The Parts Sourcing Thread

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by jfman, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. jfman

    jfman Long timer

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    Hello all. I am trying to find strong weld-in flared fittings for an oil tank (not the AN type) that will use conventional rubber hoses and clamps. I need them to be of a good gauge steel because I am having them welded to a pipe from a crash bar.

    They wont be exposed or anything(weled on the inside) but they cant be wimpy. I want the setup to be strong.

    Do you guyz know where I can find these bits?

    Hopefuly from a place that also sells a lot of other things I might need.

    Thanks!
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  2. Tenni126

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    A quick search turned up a company called AP Air that has that kind of stuff. Never used them, but they have what you're talking about. For other fab stuff, I've used weld tab and their stuff is pretty good. Mostly though, the have just tabs and thread fittings and whatnot.
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  3. sailah

    sailah Lampin' it

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  4. pilot

    pilot Well... Super Moderator

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    Having trouble finding that obscure part for your build? Ask here.
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  5. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    This could be a valuable resource:deal

    Can we have an index in the first thread?
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  6. 81cr450

    81cr450 Been here awhile

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    Need a "cheap" but not junk big single round enduro headlight for my Kninja. Ninja 500 ex in k5 frame. Tried eBay but ,light , brings a million hits that don't get it
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  7. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Sounds like you need work on your google fu:D

    Try this
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  8. 81cr450

    81cr450 Been here awhile

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    Sorry should have been clearer. 10" big round single, trail tech makes an 8" $250 for halogen $500 for hid.

    http://www.trailtech.net/1832-100-00

    Thanks for the link sanjoh, duals might have to do
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  9. stickbri

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    Looking for a source for seals for the rear shock seal head on a 1981 honda xr 200r. My first shock rebuild.
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  10. mach1mustang351

    mach1mustang351 Long timer

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    I have been searching on the interwebs and cant find anything quite right. What would be the closest tank for a TZ750 flat track tribute? Any ideas appreciated
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  11. joexr

    joexr Banned

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    Google pix of KR's tracker .
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  12. mach1mustang351

    mach1mustang351 Long timer

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    Yeah. Done that. Struggling to find something close available to purchase.
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  13. pennswoodsed

    pennswoodsed lizards,bugs and me

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    I looked at it, it was a Champion style tank ,larger than average . Interesting question . What chassis are you using ?.
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  14. pennswoodsed

    pennswoodsed lizards,bugs and me

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    [​IMG] Redmax has a large champion tank [​IMG]
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  15. mach1mustang351

    mach1mustang351 Long timer

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    I was looking at that tank last night thinking it was a good option. I was having a hard time telling if the shape was right or if the bumble bee pattern on KRs tank was hiding that side angle a bit.

    I have a few irons in the fire on a chassis. I have a friend that is willing to donate an XS650 to the cause, I am also sort of hunting a more proper flat track frame. Im still shopping and when I have enough parts it will become a thread
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  16. pennswoodsed

    pennswoodsed lizards,bugs and me

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    Modified(de tabbed) xs chassis have been used on many street bikes and some racers .There is a strong following and availability of parts, especially west coast . See Mike's xs and many others . several good threads on here also.
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  17. dcmspikes

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    Do you guys have any recommendations on LED taillights? They are obviously easy to find, but which ones are good?
    Thanks
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  18. dpforth

    dpforth no inline fours

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    I am happy with this one from UFO
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  19. Foxed101

    Foxed101 Monkeywrench

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    I'm looking for a front wheel for a Cx650 c build.
    Something to resemble the rear wheel (cast 5 spoke star) with roughly the same diameter with tires fitted.
    And with dual brakes.

    [WRONG: The only wheel In those lines so far seems to be out of a '84 cb700sc or a '84 or '85 CB750sc. WRONG]

    Edit: misread my notes. Nighthawks have cast double 3 spokes.
    The candidate is a '83 or '84 CBX750 Horizon front wheel.
    But where to get one?

    Also open for better suggestions :D
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  20. pennswoodsed

    pennswoodsed lizards,bugs and me

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    I like those wheels , I don't think we used Horizon name here . This is on ebay.de Sayonara Cycles ? plentiful here wheel.JPG
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