My guilty secret

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by ricster » 16 Feb 2016 14:27

Probably.... He is as thirsty as his Patrol.... QQQ QQQ QQQ :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Tinus lotz » 16 Feb 2016 15:17

Hey never :naughty: :naughty: my patrol is never as thusty as me ....i get 1km per gallon.....lol... :rolling: :rolling:

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Peter Connan » 13 Mar 2016 19:26

Finally got around to sorting out the activation mechanism for the lockout.
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The mechanism consists of two cables. Between the ends there is a tension spring which is stronger than the compression spring on the lockout tab. Thus to engage the catch one does not actually need to pull the catch out of engagement, you just apply spring pressure, and the next time the catch is not under load from suspension movement it will dis-engage.

Now all I need to do is to find a way of lifting a wheel in a controlled way, then un-bolt a shock and do it again to see how far it would go with longer shocks, and at what point the spring's going to fall out...
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Tinus lotz » 13 Mar 2016 23:10

Forklift comes to mind??? :biggrin:

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Peter Connan » 15 Mar 2016 13:18

Found this on Instagram.
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Peter Connan » 16 Mar 2016 17:33

My own pic this time. This is what is possible with correct shocks:
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This is just over 1m from the ground to the forks.
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by offroadbiker » 17 Mar 2016 06:57

DROOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Michael » 17 Mar 2016 09:29

Very impressive Peter

What shocks did you install?
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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Wilkie » 17 Mar 2016 09:45

well done ......we :salute: :salute: you

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Re: My guilty secret

Post by Peter Connan » 17 Mar 2016 18:25

Sorry if I mislead you guys.

This is with the one shock loosened a the bottom. I have not found the right shocks yet.

At least now I know how far it can go, and what I need in terms of shock stroke.
However, I will definitely need to move the top shock mount to get the full travel.
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