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post #1 of 13 Old 02-18-2008, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
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Cracked my frame

Yep I cracked my frame.




I was jumping my XR50 a little to hard this weekend and cracked the frame. I still rode and jumped with it cracked and it didn't really crack much more. I cracked the neck and thats kinda the important part. If it broke I would have been in deep doo doo. I'll spend today bead blasting it and tig welding it back together.

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Dang that sucks

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yeah i cracked the frame on a 300 4x4 honda, not really ment to be jumpin 5 feet in the air with a 265 pounder riding it haha
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Got it all welded up and primered. I TIG'd the neck then mig'd over the tig. I wanted to use the tig so I know I got good penetration. Then I also mig'd in other places because I felt pretty good about my welding today.


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Ha i was expecting to see your pickups frame i would have been shocked. Glad it was an easy fix.

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Ha i was expecting to see your pickups frame i would have been shocked. Glad it was an easy fix.

Me too. I took one look at the title and thought this has to be one hell of a story.

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