Author Topic: Hate the swingarm  (Read 1254 times)

Online JHG1958

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Re: Hate the swingarm
« Reply #30 on: 06.01. 2021 21:34 »
Tom

It looks like your swinging arm has had a hard life.  My Chainguard brackets are similar to each other and the better one of yours.  Mine have been bashed about a fair bit probably when the chain came off (lots of times?).  Just about usable.

If I was you I would get a Chainguard and then weld a new bracket to fit the holes.

my rear wheel is off at the moment so I will get a photo tomorrow.

Photo attached.  You can see the front bracket is smaller than the rear one.
Best of luck 

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Re: Hate the swingarm
« Reply #31 on: 25.01. 2021 01:30 »
I found a bike shop with a really great welder who was able to re-create the missing piece on the end of my swing arm.  I also had him cut off the old, mangled chain guard brackets.

I was able to grind out most of the rubber in the swingarm bushes with a hole saw, then fabricated a puller to remove the inner bushes together with the remnants of the spindle.

Still working on the outer bushes.  Hoping to get this thing to the powder coating shop soon.
1958 BSA A10 Super Rocket