Monthly Archives: August 2013

fuel system upgrade meets frame prep

Things are coming together as they should, the frame is almost completely in paint and look what just came in today: This is a 25ft roll of seamless 3/8″ copper fuel line. This stuff will eventually replace the rubber fuel … Continue reading

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drop a frame

Yay, a little more action by this lazy ass pretender ;D I wanted to flip the frame again to paint the remaining areas… turns out it did not want to turn as easy as it did the first time. I … Continue reading

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reassembly

Not that much progress today. Installed a new input shaft seal in the bearing retainer and installed the retainer and the top cover with a thin layer of sealer. I used Hylomar, dunno if it’s available to you guys in … Continue reading

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fuel system upgrade – tank testing

    Last time on this blog i showed you how i sealed that tank access cover. I let the sealer cure for about half a day and yesterday evening i found it to be dry enough to install the … Continue reading

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fuel system upgrade 4th – tank is done

The tank is done! So i drilled 20 holes around the circumference of the access hole in the tank and made a plate to cover it. The screws are 4,2x13mm zinc plated sheetmetal screws. The holes are 3mm and should … Continue reading

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fuel system upgrade 3rd

It’s almost done. The procedure was pretty simple and straight forward and almost everything worked out as planned. I like the rare feeling of success (don’t like the part of it beeing rare). First of all you repair that old … Continue reading

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clean er upper

The lid cleaned up fine, there’s still some grit and grease left in the nooks and crannies… But the black forks cleaned up very nicely and turned out to be cast iron and aluminum.   I also pulled the front … Continue reading

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