Name: Steve Cooper
Frame: Rickman RR
Engine: Suzuki T500
To install engine correctly, and complete requested tasks.
Rolling chassis – including engine
Radiator – Thundercat
St/St expansion chambers x2
Fairing and screen
Initial chassis set up:
Rake 30 degrees
Top frame rails 0.5 degrees from horizontal
Fork L 30”
Shock L 12”
Set up chassis @ headstock=27 degrees.
Note shock length
Note Yoke offset @ trail=4”
Engine remounted – tilt forward appropriately Consider front engine plates to mask excessive gap. Necessary for practical engine removal.
Mount exhaust ensuring adequate room for feet. Consider tweak to give more contemporary angle at rear.
Rear set plates incorporating exhaust mount. Anti vibration rubbers necessary.
Radiator – rotate RH bottom outlet, 90 degrees inwards with slight “cant” down.
Mount brackets from frame 2 top 1 bottom.
Swingarm – consider rear chain adjustments, Accentric style.
Fairing – fit to suit.
Wheels – consider 18”. If tyres the same front and rear then my geometry set up will remain unchanged.
Handlebars – Clip ons, consider Disco Volante.
Side stand – Consideration regarding exhaust position and access for foot operation.