)
once the fork extensions have been threaded in, you can use a #2 phillips screwdriver in the 1/4 " hole at the top of the fork extensions to snug them down.
Repeat for both sides of the forks.
Slide the extensions up into the top tree,
Tighten all pinch bolts. - Top pinch bolts to 8ft-lb, Lower pinch bolts to 36ft-lb
Ride fast, take chances easy rider!
****These are intended for choppers. which typically aren't running tomfoolery such as speedometers and brakes. however if you want to run a front brake or a speedometer you will need to get longer lines if you want to run these extensions.