Originally Posted by globalrider
The rear dropouts are so wide the hub would just fit between them leaving no axle in the dropouts much less enough to bolt the hub into place. Could a nipple and axle be safely welded on to extend the length on the axle? Any suggestions/ideas would be appreciated. Thanks
In your place, I would look at respacing the dropouts
to fit the hub versus your proposed axle extension.
Even if you could weld it on there straight (problematic
at best) on an axle it would be forever after suspect
in terms of safety. I don't know the hub, so I don't
know whether a longer axle might be swappable--
but I suspect not.
If I am misreading your post and it is the actual
physical dimensional width of each individual dropout
that is the problem, I got nothin' for you.