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Old 08-17-2010, 02:56 PM
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Default Re: Aluminum or Steel? Which do you prefer?

Originally Posted by KCvale View Post
...Take this old Moon Dog I started motorizing today.
The back tube was perfect size, but the front tube as just a 1/4" too wide to let the front studs by....All it took was a couple of turns at the fattest spot to tweak it in at a little spot for the studs....
In short that motor is mounted in solid and I just can't see that compromising the frame integrity in any way, and certainly better than a single stud through a drilled hole in the middle.
That way provides no lateral support at all.

Do you have a picture of the final install? I am curious as to how the motor sits. I am dealing with an oversized tube installation.


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