I am looking to rebuild my 1996 Judy SL fork. I would love to find a set of Arlo Englund cartridges for it, but best I can tell they are no more. I do have access to a 96 Judy DH fork that is in mint condition. Is it possible to gut the internals from the DH and install into the SL? I have looked at manuals online and as far as I can tell the lowers are identical with the dummy leg in SLs. My assumption is that I could swap internals and have an 80mm combo fork. Are the 2 dampers in the DH the same? I was thinking I could double up on the Risse gem cartridges that appear to be available. I am looking to pull together the nicest fork I can on a bike where the fork will not come off. It is a sweet 96 Klein Adroit that fits me perfectly and the only fork removal technique that seems to be effective is using a propane torch to heat loctite for removal. The other recommendation I keep getting is to sell it on Ebay to a collector. No thanks. I am just looing to pull together the best kit I can for this fork.
I am not opposed to running the red legs on my Klein if it would be as simple as a direct swap. I am assuming that the transfer of internals is the way to go.
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