View Single Post
Old 11-06-2012, 08:34 AM   #74
Beastly Adventurer
Joined: Nov 2006
Location: Vienna, Austria
Oddometer: 5,324
Originally Posted by neduro View Post
I liked this concept, but I tried it and it didn't work for me. The sprocket bolt has too much shaft exposed to achieve full steering lock, the sidestand bolt (which is shorter and fully threaded) I couldn't get to the right length for maximum steering but holding the forks from hitting the ECU. A nut underneath was too much, and it wanted to fold washers. What am I missing?
If you use a die to thread the shaft of the sprocket bolts like I said it should not stick out any more than your cap screw plus the washers.

On the left side of the Berg frame - which has the regulator/rectifier in the same spot (it used to be the ECU on the earlier bikes) - I even had to use a thin nut (washers would have worked too) to get enough clearance. At full lock the forks now just hit the rads, or rather the BPD guards I now have on there.

Edit: I took this pic when I did mine, you will need a M8x1.25 die and a vise to hold the bolt while you thread it.

Proud member of the HUSABERG ADVENTURE TEAM!
12 690 Enduro-R, 12 Husaberg FE570, 09 KTM XC-F/ 450 RFS hybrid, 07 KTM 450 SMR, 09 BMW F650GS twin/F800GS hybrid, 03+05 YZF-R6

LukasM screwed with this post 11-06-2012 at 08:45 AM
LukasM is offline   Reply With Quote