Glossary . . . Suspension

Swing Arm, Foot, Bushing, Sleeve, 

Real Name:      Swing Arm

Common Name:  H-Beam, I-Beam, Suspension Arms, Swingarms

Function:            Connects the steering tube to the ski Foot

Pic:                    Here's what they look like


  1. Early 50hp used bolts and nylock nuts on all corners 
  2. Later 60hp bikes used studs
  3. Even later bikes used studs with a spacer on the foot side to keep from crushing assembly
  4. Wallowed holes on foot and steering tube can be fixed by drilling them out and driving a stainless sleeve in there.
  5. If you let James ride your bike, you'll be left with this:




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