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Old 06-07-09, 01:48 PM   #1
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Vision R40 LWB Conversion Kit

I know they made them. Don't suppose anyone has one laying around that they aren't using?
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Old 06-08-09, 08:15 PM   #2
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Here is someone trying to sell a conversion kit.
http://rrsc.forumotion.com/for-sale-...b-kit-t463.htm
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Old 06-08-09, 10:04 PM   #3
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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/
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Old 06-29-09, 06:28 PM   #4
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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.
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Old 09-24-09, 12:20 AM   #5
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LWB conversion kit R-40

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I would like to buy your kit.

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Old 10-02-09, 01:00 PM   #6
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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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