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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:53 PM
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Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
I only just saw this now whilst at work, I lost...

I only just saw this now whilst at work, I lost it, people are looking wondering why i am laughing.

I often think that some riders look like Mr Garrison on their sports bikes.
thankyou for...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
here is a professional artists depiction of the...

here is a professional artists depiction of the riding position.

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww97/waterscm/E980B83E-89FC-4736-98B7-3459B77BE967_zpsag9zvc30.jpg...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
last few touches my digital tach from a go...

last few touches

my digital tach from a go kart died, so had to get a new one

installed seat and chain guard
its all cheap alloy angle from bunnings, and bolted together, its not a beautiful...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
all ready and started for the first time since...

all ready and started for the first time since 2013 speed week.

started first pop, no leaks, responds sharply to throttle, didnt want to rev out too high as its not properly run in yet.

the...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
not too difficult, just point and squirt, its a...

not too difficult, just point and squirt, its a bit uncomfortable with that engine buzzing at 13000rpm with nothing inbetween you and it.
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
aaaaaaand done ...

aaaaaaand done

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww97/waterscm/God%20of%20Speed/2015%20build/B55C8B4D-0E2C-428E-9D7F-C0B5256DB5B8_zpssec22d1z.jpg...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
lol hijack away gents in the meantime, have...

lol hijack away gents

in the meantime, have put wiring in, now mostly done with that. also made up a lid with a kink in it to house the bigger battery.
...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
when was that?

when was that?
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
should be good now.

should be good now.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
yes i reorganized my photobucket folders last...

yes i reorganized my photobucket folders last night and in the process of doing that the links have messed up, ill renew them tonight.
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
progress: got a new brake line made up, and...

progress:

got a new brake line made up, and disc ground flat so it doesnt drag.
piston back from ceramic coaters so got all that together....
Forum: Australia 02-10-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
yep the canteen does decent food too, not just...

yep the canteen does decent food too, not just reheated pies.
burgers and bacon egg sangas and so on.

ill be camping in the lakeside camp this year.
do you guys know which campsite you plan to...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
swing arm re-inforcements

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww97/waterscm/God%20of%20Speed/2015%20build/C56A5CB5-0C57-4CEC-BEF5-DC7C2B80CDA4_zpsrchn4kj0.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 12:18 AM
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Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
asked a few others and they were of the same...

asked a few others and they were of the same opinion, so swing arm is off getting some re-inforcements.

if its worth doing its worth doing well!

currently waiting on 32 items to arrive in the...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
Havent heard anything in particular, however...

Havent heard anything in particular, however earlier this week I had an email from Carol Hadfield about settling my membership, so i cleared that up and asked her how preps are going, she said all on...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
dirty bits = excess weld/splatter. yeah the...

dirty bits = excess weld/splatter.
yeah the welds were shiny, welds that werent were re-done, hence the dirty bits.

i used a flap disc to clean it up, didnt see any pitting or black spots. it all...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
yep something to keep an eye on. im guessing you...

yep something to keep an eye on. im guessing you normally leave it like the kawasaki welds on the swingarm?

most of our ones had good penetration and i stopped cleaning them up only when the dirty...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
made from two 1980s kawasaki kr250 swingarms, its...

made from two 1980s kawasaki kr250 swingarms, its extruded box section aluminium alloy.

6000 series alloy i think. maybe 4000?
the 6000 series welding filler rods worked ok. so probably that.
Forum: Australia 01-26-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
well, today was spent extending the swingarm...

well, today was spent extending the swingarm 150mm

here was the plan;
...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
next up, wiring loom. ...

next up, wiring loom.

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww97/waterscm/God%20of%20Speed/2015%20build/07B2574F-36D4-4F28-9271-D58DDB58FD29_zpsetikzd01.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-24-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
good news! the bike is ready for the salt! ...

good news! the bike is ready for the salt!

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww97/waterscm/God%20of%20Speed/2015%20build/BD5380FF-88E5-4609-8D28-86FA31F69DE8_zpseebp7fao.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
yep ordered a throttle cable. waiting on delivery...

yep ordered a throttle cable. waiting on delivery with about 30 other things.

as a spare i have the chamber i used last time, not the best, but cant see the pipe getting bashed in, not many...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
thanks, this is something i have looked into, but...

thanks, this is something i have looked into, but im pretty confident it was leaning out due to fuel starvation though, the aperture on the old tank was pretty small, an oversight due to...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
Spares, (in addition to one complete and running...

Spares, (in addition to one complete and running engine)

2 heads
1 barrel
1 piston
3 top end bearings
1 bottom end bearing
1 conrod
1 set main bearings
1 fuel pump
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
yep, the ceramic coating on the skirts has a...

yep, the ceramic coating on the skirts has a different type to the piston top and has some sort of friction reducer in it. it is meant to help fight against seizure during overheating and expansion.
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
ill explain a bit more i had leaning out...

ill explain a bit more

i had leaning out issues as my fuel flow didnt keep up with my fuel consumption. the gravity feed from the fuel tank did not replace the fuel into the bowl quickly enough...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
this is the fancy new seat ...

this is the fancy new seat

http://i709.photobucket.com/albums/ww97/waterscm/God%20of%20Speed/2015%20build/8F179855-B0F6-48A3-B5C7-FDE4EA6735C5_zpsyx4d6ekp.jpg...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
heres a reminder why i am ceramic coating a...

heres a reminder why i am ceramic coating a forged piston and running detonation sensor to avoid bad bangs and have more good bangs.
...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
well i decided to extend the swing arm, after i...

well i decided to extend the swing arm, after i lined up the new seat i cant tuck my head behind the forks like i want to to reduce drag, so im going to extend the swingarm do i can move the seat...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
you pay for it big time but it seems like a good...

you pay for it big time but it seems like a good solution.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
more info on the waterless coolant. YOU: ...

more info on the waterless coolant.

YOU:
ok thanks
what are the downsides to it?
how long does it last?
can you top up with water?


message from: 100percentmoto
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
I am looking into the waterless coolant now,...

I am looking into the waterless coolant now, highly regarded on forums.

the product is called liquid intelligence 115, i sent a few questions to them on ebay, here is their response:

"YES...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
Wheelspin wasnt something that i experienced last...

Wheelspin wasnt something that i experienced last time, even when i just hammered away from the line and was trying to make it slip, i think the guys that do experience it are running alot more power...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
ok so seeing as i told the exhaust guy i wanted...

ok so seeing as i told the exhaust guy i wanted peak power at 13500-14000 and a bit over overrun, i just did some "engineering" :rofl to make sure i have enough gear ratios to cover 13000-14000 peak...
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
yep thats the one.

yep thats the one.
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
trying to figure out where in that photo we run.

trying to figure out where in that photo we run.
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
Rainfall is always a big concern, and there are...

Rainfall is always a big concern, and there are always people trying to figure out the long term forecast, and its almost always wrong. There are high and low spots on salt flats so it has happened...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
Yeah, I signed up for volunteering for a few...

Yeah, I signed up for volunteering for a few sessions when we were out there with the bike when i wasnt running, we went to the locations but turned out we werent really needed so ended up just...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
great thanks! have you volunteered before?

great thanks!

have you volunteered before?
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 28,911
Posted By God of Speed
wouldnt worry too much, water dries up pretty...

wouldnt worry too much,
water dries up pretty quickly out there, unless it rains very heavily in the few weeks before speedweek it is not of much concern. :thumb
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