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post #1 of 8 Old 01-30-2012, 12:28 PM Thread Starter
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What have I gotten myself into? (swing arm pivot/engine mount swap)

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This guy has posted these black mounts/brackets like 3 times hoping for a hundred bucks.
I offered him $50 and he took it.
I'm going to replace my silver ones with these.
Will it be pretty simple if I do one side at a time? I've got a service manual, but haven't checked it yet. Anyone change these yet?

On a side note, I'll soon have an extra set of silver ones if someone's interesting in getting some to powdercoat or paint.

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I was just going to say just get yours powdercoated, but it might have run about $35 or so anyway. Not a bad deal.

They are pretty easy to take off, but you do have to take out the swing arm bolt as well as remove the rearsets.

Note how we supported the bike, just a 14" or so length of 1/2" rebar, through the center stand holes. I would lift the bike on the kick stand (lean it towards me) and then slide the jack under the rebar on the right side. Then lean it towards the right and pick it up far enough to slide the other jack under the other side. I was able to to it myself, just be careful.

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That is a great price for new powdercoated brackets! The black brackets, swingarm, etc. look great (especially on the red!!) and are all pretty easy to swap out. Post some photos when you're all done!

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I don't think these are powered coated. He has a lot of NOS 919 parts that he buys from dealer's overstock.

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I was just going to say just get yours powdercoated, but it might have run about $35 or so anyway. Not a bad deal.

They are pretty easy to take off, but you do have to take out the swing arm bolt as well as remove the rearsets.

Note how we supported the bike, just a 14" or so length of 1/2" rebar, through the center stand holes. I would lift the bike on the kick stand (lean it towards me) and then slide the jack under the rebar on the right side. Then lean it towards the right and pick it up far enough to slide the other jack under the other side. I was able to to it myself, just be careful.
Yeah, I figured I'd spend $50, then resell mine. Even if I sell em for cheap, I'll still come out ahead than if I were to take it apart and have my bike unusable while I wait for a powdercoater.
I have a proper center-stand to use, unless you're saying I'll need to do it without it?

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That is a great price for new powdercoated brackets! The black brackets, swing-arm, etc. look great (especially on the red!!) and are all pretty easy to swap out. Post some photos when you're all done!
I'm not sure they're powdercoated, I think they're factory colored however Honda does it.
I'll be constantly "murdering out" all the other silver pieces as time and lack of riding weather allows.
And photos are a given my friend.

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I don't think these are powered coated. He has a lot of NOS 919 parts that he buys from dealer's overstock.
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I'm cool with it not being powdercoated. There'll be plenty of other pieces I'm simply going to give the rattle-can treatment.

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Won't be stock black as I cannot think of one 919 where they were black from Honda. Even the very last ones (burn orange tins, all black engine) were silver.

Or were thay...... hmm must triple check

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So they sent me these brackets by accident:
Honda 919 Hornet CB900F PLATE, R + L HEADLIGHT SET 61312-MCZ-640 NEW A5 | eBay

I was planning on repainting my headlight mounting brackets anyway. So I email the guy and tell him he mistakenly sent the wrong brackets, to please send the correct ones, and how much would he like for me to keep the headlight brackets he sent by mistake.
He emailed me back and told me just to keep em!

So for $50, I got headlight mounting brackets and swingarm/engine mounts in black, including shipping.

I love it when stuff works out that way.

Also, here is his ebay store, he has a bunch of other 9er/hornet stuff:
Honda, New OEM Parts items in Massimosmotomax store on eBay!

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So they sent me these brackets by accident:
Honda 919 Hornet CB900F PLATE, R + L HEADLIGHT SET 61312-MCZ-640 NEW A5 | eBay

I was planning on repainting my headlight mounting brackets anyway. So I email the guy and tell him he mistakenly sent the wrong brackets, to please send the correct ones, and how much would he like for me to keep the headlight brackets he sent by mistake.
He emailed me back and told me just to keep em!

So for $50, I got headlight mounting brackets and swingarm/engine mounts in black, including shipping.

I love it when stuff works out that way.

Also, here is his ebay store, he has a bunch of other 9er/hornet stuff:
Honda, New OEM Parts items in Massimosmotomax store on eBay!

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