V8 Airhead

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by wmax351, May 2, 2012.

  1. wmax351

    wmax351 Been here awhile

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  2. Solo Lobo

    Solo Lobo airhead or nothing

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    All that work and the guy uses $25 JC Whitney shorty pipes, man am I ever dissapointed!
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  3. wmax351

    wmax351 Been here awhile

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    Sounds great still, though.
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  4. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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    Man, stuff like that is inspiring.
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  5. Beater

    Beater The Bavarian Butcher

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    +1

    :lurk
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  6. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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    I have machine tools and an aluminum foundry.. at home. I need to get to work. :evil
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  7. robtg

    robtg Been here awhile

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    Make it happen.
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  8. Wirespokes

    Wirespokes Beemerholics Anonymous

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    I love it!

    One question, though: why make a crankshaft out of aluminum??? :huh
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  9. wmax351

    wmax351 Been here awhile

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    I don't think the crank is aluminium. Just the case.
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  10. Wirespokes

    Wirespokes Beemerholics Anonymous

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    Just re-read it and you're right - aluminum crankcase.

    Whew, that makes more sense.
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  11. photomd

    photomd Been here awhile

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    Yeah...around here it's either you or Doug. Get to work...would love to see another custom engine bike. :thumb
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  12. Beater

    Beater The Bavarian Butcher

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    We're waiting. :lurk






    :lol3
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  13. mark1305

    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    That is some cool machine work. It sounds pretty exotic, too.

    When I rode in the 2005 True Grits Rally, there was a guy there displaying a mini Ducati replica based on either a YSR 50 or NSR 50 body & frame. He grafted a second cylinder onto a Honda 50cc or 70cc (I can't remember which now) motor to make a 90 degree L twin like a Duc. Looked and sounded too cool.
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  14. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Cool for sure. Also looks like the tach is reading 3 tines what it really is.
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  15. Uncle Pollo

    Uncle Pollo Long timer

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    When you finish one, let me know.

    THAT IS WHAT I WANT COMFORT OR REASON BE DAMNED~~~~!!!!!
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  16. SPO

    SPO Been here awhile

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    Totally inspiring. Sounds like an old F1 race car.
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  17. mark1305

    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    Did someone say F1?
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