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mrkil
05-01-2015, 7:29 PM
So last summer my steering felt a little sloppy so I pulled the front end apart. It seems that the bearings had about a 1/32 of free play on the stem. Made a new stem on my lathe. It's my first part turned out by me

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Got my springer back on perfectly snug. Tested out the rabbit ears I made over the winter.

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Dieselchanic
05-01-2015, 9:35 PM
Nice job on both! I just built a set of rabbits from an old set of buckhorns (there IS a use for them after all..) I just have to weld in a cross bar yet once I decide on pullback...

mrkil
05-02-2015, 1:07 AM
Thanks man.
Rhose wherw a set of Honda 185t bars. The the cross bar is feom a chopped up set of aftermarket BSA bantam bars.