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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
big tanks!!!!

big tanks!!!!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,590
Posted By micksouthere
looks familiar close up

looks familiar close up
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,590
Posted By micksouthere
a few more spy pics

a few more spy pics
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 04:24 AM
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Views: 488,105
Posted By micksouthere
new gsa adventure

http://us5.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1dd3bf3337db2c1ff7482e2b6&id=e8efebc69f&e=bfe57f3b22
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-24-2012, 10:47 PM
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Posted By micksouthere
Maybe..its certainly got cooling fins, and the...

Maybe..its certainly got cooling fins, and the pipe connection is not electrical so its not a data recorder from the fifties!!
My initial guess was water or oil, maybe they are toying with the idea...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-19-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 79
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Views: 27,072
Posted By micksouthere
Cannot take all the credit by a long shot, I have...

Cannot take all the credit by a long shot, I have "access" to a metal working genius, a turbo charging guru... I source my parts from all over the world and try and get the best price possible and do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,416
Posted By micksouthere
if you check out the photographic evidence...it...

if you check out the photographic evidence...it looks pretty bloody close to me!!!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703582&page=14
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,337
Posted By micksouthere
It is going to be gloriously orange. 1)...

It is going to be gloriously orange.

1) First will be a 1090, full bore dirt orientated 21/18

2 1290 adventure 19/17

3) 800 twin adventure 21/18

All in the next two years, this is to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,215
Posted By micksouthere
Have been following this thread, its still not...

Have been following this thread, its still not done?? I have not doubt it will be, as KTM are saying there is a1090 coming this year and an 1190 next year
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,215
Posted By micksouthere
500hp pah kids play try that hp and only...

500hp pah kids play try that hp and only 175kg wet weight



http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=761484

but hell yeah go the lc8 for the dirt stuff...why has noone stuffed an rc8...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
Wicked was good fun, thanks. Its now for sale:cry ...

was good fun, thanks.

Its now for sale:cry

however it will fund a magnificent dirt ride in south america:wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 79
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Views: 27,072
Posted By micksouthere
Thanks mate

Thanks mate
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 79
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Views: 27,072
Posted By micksouthere
After I posted the comment about 38 toothed...

After I posted the comment about 38 toothed sprockets and worked out the theoretical speed I realized that you could very well have been talking fluent American...and had been talking about...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2012, 04:12 AM
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Views: 27,072
Posted By micksouthere
Where is that record??? Cos with the flick of an...

Where is that record??? Cos with the flick of an allen key and the twist of a wrist this thing could crack that.
My turbo charged GSXR went along way into the 300 zone...even though it was...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-07-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 79
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Views: 27,072
Posted By micksouthere
Salt flats definitely didn't happen...not unless...

Salt flats definitely didn't happen...not unless you count the Pacific Highway north of Sydney!!!

However it did make it to the front page...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-06-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 79
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Views: 27,072
Posted By micksouthere
The bike red lines in top...and gets there pretty...

The bike red lines in top...and gets there pretty quickly. I've played with stock busa's and I've never known one with 'stock everything' capable of hitting the rev limiter in 6, but they still...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-06-2012, 02:04 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
Have no fear the local cuntstablurry have been...

Have no fear the local cuntstablurry have been out in force desperately trying to apprehend "a guy on a black bike that whistles and goes very very fast"
Well I did have to test it to make sure I'd...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
Yes by all accounts it was built to accelerate...

Yes by all accounts it was built to accelerate out of corners at a voracious amount of knots...whipping it down the local freeway showed it would easily pull top noise to the rev limiter...which...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
Its interesting when you have to throw big...

Its interesting when you have to throw big suspension into the mix and fuel tanks up the front and back.

"Dakar esque" rally bike here we come...and they do just beg to be covered in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2012, 05:11 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
Yeah...but serious help from several serious...

Yeah...but serious help from several serious genius's all the way down the line...now I'm looking at a serious rally bike or two...I mean how hard can it be???!!!!!!!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
The throttle response is instant when your in the...

The throttle response is instant when your in the boost (this starts to wind on at about 4500-5000rpm and holds all the way to 10,000rpm) I also built a turbo gsxr1000 so it was a good learning curve...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 09:41 PM
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Posted By micksouthere
just over a year...a very intense year!!!

just over a year...a very intense year!!!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:57 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
thanks mate, it does have to be said that this...

thanks mate, it does have to be said that this website is brilliant and riding this IS an adventure, glad you enjoyed.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
Yes I know that 420bhp and 18lb of boost with a...

Yes I know that 420bhp and 18lb of boost with a 175kg bike with the wheelbase the same as a GSXR k6 1000 is not a ride able thing to jaunt into the office on so we cracked the boost down to a smidge...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:34 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
and just one more for the camera

and just one more for the camera
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:33 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
I know there would be more weight if I put a...

I know there would be more weight if I put a couple of lights and a number plate on it but we got our goal...2:1
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
A few more bits and pieces were added just to...

A few more bits and pieces were added just to make it genuine, we left about 5 litres of fuel in it and stuck it on the giant you eat too many cheeseburger weighing machine. 175.9kgs as you see it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
Then the same engine and turbo unit were bolted...

Then the same engine and turbo unit were bolted together and strapped down onto a quivering dyno, just to see whether there really was enough fuel lines on there...had we got our sums right...nasty...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
more fuel lines were added...then more...then...

more fuel lines were added...then more...then very hollow short pipes that made me giggle
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:14 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
Noisy whistling things that sit up front and make...

Noisy whistling things that sit up front and make your eyes open wider than physically possible and your rear shit blood when you hit full noise were slotted back into their rightful place
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:09 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
Cool clever German gauge "tell me I'm over...

Cool clever German gauge "tell me I'm over revving it" stuff was bolted in and wired up
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:07 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
KTM fanatics settle down its actually a red...

KTM fanatics settle down its actually a red frame, why it looks orange under the workshop lights I have no idea...but it is red..you'll see
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:05 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
Finally when all of the bits are back...

Finally when all of the bits are back together...and the MWG would hear none of my whining about " I can just slot these together..." All of the bits were back and we started all over again.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:01 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
but I did sneak in one shot before all the bolts...

but I did sneak in one shot before all the bolts were unbolted
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 05:00 AM
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Posted By micksouthere
Once everything was in place and worked, wheels...

Once everything was in place and worked, wheels turned, steering heads steered, suspension suspended it cam to that wonderful part of any bike build when you rip it all apart down to its smallest...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
meanwhile underneath the tank work was now darker...

meanwhile underneath the tank work was now darker than dark with black magic as the turbo fairies added more and more injectors and pipes and pumps and fuel lines and more fuel lines and computers...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
and those little monoblocs were gonna bite really...

and those little monoblocs were gonna bite really hard onto these
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
The postman turned up with more juicy...

The postman turned up with more juicy bits...heavier yet so so needed
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
It soon became apparent that we would have to...

It soon became apparent that we would have to assembly this thing for bodywork and then all the niggly oh fuck moments when you find it just won't fit happen.
Monster turbo was slotted in with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By micksouthere
All of my lovely blocks of billet were swallowed...

All of my lovely blocks of billet were swallowed into mill like lathe turning fabricating machining machines and bits were spat out...I looked at the 38 bales of swarf...110 parts of billet were...
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