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Lightbulb Rear galiper bracket spec.

hi im looking for the thickness off the rear galiper bracket on a 1983

i whant to compare to a 1996 bracket on this picture

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hi still looking for that spec ?

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i'll go out in the shed on the morrow and grab the dims... for you...
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well i found more rare original and NOS 1983 XR-1000 parts than anybody should have however the original rear brake carrier is boxed up and buried deeper than I have ability to dig in the pile today...

I will say that 0.568 is what I cut the late model sportster pin style carrier to when mounted the XR1200X rear caliper to my 1983... there was a bit more machining in the mill to get it to fit and a bit of machining for caliper clearance as well.. i documented it loosely in the build link in my sig...
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