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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-28-2010, 10:08 AM Thread Starter
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i wanna drop my bike and makeing it a rigid would it be the easyest? would i have to get a longer drive shaft ?
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No need to mess with the drive shaft.
I have seen those strats made from tubing and then welding a nut on each end.

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thats all i needed to know thanks man
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I now know two things according to your sig. line,You are a fan of The Cowboy Way and if it has feet you can't dance with it
I was afraid some comments like this were coming up. I will keep my thoughts to my self.

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i am currently building a rigid bobber on below thread if you would like to follow it, hopefully it will answer most of your questions.
https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14376

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If I were doing a strut rear end, would square tube be better? How about square bar?

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I am using swedged rods and heims so i can adjust my ride hieght

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the best way to do a rigid is to do luck Scoot did, and cut the frame and weld in tubes to replace them... a longer driveshaft is not needed as long as you keep the stock length wheel base. If you want to stretch the rear, then yes you need a longer driveshaft. If you have decent welding skills, building a longer driveshaft isn't hard...search ebay and buy a second drive shaft, cut them both down to frankienstine one shaft to the other. I can get you more info on this from a chopper forum i subscribe to if you decide to go this way... and btw, a brand new bike builder and welder made a longer shaft for a Honda Nighthawlk that looks wicked sic and is very durable.
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