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Old 5th August 2009, 18:37   #16
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You can get both hubs altered with 36 holes...
how to? by drilling new holes to suit 36's pitch? could you pls explain.
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Yes rear hub is first turned on a lathe to cut off the existing holes and new holes drilled in the left over metal. Its proven and reliable. Front hub is a bit more complicated as it involves closing existing holes by welding (use tig for reliability), then turning it in a lathe to level the surface and then drilling holes in it. Front is not usually done by most people.
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Is it possible to put a 120/80 - 17 inch Zapper C on Machismo/electra without any modifications to the swing arm??? The read hub will be cut to remove existing holes are drill 36 new holes..
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Seriously, IMO just reduce the height of the rear frame. I never liked the gap between the tyre and rear mudguard, so cut the rear frame and lowered it.

Its a much cleaner and easier job. You'll ruin your hub completely by drilling new holes into them.
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Are there any options for a 16" rim with adequate width for the Bull? I have seen 15" from Elis on Bulls but have a mixed opinion about them, some looked good some didn't.
@Shashank IMO for your height you will have to downsize on the front rim to be comfortable as 18" wouldn't really make a huge difference in the ride height.
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.. just reduce the height of the rear frame. I never liked the gap between the tyre and rear mudguard, so cut the rear frame and lowered it. Its a much cleaner and easier job.
You may try lowering the seat as such. Cut & reweld seat mounts -those form to base plate to suit. This might save you aprox 1". Trimming seat plate edges by 1/2" also might be needed for edge clearance sake. Re-drilling drums should be tougher, so be last option.
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Old 8th August 2009, 14:57   #22
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Default Brake pedal / Gears in front

Once the Seat has been lowered, the next thing that comes to mind is moving the rear brake pedal and gear shift a little in front.
Not to much ..like a Avenger but a little, say a 100 / 110 degree angle

Is this possible without to much re engineering ?
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Old 9th August 2009, 15:34   #23
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@Shashank IMO for your height you will have to downsize on the front rim to be comfortable as 18" wouldn't really make a huge difference in the ride height.
Sorry Shashank thats a typo. I meant rear rim.

@Mumbiker : That was a very helpful link, thanks!

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get both front and rear shockers from an old enfield and youshould be good.
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get both front and rear shockers from an old enfield and youshould be good.
How is that going to help?
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Default Old Stuff

When you guys change rim from 19 to 18 inch, tyre , seat, et al.
How much do you get when you sell the old stuff ?
25% - 50% of the value ? If it in very good condition .
And what is the best place to sell these off CST Road mumbai ?
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How is that going to help?
The non-gas-filled shocks of older enfields are considerably lower than the gas-filled ones.
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Ok my genius take on this.

Narrow the width of the seat

If your legs can be close together you can stretch them more.
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The non-gas-filled shocks of older enfields are considerably lower than the gas-filled ones.
Yes, by one inch.

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Ok my genius take on this.

Narrow the width of the seat

If your legs can be close together you can stretch them more.
It's correct. I had a narrow seat on my bullet. But this won't go well in looks with traditional looking/conservative Bullets.
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But this won't go well in looks with traditional looking/conservative Bullets.
Wouldn't it be better then looking like a monkey while seated on one and stretching out one leg.
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