Earles Forks on a /6?

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by Crush, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. Crush

    Crush Been here awhile

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    I am contemplating attaching a sidecar to an R90/6 and I am wondering if a set of /2 earles forks will fit or will there be a lot fabrication to make them work?

    Thanks, Dennis
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    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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  3. bmwhacker

    bmwhacker Still on 3 wheels

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    I built this tug using a /6 frame. The Earls was modified by someone else. They replaced the ends to accept the later model axles and removed the rear stiffener brace altogether.... I have added a /5 axle in the rear holes for extra support. The top plate was modified for the later handlebar clamps. The headlamp mounting frames were made from round steel stock. The shock mounts were also refabricated to use modern shocks. A stock /6 fender is mounted with a round stock fender mount in the front. Mounted 80's Suzuki Tokico single piston calipers and the stock BMW master cylinder. I also installed a /5 friction damper and a VW hydraulic damper.

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