Swingarm Spools - Honda RC51 Forum : RC51 Motorcycle Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 03-31-2014, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
mr305's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 63
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Swingarm Spools

Back in December I had an accident with my RC51 that ended up with the bike going down on the left side. The crash bungs and swingarm spools by and large minimized the damage, but the impact broke the lug for the spool off the swingarm. I thought about re-welding it back on, but I thought there may be a way to protect the swingarm better.

I looked into rear axel sliders, but they are in the way when you have to remove the rear wheel. I found that Driven makes an axel slider that has a lug extending from the rear with spools on them. They don't make one specifically for the RC51 but in looking into it further, I found that I could modify the Driven axel sliders for a CBR1000RR. The CBR and RC51 OEM are by and large dimensionally the same with the exception of the height of thr CBR parts, which are 6mm taller.

I purchased a set for the CBR, machined 3mm off the top and bottom sides and they fit perfectly. I've attached some photos that show where I started and the finished product.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	photo 1-1_resized.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	71.7 KB
ID:	52633   Click image for larger version

Name:	20140321_061214_resized.jpg
Views:	72
Size:	91.2 KB
ID:	52641   Click image for larger version

Name:	20140329_164251_resized.jpg
Views:	81
Size:	78.2 KB
ID:	52649   Click image for larger version

Name:	20140329_164344_resized.jpg
Views:	69
Size:	77.5 KB
ID:	52657  

'12 KTM RC8
JCE Exhaust
Bazzaz GP Quick Shift
Rottweiler Ram Air

'02 RC51
LadyBird Full Titanium HRC Replica Exhaust
PCIII USB
Lockhart CF Frame and Swingarm Sliders
GP Shift
Galfer Superbike Brake Lines
Turn One C/F Snorkle & Airbox With K&N Filter
Turn One Radiator Ducts w/Spal Pusher fans
Samco Radiator Hoses
Powdercoated OEM Wheels

'11 CBR1000RR Repsol Edition
Bazzaz ZFI/AFM
Taylormade Exhaust

'80 CBX

'65 CB77 Vintage Road Racer
mr305 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Honda RC51 Forum : RC51 Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome