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Single sided swing arm, ducati diavel rear assembly, Yoshimura full exhaust system. Very unique build, I'm kinda jealous of who gets it for 5k listed price.

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single sided swing arm is so damn sexy.
 

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I just wonder how it handles with the larger rear wheel?

If memory serves me right, isn't the wheel slightly offset from centre, so the chain still lines up with the counter shaft sprocket?

I wonder if he still has all the stock parts to go with the sale?
 
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link?
 

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I really don't like the way that bike looks..
and if the rear wheel is still offset, i don't like the engineering, either.
 

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Sorry triplethreat ... You are dealing with a bunch of hooligans after all ;)
 

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I really don't like the way that bike looks..
and if the rear wheel is still offset, i don't like the engineering, either.
I have to agree in part with you... Would be a deal breaker for me if wheel was offset, I have ocd and would blame everything on it, I do however think it looks very cool and unique with that swing arm.
 

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I wonder if the attachment point on the frame is beefy enough to handle a single sided swing arm.

My big concern would be flexing and possible cracking developing.

That would bee an ugly batter.:sign18:
 

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I don't see why not, people have been putting vfr arms in fireblades for years. And occassionaly, fire blade arms in vfr's for weight savings.

If a conversion is done right, it shouldn't be offset.
 

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That bike is worth scrap value and is the worst idea ever. You don't modify a standard bike to single sided arm and you don't offset the wheel to accommodate for the chain. Obviously he can fabricate but should be kept away from motorcycles and possibly whatever drug that gave him the idea in the first place.
Maybe someone can hang it on the wall in their shop for something to admire or laugh at but for a daily bike I can guarantee it is a P.O.S. and you will probably die on it at speed. Or?... some daredevil can launch it off of a cliff in some canyon on a base jump.
 

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I wonder if the attachment point on the frame is beefy enough to handle a single sided swing arm.

My big concern would be flexing and possible cracking developing.

That would bee an ugly batter.:sign18:
+1 I have to agree, if the rest of the structure of the bike is not designed for a single sided swingarm, you are asking for trouble, just to look cool, lol.

Plus if the tires is offset to clean the chain, more bad news.
 

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What I'm saying is... "READ THE FORUM POSTING RULES..... B E F O R E... MAKING A POST THAT VIOLATES THE FORUM POLICY!! See, that wasn't hard was it? I'm getting to the point that I'm just going to start deleting classified stuff that is in violation, but I really don't want to do that.
You are clearly overworked on this forum, you should take a step back and breathe. ;)
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You are clearly overworked on this forum, you should take a step back and breathe. ;)
Be careful how Gestapo you get with the moderating. A forum is nothing without its membership.
I appreciate you're advice, but I'm not. If you are not a mod/admin, you read posts and either comment or move on to something else. As a mod, it's my job to not only participate and help out however I can, but to also try and keep the forum running along smoothly.... And part of a forum running smoothly is to try and make sure that the Established rules are followed.

If EVERY MEMBER on here would take a little bit of time to familiarize themselves with the requirements for posting, and what was allowed and what wasn't, there would be a lot less of these issues.

Starting a thread in the wrong location is another common issue.... and I do realize that some topics might fit in a couple of different locations... BUT....... Not every thread belongs in the general section. I'm not pointing fingers at anyone in particular, and I know we get new members that come on here just to sell a bike or some items and then move on.

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You have to understand that a very large majority of members don't really care if their post is in the correct forum according to the way you organize them. Hell, I would be surprised if more than half actually read the rules. If it starts to get to you so much that you have to threaten to just start deleting things then maybe a break is necessary. It should never be that serious.

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I don't see why not, people have been putting vfr arms in fireblades for years. And occassionaly, fire blade arms in vfr's for weight savings.
VFR's and Fireblades have far more stout frames and swingarm pivot points than the FZ09. The conversion mentioned in this thread is a collection of bad decisions.
 

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If it's the arm I remember, it didn't look strong / beefy enough.

A ss arm needs a lot mmore beef than a 2 sided swing arm to keep from flexing.

The offset wheel for chain clearance is a deal breaker.

The Yamaha frame, itself is strong enough, but the ss arm, not so much.
 
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