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    Default Need options for adjustable shift linkage

    Looking to get a nice looking well made adjustable shift linkage rod (between foot shift and rear shift arm)...here is the issue . Metric end on motor side and us/sae size on forward controls ...anyone make a product with interchangable ends??

    What are some good brands/companies to look at?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SDB View Post
    Looking to get a nice looking well made adjustable shift linkage rod (between foot shift and rear shift arm)...here is the issue . Metric end on motor side and us/sae size on forward controls ...anyone make a product with interchangable ends??

    What are some good brands/companies to look at?
    What kind of bike are you talking about?????????

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    Any reason you can’t do a heim joint on both ends?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasonisdico View Post
    Any reason you can’t do a heim joint on both ends?
    Not at all if there is room.............

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    You can also run simple bushings inside Heim joints to fit smaller OD bolts. Lotta genuine MilSpec aircraft rod ends on Ebay for cheap....

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    Looks like he's gone so no need trying to help him if he can't help us help him........... Oh well............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tattooo View Post
    Looks like he's gone so no need trying to help him if he can't help us help him........... Oh well............
    might help somebody else, now or in the future.


    How to Measure Rod Ends

    This guide is provided to assist with measuring Rod Ends to make selecting the correct size easier."

    https://rodendsnz.co.nz/pages/how-to-measure-rod-ends


    Weldable Tube Bung
    For those wanting to make their own arms we have weld in tube bungs in imperial and metric thread sizes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TriNortchopz View Post
    might help somebody else, now or in the future.
    Yep you have a point that's always the case......... But it would be even nicer to know what he's working on to help others with the same problem....

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