Wishbone frame

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rbs1997
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Wishbone frame

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Post by rbs1997 » Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:54 pm

I'm looking at some early wishbone frames, some have a bar below the backbone, some don't. stock? or were they removed? I need an answer quick as they are on ebay. thanks rbs1997



panster
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Re: Wishbone frame

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Post by panster » Wed Oct 13, 2004 4:24 am

sounds like you mean the "stress bar". Forms a triangle under the headstock/backbone. It should be there. some get removed when frisco mounting tanks,
can't comment on problems but have been advised not to do it as it was put there for a reason!
hope this helps .
ps I don't doubt one could be successfully welded back in to save a worthwhile frame.

weezeo
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Location: South Florida

Re: Wishbone frame

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Post by weezeo » Wed Oct 13, 2004 8:48 am

All Harley Frames had this "cross bar" And removing it is not a good idea. (IMHO) But then again I don't think its too good of an idea to rake em either.

53rigidrider
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Re: Wishbone frame

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Post by 53rigidrider » Thu Oct 14, 2004 2:25 am

It's been altered, choppa' guys usually substitute the stress bar with a neck gusset.
Check here in the future: http://www.paughco.com/2003_catalog/page70.htm
Let us know if you bought it.

haggis
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Location: Maine USA

Re: Wishbone frame

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Post by haggis » Thu Oct 14, 2004 2:07 pm

if I had my way....I would rake everything .......
just to give Cotten the extra work....like he needs it.
By the way........... float is working great, thanks Haggis

DuoDave
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Re: Wishbone frame

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Post by DuoDave » Fri Oct 15, 2004 10:20 am

You can come and rake my leaves, Haggis. I'm just about buried here!

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