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Serious question

PostSun May 21, 2017 9:28 pm

Hi all,
I have recently bought an nc23 that I plan to take parading with the CRMC.
What I would like to know is if the swing arm can be drilled and tapped to accept paddock stand bobbins? Or is this considered very bad practice?
All answers gratefully received.
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Re: Serious question

PostSun May 21, 2017 10:35 pm

People drill the swingarm to use a sharkfin to stop their limbs getting caught between the chain and rear sprocket. Don't know if the swingarm would be strong enough for use with a paddock stand though.
How about getting a steel/aluminium bar and tapping a thread down the centre then getting that welded onto the bottom of the swingarm.
Just a thought
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Re: Serious question

PostMon May 22, 2017 9:04 am

Thanks for that.
I have notice that the rear wheel spindle is hollow, so I might just poke a rod through that and use it as the lifting bar.
Cheers
Ian
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Re: Serious question

PostMon May 22, 2017 12:54 pm

I just use this type of stand with my NC23 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/REAR-Paddock- ... xyiOxR3TMN
No need for bobbins - you might need to fit some washers between the R clip and outside of the stand frame to bring the cups out to the right width.

Isn't the NC23 too modern for the CRMC :P and water cooled too :o (I used to marshal for them so only joking!)
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Re: Serious question

PostMon May 22, 2017 1:43 pm

Hi ...pod70
You are right the nc23 is too new to race with the club, but I will only be parading so the eligibility officer is a bit more relaxed about it. The coolant issue is overcome as long as it is just water in the system.

Will look at those stands instead I think, good call.

Cheers
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Re: Serious question

PostTue May 23, 2017 9:43 pm

People have done it and it's fine

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Re: Serious question

PostTue Jun 13, 2017 9:51 am

...pod70.
Hi Andrew
Nice to meet you at CP at the weekend. Had some great rides, unfortunately you had gone by then, the 400/4 went really well.
Thanks for all the advice re: getting my NC23 ready for next year.
Hope to see you again.
Ian
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Re: Serious question

PostTue Jun 13, 2017 11:05 am

Good to meet you too. Typically the weather seemed to rapidly clear once I had left.

We're all back at Cadwell on 24th & 25th June with the Classic Bikes Trackdays crew - there might be a place in the middleweights (sunday only) if you fancy joining us
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Re: Serious question

PostWed Jun 14, 2017 3:13 pm

Would do, but it is a birthday/wedding anniversary weekend. so I best say not this time.
Take care all who are going.
Ian
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Re: Serious question

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