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Machine a replacement tube same as stock pivot. Move it ahead desired amount, cut two tubes to fill in the space. Assemble to weld using original pivot to square up & comfim parralell. Box in if desiored.. , quick method, there are other ways (but not as easy to do w/o fixture.You can drill 2 pcs of flatbar clamped tpgether to put against sides of pivots with a bolt running thru the pivots, will keep them dead parralellIf you are running struts you do not need bushings.
did you get that bike in a box off ebay?
Here's three swingarms for comparisontop to bottom, left to right... '74, '77, and DOHC.(ignore the obvious screwup with the 10&15/32"... it's 10&7/16" but I can't be bothered to go back and modify the pic)To swap the DOHC swingarm into my '74 frame I;trimmed the swingarm with an angle grinder and a plastic ziptie as a guide. ALL the meat comes off the "lopsided" side of the swingarm.Deburred the cut endinstalled new bronze bushingsInstalled. Greased.Used the early hub, late model cush drive and spacers, late model axle. Perfectly aligned sprockets.it was easy.
Used the early hub, late model cush drive and spacers, late model axle.
Quote from: ratSOHC on November 20, 2008, 05:02:23 PMUsed the early hub, late model cush drive and spacers, late model axle.What is a late model "cush drive"?THX!