Rally 1200 Sportster! formerly The GO-SPORT adventure!

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by tobiism, May 26, 2016.

  1. AK650

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    Thanks!
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    I've got some figuring to do! 20210421_222103.jpg
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    I used pieces of 1"x1" sticks to simulate chassis tubes when building my race car frame.
    I drilled holes both ways through the ends to run zip-tied through to hold each junction together.
    It was cheap, fast, and easy to change lengths, angles, and so on to be able to visualize the frame.
    Something to consider?
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    Sounds like a neat idea for sure! Thank you!
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    Made the new pivot for the sporty and burned it in place 20210422_184710.jpg 20210422_200815.jpg
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    Fully unloaded to 10" of travel(haven't committed to lengthening the swingarm yet). Have to make the backbone tomorrow then figure out the shock mounts. 20210422_212438.jpg 20210422_214206.jpg
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    Will the chain clear the swingarm at max compression?
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    Don't know yet but I think so. Need to mockup a chain
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    A turnbuckle works great for an adjustable mock shock absorber. Just make a bushing for the eye bolts, and you can even adjust it while the bike is sitting on the tires.
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    Wow! :wings

    I see the next Must-Have custom bike hardtail setup.
    Either painted flat black or chromed for blingout.

    I see those turnbuckles on every cafe/bobber/scram/tracker at the next big custom bike show...

    Can I get your autograph before you become world famous?
    What a guy! Giving your genius ideas to others at no charge... :thumb
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    I am going to take off the spring and mockup the shock so I can run it through its travel.. great idea though!!
    hey now,, I see a metmachex swingarm? Now I must see the whole bike!
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    What color chain.

    ITS IMPORTANT!
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    Gold baby. Gold
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    Needs motor mounts and fore/aft bracing. 20210423_202147.jpg
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    Wooooooo!

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    interesting back bone. Gonna have to pull the motor out to do cylinder work?
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    Thanks! Nope. It'll clear just fine.
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