'86 GW Interstate Project Bike


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Re: '86 GW Interstate Project Bike

Post by julimike54 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:48 am



If it was me I'd powder coat the frame.

The tool I think is called a Park tool or maybe that's who makes them (can't remember). Bicycle shops use a lot of those.

Yes the way the calipers are mounted are part of the Trac system, the rest of the Trac is inside the fork.

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Re: '86 GW Interstate Project Bike

Post by Smartin » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:54 am

julimike, Thanks for the info.I'm gonna have to read up on that TRAC system and learn more about it... I'm leaning towards powder coating too...

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Re: '86 GW Interstate Project Bike

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:45 pm

The pivot tool looks like this:





That said, I made one out of a cheap socket by just grinding away the parts that didn't need to be there.

The actual Honda tool allows you to torque that lock ring while holding the center with another tool through the center of the socket, which is technically the correct way to do it.

And yes, that's the TRAC system you took pictures of.

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Re: '86 GW Interstate Project Bike

Post by Smartin » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:20 pm

Thanks WingAdmin, mine came out looking like this...
Before:


After:






And it actually worked when I tried it...



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