Gen 1 diff on a Gen 2 swingarm

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  1. Oct 9, 2017 #21

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    I'll find out! Traction is going to be the biggest issue and the hardest loads will be the launch and shift. The launch will be hand slide and no bar (is the plan) with the air shifter for the rest of the run will make very low stress spikes so we'll see if it will hold against the brute torque of it all.

    I've only ever broken one (at least catastrophically) and a few sheared off pinion nuts. The OEM gen 1 shaft is a weak link which was resolved with the heavier duty shafts. I quit running the heavy duty shaft after breaking a few engine cases which failed before the rear ever did.
     
  2. Oct 9, 2017 #22

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    Speaking of shafts, I made it today. I still have more machining to do and thru hardening.
    Don't forget because it's Gen 1 to Gen 2 it requires a hybrid shaft and as such the shank diameter has been made to Gen 2 specs 28mm which is somewhat bigger than Gen 1 , the only real difference here is we have the "poor mans" cv joint which is the crowned spline/gear at the rear.
     

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    Nice, on the axle are you going to drill some material out of the center? Both for weight and strength like the OEM axle?
     
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    What we can do is rifle drill from the large side part way as the shaft steps down to gen1 size and we don't want it weak there
     
  5. Oct 11, 2017 #25

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    I meant the wheel axle and not the drive axle (though it might benefit from some weight loss too?)
     
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    I was taking about the wheel axle lol
     
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    Ready to roll
     

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    Nice!
     

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