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    DIY Empulse G Conversion?

    Iíve decided to take the plunge and start a conversion. After looking over the models available, I realized that the stout twin spar frame of a Brammo Empulse R would make a perfect home for a narrow air-cooled twin.

    I figure I can sell off the parts of the Brammo that I donít need to help cover the conversion costs Ė batteries, motor, controller, etc.

    Iíll need to fab up some new engine mounts and find a used v-twin (maybe an old Suzuki SV650 engine off ebay, or stretch the budget and go for a Ducati?).

    Am I missing anything?
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    Getting the weight distribution may be tricky. Though there should be plenty of room for a gas tank when you get rid of the silly electronic bits.
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    LOL.

    Had me for a minute (or two)!

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    oh boy, me too, for a minute....
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    Whaa... Why would you...

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    It's April Fools Day.

    Here is another one for you: http://www.webbikeworld.com/r4/fleec...uit/review.htm
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spaceweasel View Post
    I’ve decided to take the plunge and start a conversion. After looking over the models available, I realized that the stout twin spar frame of a Brammo Empulse R would make a perfect home for a narrow air-cooled twin.

    I figure I can sell off the parts of the Brammo that I don’t need to help cover the conversion costs – batteries, motor, controller, etc.

    I’ll need to fab up some new engine mounts and find a used v-twin (maybe an old Suzuki SV650 engine off ebay, or stretch the budget and go for a Ducati?).

    Am I missing anything?
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    Normally these conversions use "fork lift motors" if I am not mistaken. See if you can get a good second-hand Nissan motor out of a forklift.

    (Yea I know I am late)
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