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Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 348,422
Posted By gs-ell
Decided to start a Dakar inspired build Gone...

Decided to start a Dakar inspired build

Gone with XR600 forks and Ohlins 18" rear suspension.
It's a tall bike, and by the looks of it i may end up tilting the engine slightly for prop shaft...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,161
Posted By gs-ell
Adrian Coming on well, look forward to...

Adrian

Coming on well, look forward to seeing the progression

Regards

Elliott
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,161
Posted By gs-ell
The Wheels are from an 1150rs, gave me a 160 rear...

The Wheels are from an 1150rs, gave me a 160 rear tyre.
PM me your email i'll forward you the pics of the swingarm mount.

All the best
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,161
Posted By gs-ell
Adrian The disc on the right is where we cut...

Adrian

The disc on the right is where we cut the frame to centre the rear wheel, also allows for a full range of movement for the swingarm.
We needed to move the swingarm 20mm to the right to...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Looking good in white mate, definately go with...

Looking good in white mate, definately go with the M-sport colours,
I'm planning to for superbeemer, can think of paint now it's test ridden!!!


Where did you get the brace bars from?...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
As far as i understood it, the phase is the angle...

As far as i understood it, the phase is the angle of separation between the lobes that allows you to alter the angles of valve lift and timing from TDC, but as i'm at work i'm not too sure now...
...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Supershaft, In my road going r65 i run the...

Supershaft,

In my road going r65 i run the r100 cam, it has a wider phase on the cam so gives more torque low down, and slightly increased the acceleration of the bike.
I use the r65 as you can...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Voltaire I don't suppose you'll know the...

Voltaire

I don't suppose you'll know the difference in stock cam phase between the R65 and R100 would you?
I know the r100 has a different phase i just can't find the numbers!!

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
My biggest gripe was 'on track' at about 100mph...

My biggest gripe was 'on track' at about 100mph the bike massively bogs down, to the point it feels like it needs to be put on reserve.
I'll be pratting about with different mainjets and maybe even...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Yeah it's not going too bad, i found a battery to...

Yeah it's not going too bad, i found a battery to fit under the seat unit and am in the process of wiring it all up.
Decided to use the trailtech digital speedo and rev counter.

The big hold up...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Tony I didn't realise it was your bike when...

Tony

I didn't realise it was your bike when you posted it on instagram!
I like what you've had done, good to build summat different.

I need to spend a few hours on mine.

All the best...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,928
Posted By gs-ell
Rob Where abouts are you? I'm in Leeds and...

Rob

Where abouts are you?
I'm in Leeds and building a race R65 - i like to rev engines so went for the short stroke -.
Anyway i'd be interested in hearing more on your plans for the engine. I've...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
Cheers lads. I bought these for the headers,...

Cheers lads.

I bought these for the headers, theres nowt wrong with the threads, the pipes ive made don't fit in the cylinder any more so i thought it'd be easier with these rather than the...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
Slowly working to completion of the race bike. ...

Slowly working to completion of the race bike.
It runs and and drives!
Just a few niggles to iron out.

Really pleased with the exhaust
...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
is there enough clearance for the carb heads or...

is there enough clearance for the carb heads or will they be touching?

Does look good though!
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Looking nice Why the brace across the frame?? ...

Looking nice
Why the brace across the frame??

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
oh bugger!!! Well it's 90% built so i'll...

oh bugger!!!

Well it's 90% built so i'll keep you posted on progress!!
If not it'll be a great ornament!!!

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
so with me running a 2002 1150rs swingarm on the...

so with me running a 2002 1150rs swingarm on the r65 it won't matter.

Thanks for the help, i was wondering if i would need to step up the gearbox or engine internals.
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Cheers for the info, what is it on the r65 thats...

Cheers for the info, what is it on the r65 thats geared lower, the gearbox, final drive, or is it engine internals? - Sorry for the questions slowly learning!!

Thanks

Violetpop - sorry if i'm...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Yeah no worries mate. Carbs have come up...

Yeah no worries mate.
Carbs have come up lovely!!

All the best
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Just, slowly, updating the blog .............

Just, slowly, updating the blog .......... http://superbeemer.blogspot.co.uk/
I've emailed you a few times you picking them up? got some plans for the engine i sent the info on, might be useful.
I...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
Violetpop, i am Elliott. I meant for the next...

Violetpop, i am Elliott.
I meant for the next project, which is leaning on the wall, i think i'll keep it 'classic' looking.
The cost for the build of superbeemer aint that bad, though i have...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,515
Posted By gs-ell
subscribed, looking well. What have you used...

subscribed, looking well.
What have you used for rearsets?

I'm fancying a R65 manx racer to go with superbeemer, but think i'll keep the frame and swingarm stock rather than all the chopping for...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 51,311
Posted By gs-ell
Thanks for the info, i'll look out for it. ...

Thanks for the info, i'll look out for it.

Elliott
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 51,311
Posted By gs-ell
I'm about to do this. What do you have to do to...

I'm about to do this.
What do you have to do to the front of the crank and why?

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
i'll be posting bits on...

i'll be posting bits on http://superbeemer.blogspot.co.uk/ to show the modification, though it's mainly for me to look back on.
If this bike handles the way i'm hoping i'll be building another with...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
Cheers for the link, not seen that website...

Cheers for the link, not seen that website before.

The frame had to be cut, as the rear wheel needed centering which meant the swingarm moved 20mm to fit it in the R65 frame, and because of this...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
Bit of an update on the R65 race bike ...

Bit of an update on the R65 race bike

Engines in just having the propshaft made.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,000
Views: 530,432
Posted By gs-ell
cool thanks

cool thanks
Forum: New Zealand 05-27-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,788
Posted By gs-ell
no problem thanks. I'd love a 356 too, the guys...

no problem thanks.
I'd love a 356 too, the guys got taste!!

Regards
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,911
Posted By gs-ell
looking well so far, looking forward to seeing...

looking well so far, looking forward to seeing more
Forum: New Zealand 05-24-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,788
Posted By gs-ell
Do you have any of these you'd want to sell? It...

Do you have any of these you'd want to sell?
It might save me making new tabs on the project bike.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,172
Posted By gs-ell
have you got any contact details for hpn? I've...

have you got any contact details for hpn?
I've emailed the address on their website twice but have had no reply.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,000
Views: 530,432
Posted By gs-ell
That is gorgeous! Though not keen on the side...

That is gorgeous!
Though not keen on the side profile sketch
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
The rear of the bike! ...

The rear of the bike!

http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/ellmud/SuperBeemer/RearWheelin_zps1e4e1387.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
Cheers! I'll look at doing a write up in the...

Cheers!

I'll look at doing a write up in the future, i'm not normally the type to bother with a write up, but for this one i'm happy to share it.
Never had a bike i really loved and wanted to...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,218
Posted By gs-ell
My 1979 R65 project. ...

My 1979 R65 project.

http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/ellmud/SuperBeemer/engineinside_zpsc0edef31.jpg


And my everyday ride
...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,219
Posted By gs-ell
Definately cut the rose nut off, i've 2 cylinder...

Definately cut the rose nut off, i've 2 cylinder heads with no thread!
but rather than re tread them i think i'll add tabs to the cylinder and header for a spring set, a little like Akrapovic use.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 669,352
Posted By gs-ell
perfect thanks!!!

perfect thanks!!!
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 669,352
Posted By gs-ell
Thats amazing!! Can i ask, what front frame...

Thats amazing!!

Can i ask, what front frame have you used to take the swingarm?? have you had to modify it in anyway to centre the rear wheel??
I'm building a race bike, with the same swingarm...
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