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1Back to top Go down   Frame straightening Empty Frame straightening on Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:33 am

chrish8846

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One of my K bikes was hit slightly in the dr side saddle bag and has tweeked the rear frame section slightly. Anyway to easily or to work at it way to correct this without replacing the frame and it's attendent title problems??

    

2Back to top Go down   Frame straightening Empty Re: Frame straightening on Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:33 am

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Chris,
The only important alignment on the rear frame is the part where the shock attach to. The swing arm is part of the engine/gear box assembly and its not affected by the rear part of the frame. The rear frame is only a support for the saddle and the cowl.
If the top of your rear frame is slightly bent, it will only reflect on your sitting position.
Hope you don't have one arm longer than the other Very Happy



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3Back to top Go down   Frame straightening Empty Re: Frame straightening on Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:09 pm

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Thanks for the reply, the stock mount is offset slightly to the pass side.


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1985 K100 RT sold
1992 K75RT still in Fixing mode
    

4Back to top Go down   Frame straightening Empty Re: Frame straightening on Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:17 pm

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I believe that as long as the shock is not binding, you are OK.


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5Back to top Go down   Frame straightening Empty Re: Frame straightening on Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:06 pm

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