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myjudge2 06-07-09 01:48 PM

Vision R40 LWB Conversion Kit
 
I know they made them. Don't suppose anyone has one laying around that they aren't using?

rsyb 06-08-09 08:15 PM

Here is someone trying to sell a conversion kit.
http://rrsc.forumotion.com/for-sale-...b-kit-t463.htm

Square & Compas 06-08-09 10:04 PM

Try these guys. Even if they do not have it on their online catalog they may still be able to help.
http://www.hostelshoppe.com/

mobilemail 06-29-09 06:28 PM

I have this kit
 
Did you ever find your LWB conversin kit? I actually purchased the LWB kit when I bought my R40 new in 2003 (or thereabouts -- it's the blue R40, the second to last year they made it). I have the (blue) boom, steering linkage, stem, bar, riser, maybe even the cable guides custom cut to the riser. I bought my bike in the USS/SWB configuration, and have always preferred that.
I have never installed any of these parts, except to take pictures when my wife sold her R40. I have not tried to sell it and haven't really researched the value, but you are welcome to PM me with an offer.

comfort rider 09-24-09 12:20 AM

LWB conversion kit R-40
 
Mobilemail:

I would like to buy your kit.

Craig Richmond (312) 527-4804

craigrichmond@sbcglobal.net

franksgoodtimes 10-02-09 01:00 PM

Along these lines, I have a Vision R40 that is long wheelbase right now. I tried to convert it "back" to a short wheelbase, but encountered a problem. Now when I turn the handlebar to the right, the front brakes squeeze down. Also, when I turn to the left, the brakes are too loose to actually clamp down. I read somewhere that I had to lengthen the cable, but I don't see how that would help. Have any of you encountered this issue or know anything about it?


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