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Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:03 pm
by Mr Shiney
I went for even softer springs on my 604 project as the 125lb were still like a pogo stick. I have a slightly shorter softer spring now and a spacer I machined to make up the gap. Its a lot smoother now.

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:42 pm
by deadgrass.
Mr Shiney wrote:I went for even softer springs on my 604 project as the 125lb were still like a pogo stick. I have a slightly shorter softer spring now and a spacer I machined to make up the gap. Its a lot smoother now.
yes i think i normally have 100lb springs for off road but they are on my road armstrong at the mo [ready for the dragon] i will be using the same bike for northants [as new off roader not finished]so will leave on.


dave.

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:21 pm
by bth2bth2
eat more pies and you wont need to change the spring rate :D

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:19 am
by Minter
bth2bth2 wrote:eat more pies and you wont need to change the spring rate :D
Or just ride faster!!

:D

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:21 pm
by jimmy tipping
extended the old MT500 ones this weekend,

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:56 am
by Bunker
Dave, this is a real shocker - ORANGE!??

I firking love it.....

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:45 pm
by deadgrass.
project update,
new exhaust system has beat me
gone with a semi conventional exhaust [twin silencer]
trying to get the bike together for its maiden voyage at the fast approaching northants meet

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managed to fit all the electrics in the new position under the seat,

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just in case the 604 motor aint quick enough :? ive added some go faster stripes [the Essex chapter should approve]

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a couple of artist impressions of what i was trying to achieve withe the exhausts,

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Dave.

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:48 pm
by bth2bth2
no worries dave...would have been far too loud :lol:

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:26 pm
by Mr Shiney
What's the front end off Dave?

Re: new Armstrong greenlaner

Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:32 pm
by deadgrass.
Mr Shiney wrote:What's the front end off Dave?
ktm 200exc [2003]
off my 350 off road bike [white power48mm] originally only bought for a better front brake .