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Old 10-27-2012, 10:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know if someone has tried using a Fury swingarm and wheels on a 93 VT1100?

I haven't looked into measurements yet, but, it's something that came to mind recently. I don't think the Fury swinger is ridiculously bigger than the 1100's, so the shaft 'may' fit in there OK?

I'm desperate for some wheels from a 750 spirit (the front being a 21" would be ideal for the 1100 project), but as they're rarer than hen's teeth, I thought I'd expand the search a tad for other options.

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Old 10-29-2012, 07:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I can't be the only person to have thought of doing this can I? :-/
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Never even crossed my mind...but that would be a great idea if it worked...got my curiosity peaked now...gonna have to check into this for my 86

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Short answer: No, I don't know right off the top of my head and it's been a few months since I've even seen one.

After a preliminary Google search it doesn't look like everything would be a quick-fit. I'm not entirely sure (don't have a whole lot of time to research right now) but I think the shaft system is different, and the brake may even possibly be on the opposite side. It is definitely an interesting thought and I'll probably do more research at a later time.

Someone may have some more insight/a solution for you if you let us know what your goal is (i.e. wider rear tire, just like the wheels, upgrade the brakes, etc).
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Hey chaps,

The reasons for doing it are based around the visuals, the swingarm just looks so much nicer than the 90's 1100 affairs - ideal for a lowriding chop. The wider wheel wouldn't be a bad thing either

Otherwise, I'm going to have to fabricate a kind of 'cover' to go over the 1100 swingy - not ideal
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Mine would be all those...I like the wheels, I want the bigger wheel/tire on rear and upgrade the brakes

current ride: 86 vt1100c previous rides: 93 vt1100c, 91 vulcan 750, cb400f super sport, kx250, xr500, yz 490, xr100
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Have you had any luck on a fatter tire for an 86 vt1100?

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Have you had any luck on a fatter tire for an 86 vt1100?

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I haven't made any movement on this yet (no money), but, mine's a '93 1100 anyway
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