DX fore brake to fork clamp question

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    I want to install a fore brake on my C- Model that has the DX styled fork (bladed), was there a specialized DX fore brake clamp to fasten it to the fork? The fork is not rounded like standard forks are. Is it something that I need to fabricate?
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    There are 3 part numbers in the catalog for the brake arm clamps/clips: one for a spring fork, one for non-spring fork, and one for the rear.
     
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    Here's a factory clamp on a springer fork. forebrake clip springer.jpg
    and here's one I fabricated for my DX with a blade fork and truss rod set up.
    forebrake clip truss.jpg
     
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    It's 16 ga. steel with a couple relief bends in it. If you don't have the tools or material to make one PM me and I'll make one for you.
     
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    Thanks! That looks great, PM’d you.

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    Here you go Jake, I'll drop it in the mail tomorrow. Merry Christmas! Tim
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    THANK YOU! I'll lace up my wheel this weekend. That looks great! :cool::). I'll have my ride on the road sooner than expected...
     
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