Next project in the Skunkworks

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Pezz_gs, May 1, 2011.

  1. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    The pendulum gantry suspension system - truly "one of a kind" :lol3
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  2. buckscreek

    buckscreek AUTODIDACTIC

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    That is genius design at its best!
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  3. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars Supporter

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    Geez Troy why did you have to go and post that photo. You know Pezz can't help himself. Bet his next scrapper will have a weird front end:lol3 (although to be honest it will then match the rest of any bike he builds :lol3:lol3:lol3 Sorry Pezz, couldn't help myself:D).
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  4. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    So, you could hear the gears grinding in his head, as he was reading that post too... eh? :lol3 :1drink
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  5. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    What weird frontend @3legs ???

    It seems I maybe a bit . . . . . misunderstood here :hmmmmm

    I think motorcycles are all getting the same, same, same. . . .

    Can you imagine the awe of rocking up at Finke on a bike like that . . . . or cutting the Simpson on it?

    I do admit I lay awake at night and think of a particluar motorcycle, then what I can do to make it . . . unique :augie

    Like a VFR750 Motor into an XLV750 Frame, or a self made 350cc single in an R26 frame. MV Augusta Rally Raid Replika

    The next motorcycle that gets offered / donated to me, I shall build something 'Very Different' it would just needs a compliance plate :jjen

    Thanks for reminding me to get into the shed more often. . . . . :thumb

    [​IMG]
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  6. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars Supporter

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    My you never change Pezz:clap:clap:clap
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  7. WILL_S

    WILL_S OUTLAW POSTIE 001

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    Err I got a mate ...
    @DRjoe this bloke might be a long lost relo :D
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  8. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    I do have the remnants of a Funduro in the que

    Drawn up new subframe mounts to fit an old LC4 subframe seat and airbox I have here

    WR426 front end ready to go on, stick with the steel swingarm of fit an LC4 one with a nice WP shock I have here which was a spare for one of the 640 Rally

    Still contemplating if I will build a new manifold and fit a single 42mm Carb or twin 36mm Mikuni’s
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  9. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    How is the engine rebuild going Will??
    That wasn’t your BIG motor that went bang I hope??
  10. WILL_S

    WILL_S OUTLAW POSTIE 001

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    It sure was , boy was that a sweet motor until the boom
    It sits in bucket of diesel for now
    Chucked in the 125 dual range , little bit slower
    Going to rebuild the big one , it was fun sitting on 80 on a postie with a loaded sidecar .
    Some bloke I ran into in st George reckons it was doing a hundred when he passed me , one of our speedos was out :lol3
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  11. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    Any idea of what went wrong?
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    WILL_S OUTLAW POSTIE 001

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    Looks like things leaned out
    The only definate things you can see that went wrong is bits of the piston ended up stuck to the bore and gudgeon pulled out of the piston and welded itself to the rod . There was a couple of experimental things in that motor , got round 15000km before the bang . Next rebuild should have it well sorted or I will up it to 170cc and start again .
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  13. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    All that effort but couldnt make a longer side stand
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  14. buckscreek

    buckscreek AUTODIDACTIC

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    Why do that when a block of wood and a length of string will suffice?
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  15. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    S'pose its either hassel at build or hassel during use
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    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    To be honest, it came off the bike lift the day before and there were other things to be jury rigged, i mean remedied, before the sidestand. I also found out my left leg couldn't bend enough to reach the kick starter. Who would have thought a RV125 would end up with a seat height the same as a DRZ400 :dunno

    It is important not to take these thing too seriously :lol3
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  17. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    :clap That must have looked real "factory skunkworks" style, when riding along with the sidestand in the retracted position... :thumb :rofl
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  18. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    The poor old Funduro . . . . . It's an inetesting bike. . . . . .

    Bit like a mates ugly sister, nice heart but no one wants to date her. . . . . .

    Well that is what the Funduro is. Hit with the ugly stick and given an even sillier name. . . . .

    I picked up the remnants of Michaels Funduro (need to come up with a better name for it)

    As stated above I will be grafting a LC4 subframe onto the main frame after some suitable surgery

    [​IMG]
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    buckscreek AUTODIDACTIC

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    Looks nice in its little nest of autumn leaves.....you're such an artist @Pezz_gs
  20. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    "where's the" Funduro?

    The Fu-"heart of a Victoria secrets model - in a librarians body"-duro.

    Pezz... just put a tapemeasure and a gas axe in the blokes hand... and bedlam will certainly ensue... :1drink
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