Advise on which looks better please...

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Barrie wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:34 am edit: nevermind!

Cool bike!

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230Rocket wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:20 pm Where is "Tas"?

Tasmania, Australian state which is the large island off the bottom of the map... and a rider's paradise...

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JonathonCranny wrote: Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:35 am
77Gowing wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:19 am That looks fine.

Where is "Tas"?
Cool stuff pardner!

Tasmania is in Australia mate tumb2
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Jonathon,

So I think robin1731 means the corners that I've marked in the attached photo. It they are radiused, there's less chance of them developing cracks over a period of time with the vibrations from road use.

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230Rocket wrote: Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:43 pm Jonathon,

So I think robin1731 means the corners that I've marked in the attached photo. It they are radiused, there's less chance of them developing cracks over a period of time with the vibrations from road use.

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Here in Winnipeg, Canada, they use photo radar to catch speeders or red light violations. I had a similar setup (first photo) and was told to change it. It was a bit skyward, but easily readable from the back from stationary cameras which are 7-8’ in the air, but mobile units cameras are on the front number of cars, so it probably wasn’t able to be captured.

It might be worth the trouble to inquire of legalities. I fixed mine, went to court with the revision photos and they waived the fine.
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Do those rear shocks work normally when they are angled forward like that ?

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230Rocket wrote: Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:43 pm Jonathon,

So I think robin1731 means the corners that I've marked in the attached photo. It they are radiused, there's less chance of them developing cracks over a period of time with the vibrations from road use.

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Thanks mate that makes perfect sense, I'll have to try and add something for stability as I would need to remake to hole the thing to get radiused on those strips.
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Rat wrote: Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:57 pm Do those rear shocks work normally when they are angled forward like that ?

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Ideally they would be angled at the same angle as the swing arm. Anything else is a compromise. Anywhere on the arc of the swingarm
would be the best
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Getting there, just need some paint on it..

Those Kellermann Atto indicators are incredible.
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robin1731 wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:13 am Looks good. I do have one thing to point out. The area that you cut out. Where the bend is. It would be better to make the inside corners with a radius. Less potential for cracking that way. When doing work like that I drill a hole, maybe 1/4", at each corner and then cut to that.

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Thanks for the advise mate you were spot on so I've welded some edges on those sections. It worked out really well as they made a channel to hide the indicator and licence plate light cables tumb2

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You do nice work JohnathonC
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Nicely done! action1 action1 action1
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Jonesz wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:26 am You do nice work JohnathonC


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