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Converting from drum to disc?

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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 09-23-2012, 11:54 AM
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With the drifter swingarm this is easy swap, of course you need the wheel too to make it complete.
How much Ron?

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can you not use a standard B model right bracket? Picture od both please?

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Friend here had a classic with what appeared to be factory boards. I do know he bought the bike new and did not install them himself. It took 20 minutes to teach him how to put gas in the first time so installing those would be way beyond his ability

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I had thought of a rear disk on my 800 , I think any major mods are tabled for now though. I'm looking around for my next bike as I'd like some thing bigger that came factory with a belt drive and front & rear disk maybe a wider front foot print too.

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I can only guess it was a 2000/2001.He has moved away years ago so I can't ask him.

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What do you need besides the 34003A?

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Maybe you should just load up all that and come on down so we can fabricate what is needed. It's only about 60 miles from you.
The 34003 is aluminum isn't it?

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yes, the hole will shrink some when welded, but I have metric reamers so bringing it back to size should be easy. It had already been welded once so next time it'll shrink a lot less.
Give me a 2 day notice on when you are coming and I'll put you ahead of the other jobs. As of right now we are only about 2 weeks behind, have been running 3 and 4 weeks behind.

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post #10 of 18 (permalink) Old 09-29-2012, 03:34 PM
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Can you post more pics of the floor boards when you are done? I have a 97 800b Classic Ive been thinking about putting floor boards on. Thanks
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