CRF500L build #6?

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by drag123, Jan 7, 2018.

  1. Samtech79

    Samtech79 Two wheeled lunatic

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    Not to be a downer but I'd saw that header apart and move the O2 sensor...and start over on the skid plate.
    It's gonna collect crap on it and probably won't survive a good shot to it.
    Don't get discoraged or insulted.... I had to start over on the original exhaust and I'm probably going to to it for a third time.
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  2. drag123

    drag123 Been here awhile

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    I dont know if you noticed but i did move it to the side
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  3. Samtech79

    Samtech79 Two wheeled lunatic

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    Can you carve out some of that hump in the exhaust? I'm not trying to be a dick.
    That just looks like It's gonna break.
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  4. Samtech79

    Samtech79 Two wheeled lunatic

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    You are at that last hurdle in the build. Fix it now or fix it later.
    The exhaust is the bit that still needs figuring out.
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  5. 11motos

    11motos Feral Rider

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    Awesome project. It seems that honda should be putting 2 and 2 together and giving folks this great combination.
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  6. drag123

    drag123 Been here awhile

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    20180331_195836.jpg 20180331_201211.jpg I tamed the loom of doom today hope to fire it up soon
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  7. drag123

    drag123 Been here awhile

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    I started it today wow it sounds realy good i am glad i did this.
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  8. Samtech79

    Samtech79 Two wheeled lunatic

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    Did you get to go for a ride?
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  9. Slytheslayer

    Slytheslayer Ride or Die!!

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    Video or it didn't happen...lol
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  10. drag123

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    no not yet. waiting for the acerbis gas tank to get here then will take it for a rip
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  11. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    My full recommendation on fitting the pump to the new tank is bin the OE gasket and cut your own from some 4mm nitrate petrochem resist rubber, the cut-outs in the OE gasket are to match the raised studs on the steel tank and the slightest bit of over tightening will wrinkle the new plastic tank, you need an evan pull when doing up the six bolts. If you are going to use it then go easy not too tight...
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  12. Scutty

    Scutty Talent-limited bike builder and rider Supporter

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    Strange, i had no problems fitting mine, you just need to make sure the gasket is exactly the right way around and the hole pattern is not regular at all. Also i used the CB500 fuel pump but with the CRF float arm fitted, which is very easy to swap over.
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  13. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    The gasket only fits in one position to ensure the correct outlet direction. I think over tightening the bolts is easily achieved on the Chinese tank i used, the aluminium insert ring looks proper flimsy but tbh you only get that small width of sealing say 6mm/7mm to do the job. I used some well decent nitrate rubber and Wurth sealing gunge and a contact width diameter of around 35mm. That OEM gasket will crinkle the tank by its design given the slightest opportunity or there again i might just be a 'Ham fisted' spanner thug....!!!!
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  15. drag123

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    20180406_191632.jpg 20180406_191534.jpg 20180406_190906.jpg 20180406_190839.jpg All done what do you think? I think she looks good now if it wasnt snowing outside i would of taking her for a ride. Must be global warming.
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  16. Samtech79

    Samtech79 Two wheeled lunatic

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    Bahahaha! I love it!
    Now go ring its neck!
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    drag123 Been here awhile

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    Ohhh dont worry i will.
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    Mission accomplished yeah whoo!!!
    Time for Blast Off!!!
    Looks nice drag
    Let's see some video soon as you launch this beast.
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    drag123 Been here awhile

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    Oh yea looking forward to this riding season should be a blast
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  20. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Nice job there Dragster, looking very purposeful and ready for a trip already..!! I'm liking the cockpit area with that screen plus the utility panel AND an after market fuel tank that actually fits...!!