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I got aroung to making my rear lowering brackets yesterday, and I put on my Kury ISO grips and MF battery today.

For those of you who have made the brackets, How did you deal with the axle nut and pin?

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I had already replaced the turn signals and mirrors, and I repainted all the black plastic bits black, and the radiator grill silver. I drilled the mufflers and degoated too.

What do ya thik soo far?

I still need to paint, but I plan to chop it up next winter.
 

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Here are some close ups.. They're rough but they do the job fine. And it only cost me $10.

Can you see why I was asking about the axle nut? Any sugestions? I'm a little nervous.


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Do you have chrome trim on your front fender? If so can you post a close up pic? I just repainted mine black (I'm de-tealing mine) and was thinking about it, but I didn't want to risk messing up my new paint trying it out. I put the chrome trim on the tank flange, but I have enough left to do both fenders.
 

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Do you have chrome trim on your front fender? If so can you post a close up pic? I just repainted mine black (I'm de-tealing mine) and was thinking about it, but I didn't want to risk messing up my new paint trying it out. I put the chrome trim on the tank flange, but I have enough left to do both fenders.
Yes, The front and the rear.
You can also see my trunk lid hing mod, and turn signals a little better in these pics.

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Did you grind down the shoulder around the axle shaft hole on the swing arm?
 

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Did you grind down the shoulder around the axle shaft hole on the swing arm?
No, but thats a good idea. I'll be dion that this weekend. Thanks!!
 

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I also ditched the thick washer.
 

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Did you grind down the shoulder around the axle shaft hole on the swing arm?
I gound down the shoulder but still was about 1/8" short so I shaved it off of the back side of the nut. Thanks for the help BMan.
 

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Now that you said that I remember I did the samething.And glad to help anytime I can.
 

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I gound down the shoulder but still was about 1/8" short so I shaved it off of the back side of the nut. Thanks for the help BMan.
I also took a round file and filed a deeper groove on the groove of the castle nut that the cutter key is going to go through.
 
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