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Old 06-03-2004, 07:40 AM
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I bought the Supersprint Magnum off of Silversurfer and he didnt send me the brackets to mount them. So I have to make them. And lets just say that they arent going to be pretty. Its not a big enough job for a metal shop to bother. So... Its up to me and home depot to figure it out.
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I can order them from BMP/SSUSA and it takes 6-8 weeks to get them and then they are $50 bucks plus shipping when they get here. So what is there to do other than start making one.
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Old 06-03-2004, 07:59 AM
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I bought the Supersprint Magnum off of Silversurfer and he didnt send me the brackets to mount them. So I have to make them. And lets just say that they arent going to be pretty. Its not a big enough job for a metal shop to bother. So... Its up to me and home depot to figure it out.
The Supersprint brackets are made from stainless. I purchased a .125" x 1.25" by 6'
piece of 304 stainless from McMastercarr.
The passenger side rear bracket has to be longer if you want the rear tips to be level. On most installs the inner tips are higher.

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Old 06-03-2004, 08:03 AM
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Ron, you want to make me some brackets? LOL

I will give you $50 plus shipping.
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Ron, you want to make me some brackets? LOL

I will give you $50 plus shipping.
I would but the guy that used to do them for me had a heart attack and chose to retire.
It was $25 to lengthen (modify) a furnished bracket.
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Oh well, it was worth a try. I just thought since you had some brackets to play with that you could get it just right.

Cant you just put some spacers on the stock bracket and use a longer bolt to make it fit better?

Anyone else want to make me some brackets?
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Cant you just put some spacers on the stock bracket and use a longer bolt to make it fit better?
You can.
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Old 06-03-2004, 10:34 AM
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I might have to do some kinda of hodge podge to get it right. I can always make new brackets later.
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Once I get some time to practice, I will be able to lengthen brackets. I have my TIG welder and some 304 stainless, but not ready to tackle a customer part just yet.

Unfortunately I will be out of town the next 3 weeks.
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How important is it to use stainless? Home depot doesnt carry it. I am going to have to go up to the granger store. Can I just use regular steel and paint it?
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Old 06-05-2004, 09:36 AM
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Out riding my bike this morning. There is a grainger store about a mile from my home. Maybe they will have some cool stuff. But they arent open except on weekdays 7:30-5. Bummer.
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