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Post Sun Jan 07, 2007 8:20 pm

Posts: 801
Location: Planet Earth
Any one have a way to fix a rear rod that has over .035 worn off of one side?

Anyone have any idea how many different types of rods were made for BT.

I have 3 mongrel sets and all have difference in the way they were made.


Post Sun Jan 07, 2007 8:37 pm

Posts: 1676
Location: Interlaken, NY USA

Can't help you Jim, but my test jig is testimony to what a broken rear rod can do. The beam rod actually struck the female rod at the fork. there was a smooth wear pattern on the rod to show it. They must have been hitting at the bottom ot the stroke. I was only doing 50 when the cases shattered. She kept running on the front cylinder till I shut her down :cry:
Dr. Dick

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