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Old 05-08-2011, 02:53 PM   #391
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It's too bad that all the motorcycles you own need upgrades and modifications to make them good.
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Old 05-16-2011, 07:30 PM   #392
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Wow! re those my new pistones? Yippee!!!
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Oh, I have plans for that, too.

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Old 05-16-2011, 07:57 PM   #393
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Wow! re those my new pistones? Yippee!!!
Ahhhh, not quite.



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Old 05-17-2011, 06:10 AM   #394
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...dang if I didn't know better, those look like squishband pistones...
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Old 06-04-2011, 09:56 PM   #395
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It's too bad that all the motorcycles you own need upgrades and modifications to make them good.
Now that's funny
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Old 06-11-2011, 06:41 AM   #396
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So, itll be the 1150 'arm then? Im starting to think along similar lines...

Id like to keep the bike close to the original geometry and seat height. Looks like the 1150 item is only a touch longer than the original paralever.

Whats your plan re. suspension height?
WP 50's are 2.5" longer between the lower steering stem bearing and the axle. Raising the rear the same amount should be straight forward with the 1150 swingarm and a suitable shock.


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Old 06-11-2011, 09:25 AM   #397
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Hiya Lornce,

FYI, HPMGuy is doing another run of the custom R-Dubb triples for adapting the WP's to BMW's if you are interested...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=696019
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Old 06-11-2011, 11:29 AM   #398
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Hiya Lornce,

FYI, HPMGuy is doing another run of the custom R-Dubb triples for adapting the WP's to BMW's if you are interested...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=696019
What are the critical geometry dimensions specific to his pieces?

Particularly, trail at various rake angles?

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Old 06-11-2011, 12:58 PM   #399
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What are the critical geometry dimensions specific to his pieces?

Particularly, trail at various rake angles?

I'd say to go check that original R-Dubb thread.. or ask R-Dubb.
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Old 06-11-2011, 01:02 PM   #400
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I'd say to go check that original R-Dubb thread.. or ask R-Dubb.
I waded through some of that thread but didn't actually discover much of use.

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Old 06-13-2011, 11:34 AM   #401
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:56 PM   #402
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I waded through some of that thread but didn't actually discover much of use.

Here is the forerunner to that thread... looks to be all about the design of the triples that went into production..

LINK

We only need one more buyer for WP 50mm's for HPMGuy to do the run..
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:35 PM   #403
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That is a VERY clean machine.
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Old 06-17-2011, 06:30 AM   #404
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Never mind that dopey GSPD, dad. When is my sidecar going to be ready?



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Old 06-17-2011, 06:11 PM   #405
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Never mind that dopey GSPD, dad. When is my sidecar going to be ready?



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