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Old 11-19-2010, 12:55 PM   #16
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[quote=One Less Harley]Greg, I think the big GS axle makes a huge difference over the thin G/S axle.




i want these calipers............

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Old 11-19-2010, 03:21 PM   #17
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I can help you get a four piston Brembo, but not a Harrison 6 pot.
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Old 11-26-2013, 04:54 AM   #18
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Actually my master machinist just came up with another idea...

Mill a new axle and a reducing collar for the other fork lower. That means the standard G/S wheel can be used with the standard GS forks.
Hi Greg,

Just got hold of a GS fork and I'm very interested in hearing if you went for this solution? And if so could you share the details?
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Old 11-26-2013, 03:18 PM   #19
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Actually, I did.

R100GS front end on one of the G/Ss..and have a billet axle, spacer and insert made. It positions the wheel exactly where I wanted it, the Harrison brake caliper mounts just right, and the axle isn't going anywhere when everything is clamped in.

So I still have tubes on both ends with a stronger front end.
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Old 11-26-2013, 11:32 PM   #20
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Thanks a lot for the response Greg. Do you have any photos of your setup, the individual parts or even better some drawings with measurements?

Also I'm a bit confused about the term "billet axle". Does this mean "solid axle"? (as opposed to the hollow GS axle).
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Old 11-27-2013, 07:00 AM   #21
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Solid to strengthen the smaller size of the G/S hollow axle. Will take so pics and post
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:19 PM   #22
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Actually my master machinist just came up with another idea...

Mill a new axle and a reducing collar for the other fork lower. That means the standard G/S wheel can be used with the standard GS forks.
That's a good idea! Now how do you get the rotor to line up, or did I somehow miss that in subsequent posts?
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Old 11-28-2013, 01:53 AM   #23
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That's a good idea! Now how do you get the rotor to line up, or did I somehow miss that in subsequent posts?
My guess is that this is done with spacers but I'm very interested in seeing Greg's photos of the setup
I've got access to a lathe and got the GS forks and triple tree ready for installation.
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:21 AM   #24
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Some days ago Greg sent me below link to his site with pictures of his conversion. It all seems very straight forward.

https://gregsgssite.shutterfly.com/1548

In the picture linked below I'm guessing that the spacer mentioned in the text description is pushed in to touch the inner ring of the bearing. Similar to the G/S solution. I have some preliminary sketches ready so just need to find and arrange some time with my lathe contact.

https://gregsgssite.shutterfly.com/1552
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