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This is a discussion on 1983 xr80 swing arms within the Vintage Honda XR75 and JDM Vertical Motors forums, part of the General Talk category; hello guys, first post here, I recently re-acquired my first motorcycle, an 83 XR80. I am going to modify this into a flat track/TT racer, ...

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    1983 xr80 swing arms

    hello guys, first post here,
    I recently re-acquired my first motorcycle, an 83 XR80. I am going to modify this into a flat track/TT racer, I am looking for a swing arm that can put 17" rear tire on it. I like xmr's aluminum swing arm but don't know if that big of a tire will fit. I can modify a little, but don't want a total fab job. other mods will be a flat track fender seat and a modern front end with something with a disc brake. I put 13" rear shocks on it, don't know from what.



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    Find a 1978-up XL100 twin shock swinger.

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    Thanks for the response. Is that a bolt on item? Or will I have to modify it any? this is my first attempt at making a custom bike, I'm not very familiar with the interchangability of the different models. My father is a restorer and disapproves the use of anything that didn't come on a particular model. Thanks again for any input in

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    Here is my flat tracker. Sl70 with 150 anima. Maybe it will give you a few ideas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by team big head View Post
    Thanks for the response. Is that a bolt on item? Or will I have to modify it any? this is my first attempt at making a custom bike, I'm not very familiar with the interchangability of the different models. My father is a restorer and disapproves the use of anything that didn't come on a particular model. Thanks again for any input in
    Yes. It is bolt on. You will need a longer brakestay arm and brake rod as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by team big head View Post
    hello guys, first post here,
    I recently re-acquired my first motorcycle, an 83 XR80. I am going to modify this into a flat track/TT racer, I am looking for a swing arm that can put 17" rear tire on it. I like xmr's aluminum swing arm but don't know if that big of a tire will fit. I can modify a little, but don't want a total fab job. other mods will be a flat track fender seat and a modern front end with something with a disc brake. I put 13" rear shocks on it, don't know from what.



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    Pretty sharp looking bike. Can you give us a breakdown of the suspension parts you used?
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ID:	177288Her she is now with the dirt track fender, aluminum swing arm and new bars. Next up is powder coating the frame satin black

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