Triumph Bonneville titanium spindles and engine mounting studs

In between watching red kites do a fly by and trying to keep my cat fed i’ve made some titanium wheel spindles and engine mounting studs for a Triumph Bonneville. Feeding my cat is like stoking the Titanic, he just swallows up as much as you can shovel in! I’d post a pic of him but they haven’t invented a camera with a wide enough angle lens.

But i’m sure you are more interested in these beauties! It all went well, the rear spindle is 16.93mm dia which still presents a deflection problem, but I’ve got it spot on. The customer supplied his own nuts for me to cut the threads to. Over the years i have found nuts vary greatly in their tollerence. As titanium has to be screw cut, if i’m not making the nuts as well i like to have the ones that will be fitted to cut the threads to, then i know they are just right. If I supply the nuts i make the nuts first.

The front spindle has my socket cap mod, this ones 17mm A/F, I think they look much better flush with the fork leg and it saves some weight! The engine mounting studs are 12mm dia with 12×1.25 threads.

Triumph Bonneville titanium wheel spindles and engine mounting studs
Triumph Bonneville titanium wheel spindles and engine mounting studs
Triumph Bonneville titanium wheel spindles and engine mounting studs
Triumph Bonneville titanium wheel spindles and engine mounting studs
Triumph Bonneville titanium front wheel spindle thread
Triumph Bonneville titanium front wheel spindle thread
Triumph Bonneville titanium rear wheel spindle thread
Triumph Bonneville titanium rear wheel spindle thread

 

 

 

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