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Old 11-11-2018, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by aswracing View Post
Are you at all concerned about the belt changing tension with the movement of the motor?

As I understand it, that's the reason motorcycle manufacturers always attach the swingarm pivot point to the motor in rubber mount motor designs. By going hard tail, you're defeating that.
i am concerned and have read up on a few rubber mount hardtails that have mentioned this. It looks like a lot of people run a pulley wheel with a chain which they claim solves the slack issue. Iíve also read about hardtails on these bikes with no tensioner, stock rubber mounts and a chain conversion with no issues. So I guess weíll see what my experience is once we get to that point. I should note, I didnít experience any issues running with struts which effectively does the same thing: locks out the swing arm.

thanks for pointing that out, I know that is an area on why a lot of folks chop pre-04 frames rather than these.
 

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here mine went almost same as just kept the front down and went with solid mount. Good luck. Wild Bill
thats awesome, thanks for posting wild bill. What year is your bike?
 
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thats awesome, thanks for posting wild bill. What year is your bike?
. Has 04 buell and sporty mix frame is Frankenstein builders front of Buell cyclone along with wheels
 
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Quick update: Just got off the phone with LedSled and my hardtail is being made today so I should have it early next week. I'll begin teardown this evening and take pictures along the way. Getting pretty excited!
 
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Get back on the phone and see if their Sporty Kick Start kit is available for your year bike, that will seal the deal for sure. Good luck.
 
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Got started FINALLY



Bye bye perfectly functional bike!

Seat and tank off, got start with the easy stuff
 
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ICM out, starting to unravel some wiring

Battery out, draining oil to pull the oil bag
 
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Exhaust off

Foot controls, headlight out
 
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Wheels

Rear fender, front controls
 
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Comfy swing arm and shocks

Wiring harness
 

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