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Forum: The Garage 06-17-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,213
Posted By 2trally
I've heard of a certain drag racer that had a v8...

I've heard of a certain drag racer that had a v8 with one cylinder de-stroked. The way they measure cc's to make sure your engine is legal involved pulling the spark plug, and of course the only...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,228
Posted By 2trally
It wold be pretty f**king cool of them to do that...

It wold be pretty f**king cool of them to do that kind of work for a customer. It would probably be cheaper to find a local welder to do it though. Just have to find someone with some major talent...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,228
Posted By 2trally
The 450 has a stator output of around 35 watts....

The 450 has a stator output of around 35 watts. They say they can add a higher output stator with a new flywheel and voltage regulator to bring that number to around 100.

Cjracer, any ideas on how...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,228
Posted By 2trally
That tank looks pretty good. Is there a screen or...

That tank looks pretty good. Is there a screen or something on the airbox vent though? Seems like the air filter would get dirty pretty quick if not. Deep water crossing might be a problem too.
Forum: 2 smokers 11-27-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,162
Posted By 2trally
Have you seen the 450 mono gp bikes? I think it...

Have you seen the 450 mono gp bikes? I think it would be easier to start with something like a kx500, change the suspension, gearing, subframe and wheels. Then fabricate some fiberglass bodywork for...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-26-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 107,574
Posted By 2trally
I took a harder look at the frames of both and...

I took a harder look at the frames of both and came to the same conclusion. It would be a shame not to use that nice chromoly trellis beauty anyways.

Have you ever thought about taking on an...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,454
Posted By 2trally
I was going to say that aluminum isn't a good...

I was going to say that aluminum isn't a good material to make a heat shield with but f*ck it. He did a good job with them and they probably work fine.

If your adding another radiator, where are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Whew, I can get the turbo idea outa my head. I...

Whew, I can get the turbo idea outa my head. I want to be able to do water crossing, and water on a hot turbo = useless turbo with some warped turbines. I'm not 100% sure about that but for turbo...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
I went over the geometry changes I would have to...

I went over the geometry changes I would have to make. But ya I never have been sure about ergonomics. With the amount of work that had to be done I know I could make them better, but there isn't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-15-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Yup midrange is good. I suppose its kind of...

Yup midrange is good. I suppose its kind of ironic, but the engine currently in my Buell makes good power for dirt. Good traction on hardpack even with pirelli scorpion syncs.

Take the engine...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 107,574
Posted By 2trally
I wonder how difficult stuffing a KTM 690 engine...

I wonder how difficult stuffing a KTM 690 engine into the 450 DS would be. If it would fit would it be easier to do than modifying the 690 to have AWD? Seems like the steering head and gearbox was a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-14-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Has anybody done this with a hypermotard? Its 1/2...

Has anybody done this with a hypermotard? Its 1/2 the way there already.


edit: I didn't know Ducati started making a liquid cooled hypermotard. 821cc, 110 hp, 5.9" rear travel, 6.7" front...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-14-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
On dirt there could be an argument for lower...

On dirt there could be an argument for lower power being better so I wasn't sure. 120-130hp is probably too much in most off-road situations.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,228
Posted By 2trally
An AWD KTM 690 E would be awesome. How much time...

An AWD KTM 690 E would be awesome. How much time and money do you think would it take?

edit: cjracer, I just read your 950 conversion thread, so I know there is no real concrete answer. Lots and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-12-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Apparently the 848 Streetfighter is very...

Apparently the 848 Streetfighter is very reliable. The SV 650 would be much easier to maintain though. I assume you mean lower power by saying better power?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Yes I would be better off. Hell, the Ducati's...

Yes I would be better off. Hell, the Ducati's frame looks a lot like a KTM 990's frame. The only problem is that I have this vision of what the Buell would be. And it's a pretty compelling vision....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Cry Sorry, I'm not very good at putting tone in my...

Sorry, I'm not very good at putting tone in my writing. I was being a little sarcastic. Steel tubing is easy to work with, so if they made their swingarms from steel it wouldn't be difficult to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Your right, of course. It would be much easier...

Your right, of course. It would be much easier starting with something closer to what I want to end with. This probably won't be the first build I go with but hopefully I can swing it.



To bad...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Speaking of whether or not the 848 will fit,...

Speaking of whether or not the 848 will fit, could anyone with an 848 streetfighter measure from the center of the countershaft sprocket to the tip of the front cyl.? I could run down to the Ducati...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
Well I certainly wasn't planning on using the...

Well I certainly wasn't planning on using the engines stock mounts. I could use the points on the frame where the stock mounts bolt to though, without welding anything. Since its a 90 degree twin I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
I don't like the engine. I don't want a...

I don't like the engine. I don't want a Multistrada because I want a motorcycle that can actually handle off road competently. Why it cant work?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By 2trally
848 Buell Ulysses?

I have an XB12X. For the most part it's a great bike, but it doesn't really fit what I want. I want a highly capable off road/long distance tourer. Like a KTM 990 minus 75lbs I guess. This would...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-08-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,478
Posted By 2trally
Thanks for the videos. It must have been awesome...

Thanks for the videos. It must have been awesome to see all those bad*ss bikes in one place.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-08-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,800
Posted By 2trally
http://file.walagata.com/w/pdxjim/DSCN0233.jpg ...

http://file.walagata.com/w/pdxjim/DSCN0233.jpg


That has got to be the best $2500 spent by anybody, ever.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 57,329
Posted By 2trally
Thanks. Its good to know that it is the correct...

Thanks. Its good to know that it is the correct resin ratio and not the fancy production method that produces strong pieces (assuming all other things are done right.) Now that I think of it, in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,228
Posted By 2trally
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 57,329
Posted By 2trally
Thread hijack!

I've heard some stuff about wet setups creating parts that aren't very strong, but as you've demonstrated with you skidplate thats not always true. Is this the result of skills obtained only though...
Forum: Racing 09-26-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By 2trally
Might want to contact the guys who run the...

Might want to contact the guys who run the trackday and get their opinion.
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By 2trally
Im interested as well. My pirelli scorpion syncs...

Im interested as well. My pirelli scorpion syncs have just about had it.
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By 2trally
Was it difficult to get that 150 rear tire to...

Was it difficult to get that 150 rear tire to bead? And what size did you run up front? I couldnt find any 17's.



If changing the tire doesn't completely solve the problem you can increase the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 432,658
Posted By 2trally
Hey Mr Bigwheel, If we got all the bw...

Hey Mr Bigwheel,

If we got all the bw enthusiast to ask nicely, do you think Christini would make an AWD kit available?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 54,068
Posted By 2trally
I'm in Phoenix actually. You wouldnt happen to be...

I'm in Phoenix actually. You wouldnt happen to be bringing the GS or the DRZ would you? I would love to see them.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 54,068
Posted By 2trally
Yep, I typed in "carbon fiber production methods"...

Yep, I typed in "carbon fiber production methods" when I was trying to find how to make things from carbon fibre. Of course all the responses google gave me were professional, commercial methods that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,228
Posted By 2trally
I looked into using a Christini 2wd system on an...

I looked into using a Christini 2wd system on an adv. bike. I emailed Christini about service intervals and they said that the norm is about 60 hours.
With an average speed of 45mph that only gives...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 54,068
Posted By 2trally
I've been fantasizing about fabricating a...

I've been fantasizing about fabricating a subframe gas tank out of CF for about a year now. I did some research and came out with the impression I would need to build my own autoclave. As that is way...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,440
Posted By 2trally
Oil filters have a bypass valve that opens if the...

Oil filters have a bypass valve that opens if the filter becomes clogged. So unless the oil is to thick to flow at all any filter is always going to flow oil.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By 2trally
I guess I could have read on the cylinder were it...

I guess I could have read on the cylinder were it says 397cc's
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 175,572
Posted By 2trally
I suppose we'll see when he gets it running.

I suppose we'll see when he gets it running.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-16-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By 2trally
Ya it seemed a little steep to me to but I got...

Ya it seemed a little steep to me to but I got the engine anyways. They tried to turn it over by hand and couldn't, but neither the bottom end or the piston were actually seized. The seals between...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By 2trally
I enjoyed it thoroughly. Damn four strokers think...

I enjoyed it thoroughly. Damn four strokers think they have all the advanced technology, two strokes expansion chambers were created by a rocket (technically jet,) engineer. So eat it :rofl 4 strokes
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