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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Sorry....I've been very busy riding!!! ...

Sorry....I've been very busy riding!!!

Regarding the roller bearings, the installation requires an inner steel race, because the Camshaft is cast iron (yeap...with thermic and chemical...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
The same video, but in youtube access.......

The same video, but in youtube access.... (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOZa0iYeBNQ&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Video of the Tracker before the first test...

Video of the Tracker before the first test ride... (facebook) (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=788481237842916&set=vb.100000431418706&type=2&theater)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-06-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Ahhh...entonces entendes la combinacion de...

Ahhh...entonces entendes la combinacion de colores y el Tribal del Toro en el tanque, no?:evil

The Mini Dakar is simple.
Ship the bikes to jujuy, take a plane to jujuy, pick up the bike in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-03-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Yes, its a possibility...although I can find a...

Yes, its a possibility...although I can find a pair of these for 18 USD....
http://bimg2.mlstatic.com/gomas-de-tanque-o-rodilleras-para-nsu_MLA-F-3157539051_092012.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-01-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Thanks for the offer!!!:clap I should have the...

Thanks for the offer!!!:clap
I should have the bike running by December, but with trips and the job, you never know.:cry

Ill let you know if there is anything I need from Australia!!:wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-31-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Yes, I Im in contact with a bearing manufacturer...

Yes, I Im in contact with a bearing manufacturer now. They propose to use a YAmaha 75HP 2stroke marine engine bearing (only split roller cage),and I can manufacture internal and extrenal races........
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-31-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Some updated pictures .... top head still...

Some updated pictures .... top head still missing...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1174998_648143721876669_591239835_n.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-25-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Forgot to mention: None of the machine shops...

Forgot to mention:

None of the machine shops I have presented the project (of installing Roller bearings in the camshafts) accepted it.
So Im making it my self.

I´ll hand made one (it will...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-25-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Help needed !!!!

OK, remeber I wanted to install the camshaft on roller bearings?

OK.

The project is almost done.

Of the 3 contact points of the camshaft, 2 of them are already done or waiting to be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Nice!!! Post a picture!!! I´ll give you...

Nice!!!
Post a picture!!!

I´ll give you another idea for finishing it.
A you have noticed, the wire net is too thin to weld (at least with something that is not a ¨point welder¨ -Im literally...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
AHH!!! And this: ...

AHH!!!

And this:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/21377_625151544175887_2032524038_n.jpg

Its already assembled, with stainless spokes, safyty wiring between spokes (old...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
THIS: ...

THIS:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/181303_625152027509172_1636804041_n.jpg

Now is this:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Yes, I was considering that. :D The only issue...

Yes, I was considering that. :D
The only issue is that Triumph isnt extremly available here.
I have more options with NSU Speedmaster´s units or even Gilera´s , but I refuse to pay a LOT of money...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
OK. sorry for the delay, but Im in the final...

OK. sorry for the delay, but Im in the final countdown for my trip and I have no more free time.
First week of sept I gotta be in Bogota (Colombia) for work, the following week I have to ship the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Thank you for your kind words, Bambi. And nice...

Thank you for your kind words, Bambi.
And nice BIG you have there...:clap

OK..these last two weeks were hard..The job is killing me, so no left over stamina for the bike after 9 hours in the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,273
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
I hate to say this, but can you get a CR500 frame...

I hate to say this, but can you get a CR500 frame or at least check if the CR 250 is a bigger frame?:cry
Or even a Steel XR 250 frame will do the trick...

You have there extremly serious...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
YEs, I saw your build threat. Nice Clean Tracker...

YEs, I saw your build threat. Nice Clean Tracker you made!!! Contest Value!!!

Im afraid mine will be more a mixture between Tracker / Brat / RAt "self propelled roller device"...:lol3:lol3:lol3...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Talking Thank you! Yes, the forks are too long right...

Thank you!

Yes, the forks are too long right now.
The solution is to Cut the springs or cut the spacer that goes inside of the forks. But that is something I need to do once the Bike is in a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
This week had a slow progress, mainly because Im...

This week had a slow progress, mainly because Im getting ready my ADV bike for the PRE DAKAR ride... You ´ll see, the DAkar is in january, so in September we take the time (2 weeks) to ride...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-11-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
ok.... Last Pictures of the Bike (current...

ok.... Last Pictures of the Bike (current status)...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1052329_616364038387971_672774693_o.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Sorry...I really have no idea why some pictures...

Sorry...I really have no idea why some pictures look huge and others are OK....

EDIT:
Problem solved...its good to have a wife with graphic designers degree ...otherwise my digital life would be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Excelent. Also Thank you for you suggestion...

Excelent.

Also Thank you for you suggestion MODNROD, look at the pictures,
it was included in the solution ... :evil

PAblo I understand your oil pressure concern.
I already worked in a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-10-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Good Idea BAKER. I'll find the local supplier...

Good Idea BAKER.
I'll find the local supplier of that stuff...
I even watched a Video in Youtube about it... seems easy...


OK.
the engine is almost done.
Amost because of the 3 available...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 312,503
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
The " Jurassic Rally" in its enviorment..... ...

The " Jurassic Rally" in its enviorment.....

Nothing in it is stock...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/1048182_616374318386943_736087670_o.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Man, you put some serious weight on the...

Man, you put some serious weight on the steering....

May I suggest to keep the design but change the materials...may be some aluminun???
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap :lol3

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
:lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Ok some up dates for you... Still checking...

Ok some up dates for you...

Still checking geometry with a 18¨rear wheel,
Exhaust completed, painted and asbestos taped.
Final location of the rear mudguard.
Final location of fuel tank...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-07-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Ok... Retro style on going....or Engineering...

Ok... Retro style on going....or Engineering INvolution started...

Started to cut some things and these are the leftovers..
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,971
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Retro Street Tracker ...with a 710cc DR Thumper..

2014/MAY UPDATE.
Done it!

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-9/10402899_788468867844153_7733104572148559234_n.jpg




As always..my apologies are given to anybody...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
To tell you the truth...I dont know. I always...

To tell you the truth...I dont know.
I always work in a complete bike at a time.

Lets say that:

Complete dissasembly (including engine).
Frame chopping (everything that was not necesary was...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Yes, it would be easy. All you need is to weld...

Yes, it would be easy.
All you need is to weld some kind of fixed points in order to mount the tower on it..

I use an old and trustfull electric arc welder...
You can see the fixed ponts in this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-28-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
DR650 Instrument Tower - Rallye navigation bracket

Well, some of us actively participate in the Forums...and some of us are silent watchers, studing and learning from others experiences and projects...
I consider my self to be in the second group of...
Forum: Latin America 12-26-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,916
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
OK. lets clarify a little bit the situation. ...

OK.
lets clarify a little bit the situation.

Current situation in Argentina regarding the obtention of Foreigner Currency is EXACTLY the same as the implemented in SOUTH AFRICA almost 4 years...
Forum: Latin America 07-20-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,902
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Here you have a Ruta 40 for sale. 37000 km ...

Here you have a Ruta 40 for sale.
37000 km
3.000 USD

http://moto.mercadolibre.com.ar/MLA-428015997-jawa-350-ruta-40-titular-impecable-con-accesorios-_JM
Forum: Latin America 07-20-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Interesting question....All I can say is that , I...

Interesting question....All I can say is that , I dont know about the rest of the Southamerican riders, but after seeing 4 hs of "TrueTV" I' m very concern of crossing Rio Grande in NORTH...
Forum: Latin America 07-16-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,902
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Cool2 In Argentina, you will find a mixed market...

In Argentina, you will find a mixed market between US an European markets.

that means that you will find that most of the bikes comes from the US market, but at the same time official dealers...
Forum: Latin America 07-11-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,209
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
another comment..... I use a DR650, it had a...

another comment.....
I use a DR650, it had a standard 17 x 2.5 Rim.

For Adventure riding in SA I use an alternative rear Wheel with a 18 x 2.15 rim.
Tyre availability of 18" wheel is huge,...
Forum: Latin America 07-11-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,209
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
How crazy can Customs get about the tyres? ...

How crazy can Customs get about the tyres?

By the book, at least they can consider the tyres as importation of goods, and charge you with a fee of 50% of its value.
If you dont have the purchase...
Forum: Latin America 07-10-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,209
Posted By Apocalipsis FZR
Hi, dont worry about tyres availaility . In...

Hi, dont worry about tyres availaility .

In 140 80 17 you can find Metzeler Enduro 3, most of shops in www.mercadolibre.com.ar (our ebay) has them in stock ( i even have one of them in my garage,...
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