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Hello all,
I am restoring a 48 ES2. I would be grateful if someone could give me the dimensions of the spacer that is fitted to the rear mudguard in the centre of the frame , below the saddle.

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This has jogged my memory that mine has gone AWOL.
Its about a half inch, as I recall, until someone chimes in with a more accurate thickness.

One side is slightly curved, which moves it away from a simple manufacture.
Although may not be strictly necessary.?
Most folks just seem to make something up as required, no-one carries them ?
You can use washers to make up a suitable stack to test with, so the guard isn't stressed when its all bolted down.

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I assembled it all without and measure then ran one up in the lathe to suit. It was, as said about half an inch. The problem with things like this is that everything will have distorted to some extent over the years so a "genuine" spacer - even if one could be located - probably wouldn't fit.

I didn't bother with the curved face but then I'm not a purist......


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