Extra swingarm hole

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Extra swingarm hole


Post by dj » Mon May 16, 2005 9:09 am

What is the extra swingarm hole for on the right side just behind the shock? It's a pretty big hole thru a pretty big boss.....If it's not for to mount a sidecar, my guess is that it's purpose was for a locating point in the original machining process. I've always wondered. If it's used to mount a sidecar, did they make use of the swingarm suspension? That wouldn't seem to make sense. I've never seen a sidecar up close and every pic I've ever seen, the mount is obsured. WTF is it?

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Post by Cotten » Mon May 16, 2005 11:32 am

Yes, the rear hack mount attaches there.
That's why many of them are bent.


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Post by dj » Tue May 17, 2005 4:54 am

Cotton, I'm quoting you when you compared Panheads to Knucks......
"Pans are solid workhorses that can pull a plow for hours without even touching the throttle......"
I was hoping that the extra hole wasn't to mount a plow.....

I won't be using that hole, and I'll be able to sleep better now that I know what its for.

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Re: Extra swingarm hole


Post by kell » Wed May 18, 2005 2:21 am

I would have used the pan for pulling my plow, but I have the International Harvester for that.

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