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Old 11-14-2012, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ive been searching google but i keep coming up with either car wheel spacers or Harley wheel spacers and shims or they are some rediculous price like 100 bucks!. Anyone have a source for Front axle spacers for sportbikes?

My front wheel had an ugly bend in it so i picked up a straight one on ebay. Stripped it, painted it, installed a new tire and come to find out its a zx7 front wheel so the spacing is a tad different, i believe the zx7 had a speed sensor on the front wheel. 1 stock spacer is fine but i need a narrower one for one side than stock.

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Old 11-14-2012, 05:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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a machine shop nearby should be able to turn a custom for you
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a machine shop nearby should be able to turn a custom for you
Thanks Black, i figured that would be my last resort, was hoping for something over the counter (mail order etc).

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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FSLflint over at Custom Fighters - Streetfighter & Custom Motorcycle Forum & Blog | Custom Fighters should be able to make up ANYTHING you need. I've seen his work, and have local friends who have had stuff done. And he'll charge decent prices as well.
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Could use washers to get your right measurement then a machine shop to lathe 1 up for ya..OR the above link too
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:40 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I've got a bunch of spacers around left over from various projects if you know what width you need...otherwise I also have aluminum bar stock and a lathe to make my own...

a place like Fleet Farm, Tractor supply etc should have an machine bushing assortments...basicly a bag of various thickness washers you can stack up to make what you need.
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Thanks for the help guys, i picked up a zx7 spacer today that looks like it might work as its a bit narrower than the zx6 ones, i'll test it tonight when i get home from work.

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I can make you a custom spacer for a decent price. Aluminum, stainless or steel. Your choice.
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