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Offline jachenbach

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"custom" wheel on new project chassis
« on: 26.02. 2015 22:10 »
Finally got to Denver and picked up my chassis. It's a 1954 swingarm with Akront rims. The rear hub was chromed in days past and apparently there is a spool that should be riveted into the crinkle hub; however, it was bolted and double nutted!
Doesn't show it in the parts book as separate pieces, but should be pretty obvious when I get it apart.

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Re: "custom" wheel on new project chassis
« Reply #1 on: 27.02. 2015 02:05 »
G'day Jachenbach, the fun starts now. We call it bush mechanics down here, you may be able to resurrect it or a replacement won't be hard to find.
Good to see your making her warm and welcome.
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Re: "custom" wheel on new project chassis
« Reply #2 on: 27.02. 2015 03:17 »
 
 The rivets in mine were loose, so I carefully welded them in, a bit well dodgo I know but what else could I do...
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Re: "custom" wheel on new project chassis
« Reply #3 on: 27.02. 2015 08:38 »
Originally it should be riveted, but I did my crinkle hub with 8 stainless steel reduced head 5/16 bolts and nuts which I turned myself on the lathe.
On the inside there's just enough room for the nuts. That, tightened with some Loctite, looks really neat if I may say so myself.
Will post a picture tonight.
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Re: "custom" wheel on new project chassis
« Reply #4 on: 27.02. 2015 21:28 »
As promised.
Bolts are turned out of 7/16" hex bar
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Re: "custom" wheel on new project chassis
« Reply #5 on: 28.02. 2015 08:06 »
Crikey Morris, the back wheel is supposed to be the grotty end of the bike. *conf*. It's either an ornament in the games room or you don't use lubricants. ;)
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Re: "custom" wheel on new project chassis
« Reply #6 on: 28.02. 2015 20:41 »
Crikey Morris, the back wheel is supposed to be the grotty end of the bike. *conf*. It's either an ornament in the games room or you don't use lubricants. ;)
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Well... ehmm... I overdid it a bit I know. *red*
But it's gonna be grotty soon now. Waiting the arrival of a petrol tank, and with springtime coming up it's time to hit the road and make it dirty *beer*
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