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SeaR1ck

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Chain sliders / guides
« on: March 01, 2018, 01:35:39 AM »
I contacted this business called hot foot moto they specialise in doing mainly dirt bike chain guides and manifolds for vintage bikes 70's 80's 90's. They've been around since like 03.

They was interested in reproducing swingarm chain sliders for street bikes but not manifolds something about street bikes running hotter n longer.

I don't have a spare I can send to them get copied.

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2018, 09:57:06 AM »
I don't have a spare sorry but I am interested in this as the 3XV one (3XV-22151-00) is NLA.

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2018, 07:54:23 PM »
I haven't checked but the one on the R and SP are the same?

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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2018, 10:16:37 PM »
Yes, 3XV R, RS, SP and SPR share the same part. I just checked online but that shows R/RS/SPR only. I used the peachy new "manuals" link to check the SP (3XV7) parts book and it's the same #number.

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2018, 12:15:23 AM »
They probably need a new, unused part to prototype off, eh?
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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2018, 01:05:03 AM »
http://hotfootmoto.net/store/

This is the place I'm talking about they didn't actually say new just one in good shape.

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2018, 01:05:35 PM »
Well, I tried to buy the one on Ebay but got there just too late.  Did anyone we know buy it?  Maybe going to offer it up as the sample?

 I don't have a spare but would happily offer mine as a sample if you guys think it good enough.  It is intact with just the usual wear on the chain guide.  I'll dig it out and post a couple of photo's.

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« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2018, 04:14:05 AM »
I sent them a pic of what it looks like and they said they could do it just need a good one to copy for a couple of months. They can do black any interest in other colors like maybe red or yellow?

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2018, 01:07:41 PM »
Let me find mine over the Easter Weekend and then post a pic and see from there.

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2018, 04:23:05 PM »
I've got a couple of used ones, but none are what I'd call in "good" shape.  All have wear where the chain slides on them.  Be happy to post you them if you can't source anything better.

I just swapped out the standard R swinger on my TZR for a RS/SP model with block adjusters, so I dug thru my spares to pick the best slider to use.
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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2018, 05:19:38 PM »
I'm sure they could figure out how much to build back up chain usually just wears in one grove.

I would say since they are out of Michigan send the guide to them. Might be a good thing for them to hear from another interested buyer of the same part.  Send them an email.

hotfootmoto@live.com

I've just been saying it's for a tzr 250 3xv they reply pretty fast.

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« Reply #12 on: March 27, 2018, 06:14:04 PM »
I've emailed them...
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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #13 on: March 27, 2018, 10:45:34 PM »
For what it's worth, the lower guard that mounts on the frame is also NLA. If the swingarm guard is worn then this one will probably be as well. On my trackbike the previous owner let the chain chew through the swingarm guard into the bearing cups as well as into the frame itself where the lower one wore out.

This is where it mounts (this one is missing):

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Re: Chain sliders / guides
« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2018, 04:56:16 PM »
Response from HotFootMoto:

"Hi Jim,
We can make them. I would prefer to have an NOS original to copy. If we get a used one, it will cost approximately $400 to have the part repaired to look like new again. I'm guessing new sliders would be in the $50 to $60 range. "

I don't have a new one, and from the sounds of it, new ones are NLA?  Is that correct?
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