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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #150 on: April 17, 2019, 08:12:22 pm »
Even though it wasn't cracked all the way around, he ground it out and re-did the whole thing. I are impressed.
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #151 on: April 17, 2019, 09:01:04 pm »
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #152 on: April 18, 2019, 06:38:17 am »
Looks good.
Before you put it back together, Maybe remove some paint? and give the other side a really good inspection.

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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #153 on: April 18, 2019, 12:25:11 pm »
Well, sorry to report that my direct contacts are no longer effective.
I did however, send some e-mails, to the sources, and only 1 of 3 bounced, so If I get a callback I will speak to the "new" reps if the door is still open...


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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #154 on: April 18, 2019, 05:03:49 pm »
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #155 on: April 18, 2019, 05:59:16 pm »
Looks good.
Before you put it back together, Maybe remove some paint? and give the other side a really good inspection.

Ride safe, Ted

I would expect that if the other side were letting go the paint would crack first? I suspect that the left side goes first because the weld is diagonal and then the shock absorber hammers the one on the right side. Mine was still in one piece as the crack hadn't yet found its own tail. I have closely inspected the right side and it doesn't show any sign of stress. I will be keeping an eye on it into the future.
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Re: Cracked frame at shock
« Reply #156 on: April 19, 2019, 07:47:21 am »
One should also report this via NHTSA website


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