Stretch & Rake it ! 

We have been stretching and raking frames for so long that it is second nature to us.  We thought that we would share with you the steps.  Modifying any frame can cause dangerous riding conditions unless you really know what you are doing.  Give us a a call If you want your frame stretched and raked correctly.

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Taking the saw to the frame.  Knowing where to cut is the first step.
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The cut has been made and the weight of the motor starts to separate the downtubes.
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Heating the backbone allows it to curve and allow the downtubes to stretch.
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We've added a bit of backbone stretch.
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Making modifications to the center supports for a custom look.
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Prepping the lower part of the downtubes for the extensions.
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Welding plugs into the downtubes really adds to the strength. 
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Look Mom!  No downtubes or center supports.
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Fitting the new downtube sections over the plugs.
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Both downtube sections are in place and ready for welding.
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The frame is strapped tightly so that nothing moves when welding.
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Welding the new tube sections.  Attention to detail is critical!
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We replace the two center supports with a single support in the middle.
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The new center support looks cool!
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The stretch job is complete.  Now time for molding and paint.
Any stretch and rake!

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