- Is my Swingarm dead?
trail_rat – Member
the damage on the left hand side ?
what hit that ?
No idea, its in front of the rear wheel, not underneath (which is protected by sugru) and if something hard enough to be carried around the wheel, down the seat tube to smash it down there you would have thought I would have noticed.
I’m worried this could cost me £600 for a new swingarm :-/ I’ve contacted Silverfish but am not hopeful.Posted 4 years agosugdenrMember
On carbon that is a home repair if your opposing thumbs work.
It looks like impact damage, and no you wouldn’t notice that being done if it just lacquer damage, lacquer has no strength esp. no impact resistance.
The only question I would have only having seen photo is, as its drive side and there appears to be a vertical fracture line, is it suffering drive chainstay power stroke flex fatigue.Posted 4 years ago
Sugdenr – this is what I think – I can see an intact carbon layer underneath and I’m sure these have carbon over an Alu insert for strength in that area. Are you able to point me at any details re the home repair? A sugru patch maybe? 🙂
It’s a 2011 frame properly registered so yes it’s should be in warranty. I have sent pics and details to Silverfish this morning.
I’ve off to Afan in a couple of weeks so a tad annoyed/nervous…Posted 4 years agorichiethesilverfishMember
I’ve just grabbed a quick word with our warranty guys regarding this – they say they’ve replied to you and directed you to your supplying dealer.
Once you’ve done that everything should be dealt with by those guys pretty quickly and easily however if you have any concerns just drop me a line and I’ll be happy to look into it for you.
Cheers richie @ silverfish – uk . com (remove all the spaces)Posted 4 years ago
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