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Forum: The Board 05-31-2020, 03:57 PM
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Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Hey guys, yeah, the axles are supposed to be the same, but I also prefer the way the big blocky early one looks.

Mike, hugely grateful for the offer but I already had a buddy order one of the...
Forum: The Board 05-30-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

I have the dual cam front brake drum on the springer from Cannonball. It barely holds me on a hill, bought it brand new. I'm not opposed to keeping the rear mechanical if it would be more reliable...
Forum: The Board 05-27-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Thanks, this gives me an idea.
Forum: The Board 05-27-2020, 05:03 PM
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Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Hear all of this, but a disk up front is the most detrimental to a classic look imo. It would also add a large unsightly reservoir to my handlebars that I would have to stare at all ride every ride....
Forum: The Board 05-25-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Could be. I was always curious about this gap. It squeezes in the axle plates when I tighten it down and there is no play, but still thought it was odd. The axle isnt long enough to secure if I had a...
Forum: The Board 05-25-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

My friend bought one of these but it does not allow for any movement of the wheel in the axle plate to adjust chain tension.
Forum: The Board 05-25-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Never seen someone do it that simply before, must be a reason that orientation is avoided.
Forum: The Board 05-25-2020, 01:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Re: Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Havent seen a nice way to anchor them without welding on the frame that allows the stud enough free room for chain adjustment. Also would potentially need to widen the axle space from what I have...
Forum: The Board 05-24-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By FredoTwoWheels
Disk Brake Conversion on Wishbone Frame

Hello, been a while since I posted here. Yesterday was the second time I broke the linkage on my mechanical rear. Both times I was lucky enough to not be in any traffic, both times were minutes after...
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