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getting a rigid engineered

Discussion in 'Modifications and Projects' at netrider.net.au started by diddss, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. gday new to the forum. thought it would be a good place to pick some peoples brains!
    i have a rigid 76 harley i built in the states and am waiting to import her(thats the easy part) was wondering if anyone new how to go about getting it engineered. have called a round a bit and no one seems to do motorbikes let alone rigids!
    any info would be greatly appreciated


     
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  2. I'm very sorry, I have nothing at all useful or relevant to add to this thread.

    I just dropped by to say that the title sounds like a euphemism. ;)
     
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  3. if your in NSW try a guy called Phill Scott Engineering ( mid coast somewhere) - if you can not find him speak to a guy from Autosport Engineering in Sydney called- Greg Boyl - he may be able to help you track down Phill or have another engineer.

    They mainly did cars but are nice people and like all things that have engines
     
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  4. What state you are in would help

    The RTA used to have a list of approved Engineers in NSW

    The fact that it is a 76 would help.
     
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  5. pm sent, containing details of someone in Melb who may be able to help out
     
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  6. Same in WA, though I haven't looked recently. The main guys who did bikes might have retired by now though.
     
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  7. For Victoria you could try contacting Peter Dunphy - he's the motorcycle division manager of the Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce.

    pdunphy @ vacc.com.au
     
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  8. I enjoy it a lot when my "rigid" is "engineered"... :-s 8-[ :grin:
     
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  9. I've got the spec sheets for motorcycle approvals if you want it, stuff like minimum/maximum measurements for forks, bars, etc.

    One thing you'll need to pass is a suspended seat, as a solid-mounted seat on a rigid bike won't pass AFAIK.

    CHeers - boingk
     
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  10. In WA we'll accept a minimum of 150mm (IIRC) of foam instead of a sprung seat.
     
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  11. yeah thatd be great if u could send the measurements thru boingk or post them.
    oh im in victoria aswell..which ive heard doesnt help at all
    thanks mate
     
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