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 01-24-2013, 12:39 PM #286 kellymac530 motorcycle addict     Joined: Feb 2010 Location: so. cal. Oddometer: 1,052 I forgot to add the divide by...dohhhh If you take the 3.1415 and divide by 4 you get the 0.785375 OR if you take the four 1" outlets at 0.785375 and times them by 4 the you get 3.1415....so my point being 4 outlets at 1" diameter is the exact same size as one inlet of 2".... I deserved the jabs... I do still agree that the flow based on TUNED flow could be the issue...but it is not a bad place to start. __________________ it is easier to ask for forgiveness than permission
 01-24-2013, 03:43 PM #287 Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!     Joined: Oct 2006 Location: Drinking from the Stanley Cup! Oddometer: 10,835 Good discussion.... Just wanted to make sure the beast can breath at WOT... Though knowing Luke, it has been thought through thoroughly...
01-24-2013, 04:53 PM   #288
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Location: Rainville, Orygun, where moss is a road hazard.
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 Originally Posted by Mr. Fisherman Good discussion.... Just wanted to make sure the beast can breath at WOT... Though knowing Luke, it has been thought through thoroughly...
And besides, this being an ADV build, the only equation relevant here is: N = C + {fb(cm) . fb(tc)} + fb (Ts) + fc . ta
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01-24-2013, 05:47 PM   #289
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PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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 Originally Posted by MortimerSickle And besides, this being an ADV build, the only equation relevant here is: N = C + {fb(cm) . fb(tc)} + fb (Ts) + fc . ta
1000 hours of testing, what could possibly go wrong?

 01-24-2013, 05:53 PM #290 Ladybug0048 Bug Sister     Joined: Nov 2005 Location: Spokane Valley, WA (the dry side of the mountains) Oddometer: 11,291 Nothing is going to go wrong Luke is going to nail this. I just wish I could be there when he crosses the finish line. I'll just have to settle for watching his SPOT during the race and seeing the pictures (Allan, that's you ) after it's over.
 01-25-2013, 08:05 AM #291 LC Garage On Any Sunday     Joined: Mar 2011 Location: Columbia County Oddometer: 766 E=mc2 __________________ What would John Penton do?
01-25-2013, 08:09 AM   #292
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 Originally Posted by ladybug0048 ... I just wish i could be there when he crosses the finish line. ...
f = ma
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01-25-2013, 10:28 AM   #293
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 Originally Posted by MortimerSickle f = ma
This equation reminds me of flat tracking the old SL350, which unlike my Bultaco 350 Astro that was quick, twitchy and reacted instantly to input, riding the SL350 at speed required thought and planning. It was similar to snow skiing, you were very aware of your mass and momentum and somehow trying to gently direct that mass without scrubbing off too much speed. Kind of like doing ballet with an anvil.
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01-25-2013, 12:26 PM   #294
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 Originally Posted by LC Garage ... Kind of like doing ballet with an anvil. ...
Quoted for posterity.
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 01-25-2013, 08:02 PM #295 Rich667 Gnarly Adventurer     Joined: Jan 2011 Location: Dauphin, PA Oddometer: 178 Nice work! thats alot of dedication working out in the cold.
01-26-2013, 07:34 AM   #296
drc42
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Joined: Apr 2009
Location: New Hampshire
Oddometer: 1,845
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 Originally Posted by jesusgatos Gotcha. Do you have any kind of shop press? Dunno if you have any more bending to do, but these actually work pretty well. Or you could just buy one.
I have one of those, works very well. I used it to bend up 3/16" aluminum for my DRZ rally bike last year.

short video of me using it

odd... can't seem to get the video to embed.....
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01-26-2013, 08:52 AM   #297
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Location: central IL
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 Originally Posted by jesusgatos Gotcha. Do you have any kind of shop press? Dunno if you have any more bending to do, but these actually work pretty well. Or you could just buy one.
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 Originally Posted by drc42 I have one of those, works very well. I used it to bend up 3/16" aluminum for my DRZ rally bike last year. short video of me using it odd... can't seem to get the video to embed.....
Some good ideas, there, as I've been looking at buying the HF 20T press. I don't need anything HD, just something to press balljoints, bushings, bearings, etc.
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 01-30-2013, 12:54 AM #298 Luke OP GPoET&P     Joined: Aug 2004 Location: Idiotville, OR Oddometer: 4,232 I made a little more progress, recently. Unfortunately I had hoped to get the bike barely running this month but I'm not quite going to make it. It may only be a week or two late, so it's not too bad. The carbs needed some screwing around. The air intake for the enrichener/choke draws from outside the carb, so I had to make up some hoses to route these to the airbox. The fuel line in this picture was too stiff, and I ended up switching to thinner vinyl hose. The wood under the carbs is drilled to match the float bowl caps so they rest in place. An essential tool if you're working on these things alone. Next was closing up the airbox. The TIG torch made short work of it. Here it is installed on the bike. The filter will be enclosed on the sides but should be accessible from the top. The frame needed some mounting tabs for the rear subframe. The TIG mostly works well, but I sometimes I still spaz the starts. With a lot of help from Rick the subframe was mostly finished. A couple of the welds are incomplete and it needs some gusseting, especially at the tails, but all the hard work is done. Time for more posing.
 01-30-2013, 01:29 AM #299 TwinDuro Befuddled Adventurer     Joined: Jun 2007 Location: Pac Nor-Wet, WA Oddometer: 331 So awesome... It looks like it's seat time! __________________ "Remember, you may have to grow old, but you don't have to mature." - Red Green
 01-30-2013, 02:28 AM #300 wayne_l Gnarly Adventurer   Joined: Aug 2012 Oddometer: 182 i used to rally the pee out my stripped cb450 right up to the sound of the boom ..but i was hooked on bikes ever since ..

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