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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 11-01-2015, 11:27 PM   #1
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I've always wanted to build a slingshot... now I get to build 2!!

This one is a 1990 750. When I got it, it had already had 07 gixxer front and rear ends grafted on. The front looks legit and the rear is not bad, but incomplete.

Once I get the chain line straight and the rear wheel centered, I'll move on to fitting an R6 tail and an MT03 headlight.

The motor is going to be mostly stock, I'm adding k&n pods and a sidewinder header. Can tbd.

Also adding some modern controls, lots of braided hoses with fancy fittings, Koso speedo, and a paint job.

While I'm taking breaks from all of that, I'll be scrubbing the frame and swingarm with Scotch Brite to give them a nice satin brushed finish.

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Sprockets a bit off



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Old Streetfighter Motorcycle Forum Post 11-01-2015, 11:28 PM   #2
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Oooooo! This should be good

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is it done yet?
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In order to straighten out the rear end, I started by getting the sprockets in line. To do that, I had to flush up the inside right frame rail.





Nicey nice



Chain is now straight



Time to find out where the wheel is



Nothing a 3/8" offset sprocket can't fix



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It will take some grinding of the inner left frame rail to clear the chain, but I'm not scared.

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PBI 3/8" offset 15t front sprocket ordered today, as well as a 45t steel Vortex rear.

Turned up an AL spacer to fit where the link for the 07 swingarm used to. Tuned the length of the adjustable links.

Next step is to cut the right side swingarm spacer, but need the rear sprocket first.

Then jack the ride height up to where it should be, then it can come off the lift and start fitting the subframe.

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LOL probly pretty close fer sure

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Default Re: Sebspeed's 750 Slingshot

Only got a little in on this today, was in the paint booth working on CB900 case covers.

Got back and turned up the right side swingarm spacer.



While I was hunched over the lathe I cleaned up a spare 22mm socket to prep for milling teeth later, will be the tool to tighten the swingarm nut.



Sprockets arrived, fitted front



Need to trim the inside of the left frame rail to fit the arm, then mark out the frame for trim to fit chain run top and bottom.

Rear sprocket will be flipped so the relieved side fits against the wheel, this brings the chain .140" closer to the wheel/tire.


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