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Old 05-19-20, 03:55 PM
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Brake arm clamp

I apologize to anyone that already read this thread in the Cruisers section. I should have posted in here first
I just bought an Electra Mod (British racing heritage model) and it has a S-A drum brake up front (aftermarket). It works great, but the band that secures the torque arm is too narrow. The fork blade is 28 mm (1 1/8") The band is for a 22 mm (7/8") blade. It looks awful as the extra long bolt used is arched around the circumference of the blade tube.
Is there any way to get a wider clamp? S-A does not make one. It's functional, but looks awful on such a pretty bike. The clamp has a risen slot to hold the tip of the arm. It does not bolt through the arm.


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Old 05-19-20, 04:06 PM
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I'm thinking a couple of stainless steel hose clamps and a hard rubber or soft plastic sleeve to protect the blade. ya think?
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