Over the Weekend

Over the weekend I did a bit more work.  I swapped out the front end with one pieced together from an 08 or 09 R6. This swap can be done with tapered roller bearings from All Balls Racing.  I also started mocking up the 5.5″ rear wheel with spacers from Blue Ridge Performance.

Ex650 front end swap
Ex650 front end swap

 

5.5 inch rear wheel conversion
5.5 inch rear wheel conversion from Blue Ridge Performance

Chad

Riding motorcycles and wrenching since my preteen years, I have moved from motocross to street bikes. Being a teen back in those days it was tough to get me off of the bike. Now days even though I am very busy being a dad I still have my weekends and go to the track to race and on occasion will do a track day or two.

2 thoughts on “Over the Weekend

  • November 2, 2017 at 3:16 am
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    Did you use the whole front end from an R6? Wheel, brakes, forks, and Triples?

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    • November 2, 2017 at 11:58 am
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      Yes, I used the entire front end from the stem to the wheel. So, Stem, triple tree, fork legs, brakes, and wheel were used. I used a kit from All Balls Racing to convert the front end. The kit comes with new tapered bearing, cups, and spacers. Thanks for checking it out.

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