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Author Topic: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog  (Read 5576 times)

Offline Brodie

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Re: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog
« Reply #70 on: Aug 23, 2018, 22:58:37 »
If I remember right someone had cast new cush drive rubbers for their bike out of polyurethane. Think it might have been Irk but my memory isn't good.
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

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Re: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog
« Reply #71 on: Aug 24, 2018, 17:26:16 »
If I remember right someone had cast new cush drive rubbers for their bike out of polyurethane. Think it might have been Irk but my memory isn't good.
Yessir, that was me.  I've cast from an original, and I've cast them into the hub to convert a non-cush hub to cush.  I can make a mold for you, John.  Or I can cast you a set.  I used 70A urethane, but I imagine 90A would work too. 

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Re: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog
« Reply #72 on: Aug 25, 2018, 23:04:02 »
What would you need to cast me a set Irk? The only onceís I have at the moment are the worn out one so dimensions are shot.


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Re: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog
« Reply #73 on: Aug 26, 2018, 00:00:42 »
What would you need to cast me a set Irk? The only onceís I have at the moment are the worn out one so dimensions are shot.


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Easiest thing would be a set of OG.  Usually they're 5 or 6 identical units, so just one if that is the case.  Having the sprocket carrier will help to test fitment. The whole wheel would be great, but I think the carrier should do.  I can make a good set from a bad set by casting the OG pieces in wax and sculpting them back to the right shape and dimension. 

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Re: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog
« Reply #74 on: Aug 26, 2018, 23:43:09 »
I saw a used set for cheap on fleabay so I snatched them up. We will see what kind of shape they are in when they get here. Hopefully good enough for now and Iíll get the old ones down to you.


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Re: CB550 Bobber-Junkyard Dog
« Reply #75 on: Sep 01, 2018, 14:30:20 »
Well with a mix of the two sets of Cush drive rubbers most of the slop disappeared. Thatíll be good enough for the moment. Got the headlight on. Bout to order some more parts.


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