Not that you asked, but TLR and Hayabusa forks are identical in nearly every aspect externally. The guts to the late model 'Busa forks are much better than the TLR forks however.
With that said, the TLS forks are identical to the TLR forks other than the TLS forks are longer, providing for a slightly slacker head angle. TLR and 'Busa forks bolt directly into the TLS however an upgraded steering damper is highly recommended since the head angle will be steeper and more prone to tank slappers. On the upside, the TLR/Busa forks make for a more aggressive handling TLS that flicks quicker into corners and feels a bit more balanced IMHO with a tad more weight over the front wheel.
Recently Hossman has gone through the upgrade of installing 'Busa Racetech'd forks onto his TLS. You could PM and ask him about the install.....but it went smoothly. Hossman is even running TLR front calipers on the setup:
Busa forks, stock for stock are more lightly sprung than TLR forks, they are also heavier as they have longer lower tubes. Spring rate in Stock busa fork are .85 kg, TLS forks are .74 kg and TLR forks are .95 kg. So except for the pretty shiny color, the TLR fork is better. If you are going to change forks, it is far more desireable and I would say more cost effective to respring and revalve. The heavier spring of the TLR actually makes it feel as if turn in is slower as the dive is less on braking.:banghead
...speaking from personal experience, I had TLR forks on my TLS until a bud needed to source some new TLR forks - he couldn't find any for a price he could afford so I gave him the forks off my TLS and re-sprung/heavier oil in my stock forks... apart from the gold color, I'm happy I did that and went back to the stock TLS length forks (maybe I'll find a local place that could gold coat my stock forks for a reasonable price one day...)...
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