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Old 10-07-2012, 11:34 AM
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Default Re: Reducing Vibrations at High Speeds.

Originally Posted by Jumpa View Post
I cut up an old bicycle tire tube and wrapped it around both points where the motor mounts go I actually super glued the rubber pieces to the frame tubes so I could avoid over lapping the rubber and I didn't want the bulk of electrical tape I did this on my second build an it has considerable less vibration than the first build , I also wrapped rubber tube around the bar before installing my gas tank keeps it from moving around and cuts down on a lot of vibration we get from there as well .

Just to repeat what has been said here many times; you are not eliminating vibrations by rubber mounting the engine but only transfering the vibrations to the engine mounts and fasteners. Keep a close watch on these areas if you continue to ride the bike with rubber between the engine and frame.

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