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Old 11-27-2013, 07:34 AM   #1
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there's something about new parts

Waiting for me when I got home today

Freshly nickasiled barrels with proper sized stainless tubes, small port inlet tubes and a pair of shiny new Dellortos. Can't wait to get cracking on the engine.

Can't beat Moorespeed quality.

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Old 11-27-2013, 08:04 AM   #2
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Quite a Christmas gift for yourself! Must have set you back a few lb.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:13 AM   #3
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$360 for the barrels to be re nickasiled - which is a fraction of the cost of buying new (if you can still get them)

dellortos were something like $600 for the pair. They were never going to be cheap but sometimes you've got to treat yourself?

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Old 11-27-2013, 08:13 AM   #4
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Freshly nickasiled barrels with proper sized stainless tubes, small port inlet tubes and a pair of shiny new Dellortos. Can't wait to get cracking on the engine.
And there I was excited about my haul: a new speedo cable boot, a throwout bearing and some crush washers.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:15 AM   #5
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And there I was excited about my haul: a new speedo cable boot, a throwout bearing and some crush washers.


It doesn't happen very often that's why I'm crowing about it.
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Old 11-27-2013, 08:21 AM   #6
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There's something about raw/clean cast aluminum that gets me all tingly.
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Old 11-27-2013, 09:52 AM   #7
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There's something about raw/clean cast aluminum that gets me all tingly.
Agreed-Rob, you have a beautiful set of jugs!
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:02 AM   #8
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Ouch I keep tripping over names you keep dropping all over the place. They do look spiffy. What are they going on?

I'll be happy to get my no-name gearbox gasket so at least I can get out riding & making the most of this very hot dry summer we're having.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:26 AM   #9
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Hi Rob, do the small post tubes allow a 38/40 Dell to mount on the non Dell head?
Did you get some Moorespeed pistons?
I'm going to build a new motor for my racebike in the new year and am leaning towards Mr Moorespeeds products.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:35 AM   #10
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Ouch I keep tripping over names you keep dropping all over the place. They do look spiffy. What are they going on?
I know. Can't help myself - I figure if I name drop enough I might get some discount (and pigs might fly)

Believe it or not I haven't sorted a chassis out yet. I've a load of parts knocking about and have enough to put a bike together but I want something to do the engine justice.

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Old 11-27-2013, 11:38 AM   #11
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Awesome haul!

Looking forward to seeing how you mount and set up the Dellortos.

Have loved those carbs (fickle beasts or at least they were for me) ever since first owning a Guzzi.

Looks like you will have some fun.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:42 AM   #12
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Hi Rob, do the small post tubes allow a 38/40 Dell to mount on the non Dell head?
Did you get some Moorespeed pistons?
I'm going to build a new motor for my racebike in the new year and am leaning towards Mr Moorespeeds products.
You won't be disappointed with the quality.

Yes. The heads I have are late R80 heads machined to 1000cc. The small ports give more meat for Richie to work on. The inlet tube threads are smaller than the standard R90 Inlet tubes so you need a smaller option. Moorespeed again.

Are you going the whole hog and having the 100bhp Moorespeed engine? Mine is the baby 70bhp.

These are the other bits I bought a few weeks ago. There was a problem getting left hand dellortos so we had to wait for another batch to be made.

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Old 11-27-2013, 11:51 AM   #13
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Awesome haul!

Looking forward to seeing how you mount and set up the Dellortos.

Have loved those carbs (fickle beasts or at least they were for me) ever since first owning a Guzzi.

Looks like you will have some fun.
I need something to while away these long winter evenings. I'll post some more pics when it's moved along a bit.
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Old 11-27-2013, 12:13 PM   #14
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Are you going the whole hog and having the 100bhp Moorespeed engine? Mine is the baby 70bhp.


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Say what? They're getting 100HP out of an airhead? That's got to cause some expected lifespan issues, but still, that's amazing.
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Old 11-27-2013, 12:25 PM   #15
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You won't be disappointed with the quality.

Yes. The heads I have are late R80 heads machined to 1000cc. The small ports give more meat for Richie to work on. The inlet tube threads are smaller than the standard R90 Inlet tubes so you need a smaller option. Moorespeed again.

Are you going the whole hog and having the 100bhp Moorespeed engine? Mine is the baby 70bhp.

These are the other bits I bought a few weeks ago. There was a problem getting left hand dellortos so we had to wait for another batch to be made.
Currently running about 50 BHP, I need about 65 to be " in the hunt" I suspect the cycle parts may start to complain over that.
Is that a RM cam too?
Was going to start with the slip in pistons, dells, and his cam, and maybe the slimmer oil pump.
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