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W/NG Rack

Postby LuisPaz » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:34 pm

Hi fellows
I live so far in Argentina and the shipping cost are high to buy a Repro Pannier Rack
I make and easy drawing and i need measurements to make my own rack.
They should only measure the length of each red line named with a letter. If possible, the angle shown in the drawing.
I will greatly appreciate the measures that you can send me.
Also i need the thickness of the bar.
Thanks in advance!
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Re: W/NG Rack

Postby LuisPaz » Tue May 08, 2018 4:56 pm

Grahan Goral from Facebook Ariel Motorcycle Group help me with all measurement i need to make this rack!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2809984 ... &ref=notif

A = 430mm measured along top between rear of rack and theoretical intersection point

B = 300mm measured along top between theoretical intersection point and end of mounting lug

C = 475mm measured along underside between welded joint and end of mounting lug

D = 130mm along tube between welded joint and end of mounting lug

(distance between mounting lugs = 150mm)

E = 130mm between centres

F = 130mm between centres

G = 160mm between centre of mounting lug and centreline of tube

(Pannier mounting lugs 140mm between centres)
H = 220mm between centres

Tube diameter = 12.7mm

Angle = 52 degrees (ie. sloping tube is 38 degrees from horizontal)
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Re: W/NG Rack

Postby nevhunter » Wed May 09, 2018 12:45 pm

According to the parts book number, that rack only dates back to 1940. Nev

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Re: W/NG Rack

Postby LuisPaz » Wed May 09, 2018 1:33 pm

Hi Nev
The Parts Manual according to my frame number you can see this rack

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Re: W/NG Rack

Postby simon.holyfield » Wed May 09, 2018 2:21 pm

That's the rack that comes with the pannier frames, fitted from '42? The earlier rack is more like a civilian one.

The rack Luis shows is missing from my original January 1942 parts book.
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Re: W/NG Rack

Postby nevhunter » Wed May 09, 2018 11:31 pm

My parts list is May 1941. Complete carrier Number 5630-40. This is closed at the front and has not got the extra mount points for the pannier frames. The note in the parts book says do not use E9/896 which it presume is a civilian one. 5630-40 was only used for a bit more than a year, it appears.. Nev


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