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Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By adrenal
That valve might make a difference, but only if...

That valve might make a difference, but only if it allows the crankcase to breath lots more than the stock arrangement - not necessarily a given!. On my airhead salt racer motor will be opening up...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Was wondering when someone would ask the...

Was wondering when someone would ask the interesting questions!

Here folks, is some of the technical side to the salt story:

On the second and last run, with me trying to twist the throttle off...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Thanks bill. :webers

Thanks bill. :webers
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Thanks ME109 :freaky There are more studio...

Thanks ME109 :freaky
There are more studio shots of the bike here:
http://skrunkwerks.com/skrunk/skrunkwerks-bmw-r100-salt-racer-2/

I'm itching to get back to the salt.
As one commenter on...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Pipeburn

The guys at pipeburn have run a feature on the bike>
http://www.pipeburn.com/home/2015/04/10/87-bmw-r100-skrunkwerks.html#.VSmW9pP-DLU

They're a sydney based mob who have been following our story...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yep that'll be 36mm. I'll check if I have one...

Yep that'll be 36mm. I'll check if I have one this evening and PM you @BOETJE
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Think I've got some 36mm triples left. What's...

Think I've got some 36mm triples left. What's your bike?
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
fine suggestions Bill. Last one is the best for...

fine suggestions Bill. Last one is the best for airheads I reckon :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yep, don't need them (brakes that is, not balz)....

Yep, don't need them (brakes that is, not balz). Have 160 km to stop!
Hardly used the back brake neither! Just when finally rolling to stop at pits.
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Wrote a bit of a story about my salt experience...

Wrote a bit of a story about my salt experience for those that are interested:
http://skrunkwerks.com/skrunk/the-salt/
...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Just line up john - 1st in best dressed. ...

Just line up john - 1st in best dressed.
Entirely run by volunteers so organisation can be a bit patchy. Big logistics so my hat goes off to them. (One member from each team needs to volunteer for...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Australian record in my class is 140.6MPH....

Australian record in my class is 140.6MPH. Happens to be held by another airhead. Owned by Josh Shuit. He took the fairings off and raced in the same unfaired class as me:
...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Thanks cafedude, I'm in an unfaired class so...

Thanks cafedude, I'm in an unfaired class so nothing aero allowed. Even a sloping flat race number plate on front of the forks! Will keep it this way I think. Less complexity. Can go backwards with...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yep, you summed it up well. Throw in the isolated...

Yep, you summed it up well. Throw in the isolated outback experience.
There are no tree's wooshing past hinting at your speed. lack of frame of reference means you don't feel it to same extent....
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
You know what R100RTurbo? Reckon I'd trade all...

You know what R100RTurbo? Reckon I'd trade all those untouchable barbies for just one more run on the salt! :D
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
128MPH - about 206 km/h. Only got in 2 runs....

128MPH - about 206 km/h.

Only got in 2 runs. the next one was going to be an AFR run to see if I could tune her a little better but never got the opportunity to tune for the salt so will remain a...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
The aust record in this class is 140.6 mph me109....

The aust record in this class is 140.6 mph me109. Happens to be held by an airhead a fair bit hotter than mine.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
How fast?

Well, I done it! What an experience!
So how fast do you reckon a R100 with 336 cam, 38mm Dells, a bit of porting and a 9.5 CR would go?
...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Thanks all for the good wishes. Soon to be out if...

Thanks all for the good wishes. Soon to be out if communicado. More pics on facebook and instagram.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Done! Off in 20 minutes - 20 hour drive to Lake...

Done! Off in 20 minutes - 20 hour drive to Lake gairdner. WooHoo!
No coverage out there unfortunately. Will try to post some more before out of range. been quite a journey so far and it's just...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Man, gear up for 2016 - no excuses!! :deal ...

Man, gear up for 2016 - no excuses!! :deal
Agreed about more stately, reliable ride first up..
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yeah, the trumpy's a beauty. Ross and I share the...

Yeah, the trumpy's a beauty. Ross and I share the shed and made decision together to go to salt. Ros is in cahoots with a major motorcycle retailer here who supplied the bike and built the motor....
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yep, don't have to be OCD with these things but...

Yep, don't have to be OCD with these things but it fricken helps! :jump

Have plans to use this setup to modify combustion chamber shape.
Also made an angled plate that the platten and head sit on...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
shaving the heads. Need more CR! ...

shaving the heads. Need more CR!

http://skrunkwerks.com/skrunk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/head_shave-705x510.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
tks @ME109. Has to be finished by next week! ...

tks @ME109. Has to be finished by next week! Leaving for lake Gairdner mar 20!!
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Some oil cooling blingarama: ...

Some oil cooling blingarama:

http://skrunkwerks.com/skrunk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BMW_Airhead_Oilcooler_1-450x678.jpg

...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Thanks @rambozo and @jim-k :D

Thanks @rambozo and @jim-k :D
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
@beemerboff. The stock clearance is around 18...

@beemerboff. The stock clearance is around 18 microns. I halved that so almost size for size. Would have done slight interference fit but then run risk of separating the bearing on disassembly. I...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Bit of work on the swing arm pivots. The R1100...

Bit of work on the swing arm pivots. The R1100 swingarm needs to be pushed to the RHS - only 1mm clearance with the RH pivot boss. This leaves quite a large gap at the LH pivot. Also the stock pin is...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Sure thing Te Hopo :thumb

Sure thing Te Hopo :thumb
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yep, they do look trick @boetje. But will be...

Yep, they do look trick @boetje. But will be replaced with pods for the salt. That shit gets everywhere!
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
luftkopf#1 engine installed with Cone Eng...

luftkopf#1 engine installed with Cone Eng performance mufflers.

336 cam, 38mm dells, ported, stock valves. Stock everything else except headers and mufflers.
Compression needs to be increased...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
:thumb Thanks Dirk

:thumb Thanks Dirk
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
I do not know of any technical advantage of using...

I do not know of any technical advantage of using a Scotts rotary style damper over linear other than easier adjustment of the Scotts since it's pretty well in your face! There's certainly a major...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Got a patent pending on that one mate! :lol3 ...

Got a patent pending on that one mate! :lol3
Naaaah, glad to have provided some inspiration. God knows how many idea's I've 'borrowed' from this fine forum.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Some front end action

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GSXR600 front end with tab welded to airhead steering tube to take steering damper and a disk that acts as a steering lock - hits the lower triple clamp.
Hummingbird GPS speedo and Acewell for...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,283
Posted By adrenal
which cam did you order Voltaire?

which cam did you order Voltaire?
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Forum therapy! Thanks Bill. I need to hear it!...

Forum therapy! Thanks Bill. I need to hear it! Time to ease the blood pressure..
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Good advice Jim! Pretty much same message as the...

Good advice Jim! Pretty much same message as the little voice in my head - you know, the one that gets ignored!
Hard to change mid stream when current so strong. But a relief.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 42,956
Posted By adrenal
Yep. it will be interesting. Pretty much everyone...

Yep. it will be interesting. Pretty much everyone I've met who has used them, likes them. Not sure about suitability for street tho..
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