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Offline Conrad

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #45 on: October 07, 2018, 10:12:25 am »
That would be correct although not what you were thinking..

'were thinking'? As in past tense?  ???
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #46 on: October 07, 2018, 10:40:40 am »
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #47 on: October 07, 2018, 10:58:18 pm »
Please post how many hours the shop needs to replace that frame. Back in the days when I was a claims adjuster, we were told to total any bike with a bad frame .

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #48 on: October 08, 2018, 05:45:05 am »
Please post how many hours the shop needs to replace that frame. Back in the days when I was a claims adjuster, we were told to total any bike with a bad frame .

Exactly.  Even with reasonable labor cost, this has to be a controlled, supervised examination and not just a repair.   The scrapped parts, alone, on an otherwise extremely good condition bike could pay for a replacement.
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #49 on: October 08, 2018, 06:38:57 am »
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #50 on: October 08, 2018, 10:04:54 am »
Please post how many hours the shop needs to replace that frame. Back in the days when I was a claims adjuster, we were told to total any bike with a bad frame .

True, but this isn't an insurance claim.

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #51 on: October 08, 2018, 12:44:39 pm »
I’m aware it’s not an insurance claim. I’m just curious because I can’t think of a more labor intensive thing to do to this bike than swap out a frame.

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #52 on: October 08, 2018, 03:07:40 pm »
I can’t think of a more labor intensive thing to do to this bike than swap out a frame.

Complete engine rebuild AND swap out the frame :)
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #53 on: October 08, 2018, 05:30:01 pm »
To get real, swapping out a frame is no biggie. If you do it right, it comes apart in some big chunks. You don't fully disassemble the thing. Cut some zip ties and it's about 4 bolts. Like a Bug. 8)
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #54 on: October 08, 2018, 05:38:34 pm »
To get real, swapping out a frame is no biggie. If you do it right, it comes apart in some big chunks. You don't fully disassemble the thing. Cut some zip ties and it's about 4 bolts. Like a Bug. 8)

To be fair, it is a lot more than just 4 bolts.  First you have to take off considerable plastics.  That alone will be a chore.  There are all the engine mounts, all the suspension mountings, and all the stuff that you have to remove to get to the frame and have the frame clear the work space.  I don't know the exact procedure on a C14, but I would have to guess it is pretty major.

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #55 on: October 08, 2018, 06:34:28 pm »
To get real, swapping out a frame is no biggie. If you do it right, it comes apart in some big chunks. You don't fully disassemble the thing. Cut some zip ties and it's about 4 bolts. Like a Bug. 8)


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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #56 on: October 08, 2018, 06:54:34 pm »
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #57 on: October 08, 2018, 08:46:47 pm »
Taking all the stuff off the old frame shouldn’t be that bad. But the classic auto repair manual line “assembly is the reverse of disassembly” is tough. Lots of wiring looms to transfer too.

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #58 on: October 08, 2018, 09:32:45 pm »
To get real, swapping out a frame is no biggie. If you do it right, it comes apart in some big chunks. You don't fully disassemble the thing. Cut some zip ties and it's about 4 bolts. Like a Bug. 8)

No problem! I can take apart almost anything!  :finger_fing11:

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #59 on: October 08, 2018, 10:04:28 pm »
No problem! I can take apart almost anything!  :finger_fing11:

Now, putting it back together.... and correctly....
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