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Hi, my thoughts are  It looks like a LRV, or Tange, possibly a Wienert, but there is no name stamped on steer tube, and the weld quality is too good, for most of the 70's made forks, which alot of those early forks had tooth paste looking welds. Not these which look more precision. And the fork is almost with zero rake.  Anybody know what they are? And if so, Also looking for stickers  (lol), once I get this figured out. Anyone?

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wouldn't a Tange be stamped?

 

didn't some company like Lung (spelling?) make one like that?  

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You would think Tange would be stamped but these are identical to my TX500's. Hmmm and yes mine are stamped.

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Thats my dilema, no stamping anywhere. No name.... Thats why I dont think Tange is answer...

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Made both ways. I have a set of straights. Ill get pics tonight.

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Here's my straight TX500's. Steerer is stamped Tange F8 (June 78).

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I notice that Cycle24/7's fork is also drilled for a brake hole. They sure look Tange but with no stamp and a brake hole, probably not.

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Any chance an early Jimmy W FORK?

 THE WELD QUALITY, AND LACK OF BRAND STAMPING HAS ME PUZZLED..

Darn caps.... :oof:

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Oh shiiiiiiit. Being advertised as NOS too. Yayyyyyyyy

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as far as Tange forks go.   

 

TX-500 :  curved legs

TX-500a :  straight legs

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Thanks Patrick. Did the decals on the straight legs say "a" or just tx500?

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I don't think the decals were any different.

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Yup, they are from Malaysia, but thanks to a guy we know, I ended up with a pare, he told me they where rare, I shoulda known, the lack of brand name had me suspicious from the getgo...

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