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Purpony
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:01 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

So now that i have my new triple tree and 1125 forks fitted to my X1 and my rear penske shock adjustment maxed out... i didnt like the way the bike was sitting. I looked into having racetech lower my 1125 forks but decided to try a new front shock mount first. This moves the front eyelet forward 0.800" but then allows me to adjust the penske back out lowing the rear and dialing it in where needed. Machined from chrome-moly 4140 alloy-

hopefully going to finish it up tonight and bolt it on so see how it sits. If all is going i can bead blast and powdercoat saturday.







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S1owner
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 03:41 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Looks awesome hope it works as planned!
Why steel Is billet not strong enough?
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Purpony
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 05:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Im sure billet aluminum is strong enough.... BUT... its a very high stress part and i feel that 4140 alloy is a safer choice.
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S1owner
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 05:42 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Definitely
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Purpony
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 08:16 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

It's all finished and hanging in the powderciating oven. However the oven will not turn on. PID controller is giving me an alarm... trying to diagnosis now
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S1owner
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 08:48 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

That sucks
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Blks1l
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 - 09:04 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Nice work as always!
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Purpony
Posted on Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 04:53 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

figured out my oven... was the PID controller.. somehow it reset to factory settings, and factory setting have the manual fuction turned off : (

all set, all coated. ready to install

old and new

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Ltbuell
Posted on Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 11:50 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

..another great turnout there,Marc.LT
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Two_seasons
Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 11:32 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

So, you are not changing the height of the seat with this new front mount, correct?

It looks like the dims are the same, yes?
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Purpony
Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 01:19 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

no- seat is staying where it is. With this new shock mount raising the rear a little, my feet are still flat footed and my leg is bent when sitting on the bike. The front end was raised a little with the 1125 forks and my penske was just not adjustable enough. So the front mount is moved forward allowing the swingarm to come down more lifting the rear.... then i have the adjustment back with my penske were i can now fine tune it.
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Lakes
Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 07:29 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Very nice!!
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Firemanjim
Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:48 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

What sort of oven do you have?
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Purpony
Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:19 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

This



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