Front end 45"

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surfdude

Front end 45"

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Post by surfdude » Sat Jul 31, 2004 1:59 am

i have a '47 wl -- 45 solo. someone told me they thought that the front end was from a servicar, not a solo model. how can i tell the difference?



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Re: Front end

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Post by Cotten » Sun Aug 01, 2004 6:41 am

Servi's (and WLC's) used a fork nearly identical to the bit twins, except for a 7/8" neck stem. In other words, 'outside' rockers, interchangeable wheel, bigtwin brake, axle, etc.
It may not be AMCA correct, but it's a whole lot better, particularlywhen it comes time for hub service, brake service, etc., as the parts are more available, and often cheaper.

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