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Re: [turbobike] pics

Anders Brink (anders.brink@lynchburg.net)
Sun, 24 Oct 1999 23:44:12 -0400

NOVA Digital Services wrote:
> 
> Looks great!! How long on the swing arm?? I'm about to start a turbo Bandit
> 1200 and can't decide on the swingarm. +4? +6?. I think +8 is too much for
> street use.

I've got 5.5" on a +230 hp Bandit, that's definitely too short -
even in 4th with 14/50 gearing. Go 8", the Bandit's only 56"
from factory. You need to stiffen up both front and rear 
suspension though, it's way too soft - even for the streets.

        /anders
        http://www.geocities.com/~anders_brink/mc/bandit.html