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Old 08-22-2013, 12:27 PM   #1591
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For those of you who can tolerate the frenchists, there's some sweet airhead/rahier/hpn/ecureil footage farther in:

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Old 08-23-2013, 04:42 AM   #1592
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Eek holy sh....

ffound here:http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...3&page=98:eek1
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:09 AM   #1593
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That cyrillic on the side must mean "Bass Ackwards"
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Old 08-25-2013, 03:44 AM   #1594
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That cyrillic on the side must mean "Bass Ackwards"
different huh. I have asked the image poster if they have any more detail.
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Old 08-25-2013, 04:31 AM   #1595
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1100gs swingarm

Here's mine after fitting the 1100gs rear end:



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Old 08-25-2013, 09:31 PM   #1596
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:56 PM   #1597
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Old 08-26-2013, 12:26 AM   #1598
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Stagehand, are you telling us you came first, twice?
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Old 08-26-2013, 03:11 AM   #1599
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Good to see the starter cover was fitted and it goes
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Old 08-26-2013, 04:42 AM   #1600
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different huh. I have asked the image poster if they have any more detail.
Now that i think about it, it looks Greek to me.

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Stagehand, are you telling us you came first, twice?
I came in 11th, I think
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Old 08-26-2013, 05:36 AM   #1601
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Now that i think about it, it looks Greek to me.
Definitely Cyrillic. Says "Bafors" as it does below. Some sort of Ural engine or derivative?


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Old 08-26-2013, 09:51 AM   #1602
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FYI - Interesting engine ... the carbs are on the leading edge of the bike! And check out the toe burner! Chain drive!


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Old 08-26-2013, 10:05 AM   #1603
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FYI - Interesting engine ... the carbs are on the leading edge of the bike! And check out the toe burner! Chain drive!
Could that motor be based on a Citroen 2CV unit?
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:44 AM   #1604
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Could that motor be based on a Citroen 2CV unit?
I don't think so ... it looks like the Citroen 2CV engine hd the exhaust and valve ports on the 'top' of the head.

http://www.schaalbouw.nl/citroen/2cvchap8.htm
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Old 08-26-2013, 05:24 PM   #1605
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did anyone get a photo of your spectacular special test finish?
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