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Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By ErikMotoMan
Agreed ! Just down the road from the Speed Demon...

Agreed ! Just down the road from the Speed Demon is a performance shop. Stopped by there, thinking they could use some turbochargers or related components. So, as a total stranger I walk in the door...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Yes, full throttle, bouncing off the rev limiter....

Yes, full throttle, bouncing off the rev limiter. Makes my mechanical sensitivities cringe. Then again, I'm not in the business of tryin' to blow up super expensive motors!
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 11:14 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
750 H2 Kawasaki's galore - and then there's that...

750 H2 Kawasaki's galore - and then there's that 4 cylinder 1000 cc version, handbuilt by Alan Milyard. he also built the V8 Z1 Kawasaki at Barber in Alabama.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
At the Schoenewald collection in Camarillo, Ca....

At the Schoenewald collection in Camarillo, Ca. My hometown, Btw. If anyone would like a private tour, send me a PM.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Quite the contrast to the land speed record tires

Quite the contrast to the land speed record tires
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:57 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Note the mounting bolt that runs vertically...

Note the mounting bolt that runs vertically through the exhaust port on the turbine housing? It serves double duty: if the turbine wheel explodes, the bolt will impede the exiting shrapnel. Innocent...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Wish I Had these fabrication skills ...

Wish I Had these fabrication skills :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Monster turbo. Two of them. 2500 Hp ? 3500 ?

Monster turbo. Two of them. 2500 Hp ? 3500 ?
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
A view through the cylinder heads. Huge valves,...

A view through the cylinder heads. Huge valves, yet this motor will turn 9000 rpm and runs 65 psi boost on methanol. Steel cylinder liners are pressed in. The liners are T-shaped, meaning the top of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:24 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
68 Chevelle race car. Full tube frame, carbon...

68 Chevelle race car. Full tube frame, carbon fiber and fiberglass body work, fabulously constructed. Especially the turbo headers! Billet aluminum big block, billet heads.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 11:47 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Front and rear tires are surprisingly small in...

Front and rear tires are surprisingly small in both width and diameter. Back in the days of Campbell's "Bluebird' and Breedlove's 'Spirit of America', the wheels were much larger in diameter.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 11:37 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Solid aluminum wheels were made, but never used....

Solid aluminum wheels were made, but never used. Bet these weren't cheap. Instead, every run was made using special Good Year tires good for 450 + mph in the front and 580 Mph Mickey Thompsons (may...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Front suspension is a trailing swing-arm for each...

Front suspension is a trailing swing-arm for each wheel, and here's the hard urethane block acting a the 'spring'. All it does is dampen vibration and allow for ride height adjustment. There's no...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Track is a tricycle layout, even though there are...

Track is a tricycle layout, even though there are 2 front wheels, inline,hub center steering, one behind the other. There is a 'suspension', but without any real travel. In the rear is a very narrow...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 10:49 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Speed Demon rising

George Poteet owns the land speed record for wheel driven cars (as opposed to jet propelled) at 439.02 miles. George piloted 'Speed Demon' at speeds over 400 MPH over 30 times before crashing at 370...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Call it serendipity....

Speed ! Love speed, two wheels, four wheels, wings and three wheels. Many moons ago, I made a living hot-rodding Porsches. One day a gentleman walked into my office and expressed an interest in my...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Yes, too many problems with waterpumps, throttle...

Yes, too many problems with waterpumps, throttle electronics - had to rescue Bill who was stuck by the side of the road about a year ago - fly by wire failed - recall - but nobody mentioned that...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Alas, it was time

Judge Bill gets a new bike ! Not that there was anything seriously wrong , with his 'old' 2012 K 1600 GTL - at least nothing that the extended warranty didn't cover - like replacing the entire...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
We're seeing a tend towards creativity replacing...

We're seeing a tend towards creativity replacing expensive paint and outrageous budgets. I like :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
'34 60's style 5 window coupe

'34 60's style 5 window coupe
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 11:07 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Or this ? The "back up pick up" one pops 'backwards' wheelies...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 11:01 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Ever seen this before ?
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 10:39 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
No "Showboat", sorry , but much more info...

No "Showboat", sorry , but

much more info and pics at : www.tommyivo.com
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Turbocharged - CB 750
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:42 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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My mother warned me about .....:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:37 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Notice 'vintage' style wheels and drum brakes ?
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By ErikMotoMan
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32 Ford
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By ErikMotoMan
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"Riveting" attention to detail
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:28 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Cherilynn Westrich from 'overhaulin'
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:25 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Remember TV Tommy IVO ?
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 05:22 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Bella Doll sez 'hi Adv riders'
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 04:25 PM
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Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Hot rods, hot bikes and hot babes ! Spring came early this year !

Ok, maybe not everywhere - but here's a few pics from the adventures this weekend: LA Roadster Show at the Pomona Fairplex.
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Crusin' So Cal

Here's some cool peeps and cool bikes I've come across recently:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 123,778
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Your goose is cooked, Bill (-:

More off topic stuff: Did you bring your own guns into Canada ?
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,748
Posted By ErikMotoMan
I'm surprised at the awesome pics that camera...

I'm surprised at the awesome pics that camera takes, especially considering I managed to drop it (I mean this exact - YOUR camera) in the dirt. :(::(: I'm such a klutz!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,059
Posted By ErikMotoMan
[QUOTE=knobbyjoe;25111528]Where is the best place...

[QUOTE=knobbyjoe;25111528]Where is the best place to buy the Conti Trail Attack 2 tires?
Found this at Competition Accessories ...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,418
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Foam vs. silicone?

Foam plugs don't like me. They seem to do everything possible to wiggle out and get themselves lost. Could be combination of operator error and impatience.

But the 'Christmas tree' style plug...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,744
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Earplugs with speakers form Marilyn are GREAT!

Originally Posted by bobframe
If you tire of doing this yourself or are intimidated to begin....

You might give Marilyn at Plug Up a call. A friend had her replace the factory speakers with a...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,520
Posted By ErikMotoMan
I've had better luck calling them. Sent a couple...

I've had better luck calling them. Sent a couple of emails with tech questions, never heard back, so I called. Mine has never missed a beat, even in the worst of rains.
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