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  • About joe40x
    central Pa.
    Bikes, guns, beer
    Union Pipefitter


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  • Last Activity: Today 01:33 PM
  • Join Date: 03-13-2014
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  1. 01-02-2019 05:53 PM
    I bought a slightly used Ridewright wheel off the Harley dealer in Denver. It came with a Metzler 880 and was set up for dual discs. Some customer tried it on a dresser and didn't like it. I had to make up new wheel spacers. But all in all, it worked out quite well.
  2. Durham man
    01-02-2019 10:12 AM
    Hi joe, what front spoke rim did you go with? I am looking at Ultima and paughco. Thanks again for your help.
  3. 11-29-2018 05:12 PM
    LOL I guess I did do something else...I screwed up the math! I'll get back to you.
  4. Durham man
    11-29-2018 01:52 PM
    Cool thanks. Let me see if I got this right. You put the fat bob triple trees on that are negitive rake and it reduced trail from 5.1 to 3.7. Wouldn’t it increase the trail figure or did you do something else?
  5. 11-29-2018 11:28 AM
    Go to the for sale section for the goodies you need. https://www.hdforums.com/forum/dyna-...k-40mm-cv.html

    Not mine and I don't know the guy.....
    My trail is 3.7 inches
  6. Durham man
    11-29-2018 08:08 AM
    I am going to get the dual disk rim and run single at first (if possible) then hunt for the other parts.
  7. Durham man
    11-29-2018 08:05 AM
    Thank you joe . Your bike looks great! Thanks again!
  8. 11-25-2018 06:11 PM
    I am currently away from home and will probably return on Tue. So my answers will be from memory!
    Rim size is 21 x 3-1/2.
    Tire is 120/70-21 Metzler.
    Fat Bob sliders are the same length as WGs.
    Never figured the trail because it handles very well. I'll look at it on Tue.
    You will have to make up some new fender brackets. Nothing difficult at all. When I get back, I'll dig up the drawing. Basically, you need to raise the fender an inch using 1" x 1/8" X about 4"long flat stock with 3 holes drilled in it.
    I assume you will want to go dual disc so you will need to get a FB master cylinder, brake lines another disc and so on. I got lucky and scored a complete FB front end so most of the parts were already there.
    It's not a difficult job, more of just a pain in the ass.
    I'll get back to you on Tue.
  9. Durham man
    11-25-2018 09:19 AM
    Hi joe, I am considering doing the same upgrades to my wide glides front end as you have done . I would appreciate if you could answer a few questions. What size rim and tire ? Are the fat bob sliders a different length than wide glides? And what would be your trail measurement with the fat bob triple trees on the wide glide frame. Thank you.
  10. 07-18-2018 04:49 AM
    The're chrome. I bought them used and had them on mine for about 10 min. didn't like them. Minor scratches, no rash, unseen when mounted.$50 including shipping.

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