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Old 12-04-2012, 03:16 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by cleatusj View Post
I'm going to loose a lot of ground clearance by moving the mounts to center line but I believe there will be less camber changes and that is a good thing. I also loose my center stand as that is where the rear pivot bracket will mount.

My biggest problem is that dam oil filter dead center front.

Thanks for all tips and concerns, as I have plenty of room to learn and question my thoughts.

With a Cali, you don't really need a centre-stand - the sidestand you have is the envy of the entire planet!
How about fitting an old-style sump that has an internal filter - PITA at service-time I know, but it will allow you to put the front pivot where you want it.
Do a search on Armec Sidewinder-equipped Guzzis & you'll see how they do it.
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