Large tube on the botton

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davidsis

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This bike has a large tube on the botton any ideas on how to install without drilling a hole in the frame. I have seen some people use a large U bolt. Anyone try this, and will the engine even fit in this frame. How much room do I need? Also, has anyone ever worked with this bike?
 

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andyinchville1

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Believe it or not, but I have made the standard mounts fit an over sized tube without having to drill the frame...Originally I took a ball peen hammer and indented the tubes so the factory studs would fit in the grooves made by the peening of the hammer....on later installations I bought a very large C-Clamp and crimp the over sized tubes as needed for the studs to clear (more control using this as opposed to the hammer method....You may still have to use a grinder to enlarge the mounting brackets a little tho.
Andrew
 
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davidsis

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C bolt

Nice work way. Thanks for the advice. Where did you get that plate of steel?
 
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wayde

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i just had it lying around but i'm sure it won't be hard to find Mine is aluminum i have an extre lying here just in case mine breaks
 
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