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Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Thankyou Mr MOT tester...

Long story short, the bike is now technically road legal! Passed its MOT last week but I can't use it until the DVLA pull their finger out and tax it! Utterly useless they are. It's changed somewhat...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The new fuel tank

It's taken a while but I've been busy. Finished welding up the tank and had it painted at work. Unfortunately the fuel tap fouled the subframe so I had to change that too. I've also incorporated the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-06-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
I've also given up with the fuel cell idea and...

I've also given up with the fuel cell idea and cut up an Old RGV tank I was given by my good friend Ian at BikeMotorWorks in Grendon.
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000198.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,833
Posted By muttley92
Any updates on this...?

Any updates on this...?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Pretty sure I saw you asked to join the LSUMC the...

Pretty sure I saw you asked to join the LSUMC the other day? Think Matt added you, he's running the facebook page on his own whilst I'm on placement. Hopefully I'll be more involved next year. :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
I've made a header tank and a bracket to hold it...

I've made a header tank and a bracket to hold it in up the front that also replaces the original radiator mount, (No penis jokes please :rofl) will get some grommets and weld some bosses on the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-05-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
That looks awesome. Nicely finished and more...

That looks awesome. Nicely finished and more complete than mine will ever be. I like the breather solution into the subframe. Might try that on mine. I know it all seems to have gone quiet but Im...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-22-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Well the water pump has sorted the cooling issue....

Well the water pump has sorted the cooling issue. I've removed the thermostat and made a big washer so that it doesn't leak. I had to turn the rd around to get the stock outlets where I needed. By...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-20-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Been busy recently with work but just bought an...

Been busy recently with work but just bought an electric booster pump to try and sort out the cooling. Will hopefully get it fitted this weekend and get back with an update. The tank has started...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
So the cooling problem has been narrowed down to...

So the cooling problem has been narrowed down to the water level in the rad being below the water pump. I scored these off of ebay for 2.20...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-03-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The clearances were done when the camshaft was...

The clearances were done when the camshaft was replaced. Sorted the hot start issue by taking the air screw out by a half turn. The current jetting is 168, 85, 45. I might go a size or two up on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6,332
Views: 1,169,343
Posted By muttley92
It doesn't smell rich, no. I leaned the air screw...

It doesn't smell rich, no. I leaned the air screw off half a turn (now 2 turns out) and for reference the jet sizes are 168, 85 and 45 respectively. It is now much easier to start when hot.

I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6,332
Views: 1,169,343
Posted By muttley92
The plug is black, it was brand new and the motor...

The plug is black, it was brand new and the motor has run for about an hour I'd say. Think its probably too rich at the bottom. Not sure about top end yet, will sort that later. If I can fix the hot...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,332
Views: 1,169,343
Posted By muttley92
Ok guys, I have searched the thread index and...

Ok guys, I have searched the thread index and everywhere else I can think of, but I just can't seem to find any info on Jetting an FCR 41 MX for a straight through pipe and a cone filter (I have no...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
5 times the capacity, 4 times the power and 3...

5 times the capacity, 4 times the power and 3 times the toque just all over the rev range rather than in 2k at the top :rofl just need to sort out the carb settings
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Jetting question

So I took the bike up the road today and it is going to be awesome! wheelies in second no problem... However it is a sod to start when it's hot! I've never actually managed it yet, just to flatten...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
It was indeed. Funny how small the world is...

It was indeed. Funny how small the world is really, especially in building bikes. My tank is now leak proof for reference. My cooling hoses have arrived, hoping to test the bike tomorrow depending on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-22-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Still waiting on cooling hoses so i knocked up a...

Still waiting on cooling hoses so i knocked up a temporary system to run it up.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I71EnqFUtU4
I'm not sure the temperature guage on the koso clocks read correctly...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-13-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
It runs! No nasty knocks or noises this time....

It runs! No nasty knocks or noises this time. Will soon have it back together. The tank has been sealed and should be leak proof. I've made up a battery box and had to relocate the filler neck, just...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
A quick update. The camshaft has been changed!...

A quick update. The camshaft has been changed! The engine is back together with fresh water pump seals too. It should be back in the frame tomorrow. I have a higher pressure rad cap to put on and a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
There was a KX 500 engined Mito on ebay not long...

There was a KX 500 engined Mito on ebay not long ago, looked pretty good
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251257123637?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

I'm after a set of mkII RS 250...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-21-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
the 690 definitely won't fit in the rs 125...

the 690 definitely won't fit in the rs 125 chassis. The 640 is a squeeze. I'm thinking of designing a frame for the 690 lump next year in CAD. Simular to that of Tigcraft which used to run in the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
I've built it up 4 times on my own now. Can get...

I've built it up 4 times on my own now. Can get the engine in and running in a couple of hours =)
Since the engine is out at the moment I figured I'd do some painting....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
I'm second year mechanical engineering at the...

I'm second year mechanical engineering at the moment. Got a placement next year and two more years of the degree afterwards.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
It's on hold for a while whilst i get exams out...

It's on hold for a while whilst i get exams out of the way. It'll get finished when i get home for summer. The plastic tank leaked and I wasn't happy with it so I'm having an alloy one made up at the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-03-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Sam, the wrap is only a tenner, well worth it I...

Sam, the wrap is only a tenner, well worth it I think.
Clint, thanks is for that, I'll make sure its full before starting it.
Kennon, im in Loughborough until the end of term.
I've found a guy in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-31-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
As mentioned before, I am well aware that these...

As mentioned before, I am well aware that these engines vibrate. I have done dynamics and vibrations, I'll keep an eye on it and if it cracks I'll do something different. Oil filters tend to be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
First proper run

So it ran properly for the first time with a complete exhaust system. and it made a horrid knocking noise.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSKuxUwipiQ
so I opened the top and found that the needle...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Headers

Because the headers were a little close to the cooling pipes i wrapped them
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000352.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Got the tank back too

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000344.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000345.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000346.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
I got a seat cowel too

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000347.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000348.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000349.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Finished the exhaust

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000292.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000293.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000294.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Fairings

from this
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000010.jpg
to this
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000290.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Clocks

I opted for the koso clocks because they come with their own temperature sensors and they look awesome
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000279.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
Thanks for that, I'm sure they do but mine cost a...

Thanks for that, I'm sure they do but mine cost a total of about 40, I have the satisfaction of knowing I made it and it just looks cool :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The nose cone side panels

I also painted the side panels
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000273.jpg
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000274.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The exhaust

My Father found a link pipe for a bike unknown at a jumble sale that 'looked about right' was a total of 6. Modified it a bit (cut the end off) and rewelded it into this....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The tank

Since the tank fouled the new motor I cut the bottom out and inverted it, I will have it plastic welded later.
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000261.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The bodywork

Since the nose cone was in 4 bits and i HATE the colour I decided to fix it
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd483/ben921/WP_000256.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,469
Posted By muttley92
The capacity is approximately 750cc. The stock...

The capacity is approximately 750cc.
The stock frame tube is about 600cc and i thought a little extra wouldn't hurt.
To drain it I will remove it and upend it.
I don't need to bleed it, both the...
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