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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Greetings from Denmark..
I havnt been on here for a while because I have been busy building other bikes...
I want to build a cafe racer from a Dommie with a single sided swing arm and usd forks like this one I found on the net.
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I have bought a single sided swing arm from a VFR 750 F with a pair of wheels and was wondering about a couple of things.
First of all will the single sided swing arm fit and does anyone know where I can get info on how to set it up.
Also which type of usd forks would be a straight swap for standard forks?
I want to buy another frame and have it shipped to Denmark because I dont want to cut up my other Dommie frame.

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Any advice will be warmly received.:thumbup:
Since I built my last scrambler, I have moved out of my tiny apartment into a much larger house with a cracking workshop and I am ready to build another bike like this one myself and my son built last summer for a tattoo artist in Copenhagen..

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"Also which type of usd forks would be a straight swap for standard forks?"

Don't think it'll be a case of simply swapping in forks and hoping the wheel fits. If your stuck on using the new front wheel (VFR?) - work with what forks VFR folk use as an alternative - VTR ones are a popular swap as they have more adjustment. And then in turn VTR folk transplant in front ends from a variety of bikes Fireblades / R1s/ zx-10s and usually needing work in the headstock bearing dept.

Basically anything can be made to fit it depends on how cutting and fabrication trial & error you want to get involved with - and what the objectives are - looks / improved handling / braking / better tyre choice

Same for installing the SS rear end - its a mod that's been done to VTRs - not a plug&play mod as hacking about needed for shock mount to avoid exhaust - makes the bike longer effecting handling - so for fitting it to dominator frame lay them up close as you can and mull over what needs to be done to make it fit paying attention to chain alignment, rear shock positioning etc.

One similar to the one you showed with parts source in pic descriptions.

https://www.motomatter.com/cafe-racers/honda-nx650-cafe-racer-v-motorcycles-italy/
 

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When I say straight swap for the forks,I intend to use the yokes as well from a R1 or maybe a R6
I bought some usd forks a few years ago from a CRF 250 R and fitted them but they were way too long and made the Dommie way too tall for me so I sold them.
I had to get the spindle pressed out and fitted taper roller bearings but didnt like the look.

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I will buy the frame and forks from Germany, keep the seat I bought and hopefully be able to use the Wilbers monoshock that I fitted...
I need to do some more research about modifying the rear end.
 

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Take a look at the KT600 by classified moto.
That’s a Triumph backend and zx6r front. There was a feature on cafe racer tv showing the build, worth hunting for.
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I think those single sided swingarms ruin the look of a bike that hasn’t been designed around one. They look like a Mario kart bike with extended swingarm. Not a coincidence that the cb900f tanked one is shot from the rear 3/4 to try and make the swingarm look less ungainly.



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I've seen that KT600 special before. They built it for Katee Sackhoff, the sci fi actress chick. I think it looks cool. Especially with her on it. ;-)
 

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