Swingarm Swap (1WG to 3TJ with R6 Shock)

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Swingarm Swap (1WG to 3TJ with R6 Shock)

Post by venari » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:48 am

Hi all,

I've tried searching but found nothing definitive so need some help.

I've already replaced the rear shock on my 1WG with one of the red R6 ones with the help of this forum (including longer dog bones).

I'm now looking to replace the square profile 1WG swingarm with one from a 3TJ to give the bike a more modern look and allow me the option to change wheel sizes in future. I have two questions:

1. Will I run into clearance issues with the adjustable R6 shock?
2. Do I require new bushings to make the swingarm compatible? Some people say they're a straight swap and others that I'll need 16-20mm bushes.

Thanks in advance for any replies.


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Re: Swingarm Swap (1WG to 3TJ with R6 Shock)

Post by Evilchicken0 » Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:43 pm

The shock clearance should be ok.

I'm not sure about the fitment to the frame, ask Kayla at Projection Components

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