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Forum: Airheads Today, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,201
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Posted By moorespeed
Henry DO NOT BUY ANY NEW ROCKERS they poor...

Henry DO NOT BUY ANY NEW ROCKERS they poor quality and you will have about .75mm less lift. I did report this about 2 years ago when I had all the 336 cam problems.
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By moorespeed
Henry the pistons are NOT SYMMETRICAL, THE BIG...

Henry the pistons are NOT SYMMETRICAL, THE BIG VALVE CUTOUT IS FOR THE INLET VALVE , THE INLET VALVE CUTOUT IS 48 MM DIA THE EXHAUST CUTOUT IS 43,5 MM DIA.
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,568
Posted By moorespeed
The TM prefix used by NTN means that the...

The TM prefix used by NTN means that the bearing is made from special heat treated bearing steel SUJ3. also when I spoke to KOYO about maximum capacity ball bearings they use a prefix R and use...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,568
Posted By moorespeed
Stan , I looked into that bearing in great detail...

Stan , I looked into that bearing in great detail a few years ago, because I tried to buy them from a bearing factor for my race gearbox, that is when I found that it was not a standard part . also...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,568
Posted By moorespeed
Stan, I have one here NEW in a BMW bag part...

Stan, I have one here NEW in a BMW bag part number looks like 2312 1 338 795 and is made by NTN Japan. As I said before if you do not know, do not comment.
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,568
Posted By moorespeed
s/s is right the bearings should be c3. as for...

s/s is right the bearings should be c3. as for the 6403 output shaft input end this is a very good bearing from BMW they are not stupid enough to fit a standard 6403. they fit a maximum capacity...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,454
Posted By moorespeed
I can supply a race clutch for the pre 81, I have...

I can supply a race clutch for the pre 81, I have supplied a few to race sidecar teams in the USA. the clutch is not shown on my website but it looks just the same as the one in the picture for the...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By moorespeed
THE SEATS IN THE HEADS WERE NOT MOORESPEED, they...

THE SEATS IN THE HEADS WERE NOT MOORESPEED, they were what ever Peter fitted , he only used my valves.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,523
Posted By moorespeed
Dewey I am going to have to correct you on a few...

Dewey I am going to have to correct you on a few points . 1 the crankcase shows NO FLEXING AT ALL and the crank is one of the strongest cranks I have come across. its short with big journals and...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,549
Posted By moorespeed
Jon the beam of the rod is not in the middle of...

Jon the beam of the rod is not in the middle of the big end or the small end this is to allow the rod to miss the crank counterweight . BMW did not make I beam rods for no good reason.
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,549
Posted By moorespeed
IT is even more important to feed the load...

IT is even more important to feed the load through the middle of the rod on a race engine. just remember if you do what they did you will get what they got if you are lucky, stop looking backwards.
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,549
Posted By moorespeed
I have I beam in stock length and for stock...

I have I beam in stock length and for stock bearings and H beam , but you will have to remove the weights to run the H beam. the dog leg rods that JON LARS has are bad for the piston circlips they...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,447
Posted By moorespeed
The problem of too much clearance is normal its...

The problem of too much clearance is normal its just that people don't know because they cant measure it YOU SHOULD ALWAYS MEASURE THE BEARING WHEN IT IS INSTALLED. the problem will be that your...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,618
Posted By moorespeed
we keep looking for the engines from motoren...

we keep looking for the engines from motoren israel, but we can never find anybody using one , and just to set the record straight , my engines won last weekend in Assen Netherlands . Anderstorp...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,618
Posted By moorespeed
I will stand by what I said and stick with the...

I will stand by what I said and stick with the hammer. But the thing is for most of the people that just fit the 336, they will think wow its fantastic, which is what I use to think.its not until...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,618
Posted By moorespeed
Yes I have run one on an engine dyno and I found...

Yes I have run one on an engine dyno and I found it to be approx 18% it has been on my website for all to read for 4 years , under technical.
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,618
Posted By moorespeed
that is rear wheel hp, I use a dyna pro dyno and...

that is rear wheel hp, I use a dyna pro dyno and the dj corrected power is dyna pro attempting to be in line with dynajet, if he did not press the button for dj corrected hp the hp would be lower by...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,121
Posted By moorespeed
Hay S/S I never said that the 336 was old...

Hay S/S I never said that the 336 was old fasioned because it is symetrical, all my cams are symetrical, but i never run them on split timing, my opinion on the 336 comes from many years of using...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,610
Posted By moorespeed
I will keep this short and to the point SS why...

I will keep this short and to the point SS why would you use a motorcycle oil in a boxer, when motorcycle oils have anti shear addatives for the gearbox and other solid lubricants removed for the wet...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,610
Posted By moorespeed
SS your remark on wide lobe center cams is just...

SS your remark on wide lobe center cams is just not true, I have had the same profile ground on 3 differant lobe centers and the wide one had the biggest power band due to less overlap so it wasnt...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,610
Posted By moorespeed
You need to find out if it is a performance cam...

You need to find out if it is a performance cam or the BMW swiss cam, they were both 320. As for SS can I recommend that you test a few cams in your engine on the dyno and then give your opinion , up...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,398
Posted By moorespeed
The BMW G/S 18X2.5 rim is made by BEHR GERMANY....

The BMW G/S 18X2.5 rim is made by BEHR GERMANY. I have one new in a bag with spokes and nipples and am fed up with looking at it, it came from a new wheel that I just used the hub.
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By moorespeed
Hi Les, there is no judder, the take up is just a...

Hi Les, there is no judder, the take up is just a bit sharper than a normal clutch, and the hotter it gets the harder it bites which is just the oposite to a normal organic clutch.
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By moorespeed
About 70hp at the rear wheel is the limit of a...

About 70hp at the rear wheel is the limit of a standard clutch with a heavy duty spring, I had a clutch to test about a year ago before they went on sale, it was just not up to the job for me thats...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,942
Posted By moorespeed
Thanks Rob, the follower will only spin if the...

Thanks Rob, the follower will only spin if the cam has an angle on it and the follower has a big radius approx half a meter to one meter. then they will spin and you can see that with the ware...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,942
Posted By moorespeed
I do not have any of the bad cams left BMW gave...

I do not have any of the bad cams left BMW gave me my money back and a little more, but they kept selling the cams, i think they had about 400 made, and because it was a part for an old bike they...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,230
Posted By moorespeed
The latest type to me means a slot drive in the...

The latest type to me means a slot drive in the front for the ignitor.
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,230
Posted By moorespeed
The reason I do not give info on cams is because...

The reason I do not give info on cams is because it would just go on and on, it is down to you to come to me with engine spec, what you want it to do and rpm limit. I have over 8 cams to pick from....
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,418
Posted By moorespeed
This has been going on for years, but they keep...

This has been going on for years, but they keep selling them, I would only buy seals and gaskets from Bmw.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,988
Posted By moorespeed
I changed the collet groove detail on my valves...

I changed the collet groove detail on my valves when I did the first prototypes in 1991. to stop the valve rotating, as any engine builder worth his salt will tell you floating valves are a bad...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,048
Posted By moorespeed
When I started my dyno work I took two standard...

When I started my dyno work I took two standard bikes to the dyno that I use in Silverstone. a 1991 r100gs and a 1994 r100r , both bikes were within 1hp approx 52at the rear wheel, that was a...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,048
Posted By moorespeed
Hi John, I think it was a good place to start,...

Hi John, I think it was a good place to start, but times change and things move on, its just what everybody did because thats all there was.
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,048
Posted By moorespeed
A 336 and a set of carbs, wow a winning combo, I...

A 336 and a set of carbs, wow a winning combo, I must try that .
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,048
Posted By moorespeed
For what it is worth I have spent days and days...

For what it is worth I have spent days and days on the dyno with various exhaust set ups. the one thing I can say is that inlet length has no effect on the exhaust. in fact the inlet length has very...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,982
Posted By moorespeed
Les, do not machine the heads or cylinders, all...

Les, do not machine the heads or cylinders, all the work is is done for you on the piston, I tried to make them idiot proof, I told you what size valves to use, and what to do, and as I said the...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 16,982
Posted By moorespeed
for what it is worth I had a close look at squish...

for what it is worth I had a close look at squish last year and tested an engine with a squish of 1.6 mm , then decreased the squish in .1mm 10 times down to 0.6mm. without giving you all the info,...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,219
Posted By moorespeed
There is not a problem with 97 mm pistons in...

There is not a problem with 97 mm pistons in nicasil cylinders, I have been racing with them for well over a year with no problems, my pistons are 415g . 12.5 -1
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By moorespeed
There were a lot of problems with the venolia...

There were a lot of problems with the venolia pistons cracking, and the ring seal is poor when the engine is hot due to the thin wall iron liners, I would sell them on now to sombody that knows...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 20,564
Posted By moorespeed
every time I look at this thread s/s has posted,...

every time I look at this thread s/s has posted, on a topic that he just cant understand. the key to trying to compear cams is dont, unless you have done a lot of testing because you have no idea...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 20,564
Posted By moorespeed
I still stand by what I said about the 336,and...

I still stand by what I said about the 336,and 308 god knows I have tested enough on the dyno, you have not taken your tuning far enough to see the pitfalls with the 336, as you said you just put it...
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