Sneak Preview for the F650 USD Fork Conversion Group

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by creola, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. creola

    creola Been here awhile

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    I got a drawing from WayneC a couple of weeks ago. The drawing was for an ignition switch holder to convert the F650 to USD forks. It took me a while to switch around the mill and the lathe and to get the sludge upstairs in thinking mode again.

    Here is the sequence to date:

    Fire up the foundry and cast the ingot. This time I did the melt in the mold since this would be a larger than normal melt;


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    Working the ingot to the basic shape;

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    Starting the finish rough cuts to hold the cylinder;

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    I need to bore out the cylinder hole, and drill and thread the holes.

    Then I will send it to WayneC for his critique. If he says go, I will make them available.
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  2. focallength

    focallength Long timer

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    Ya know thats going to void the warranty, right.
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