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by ben james
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Shaguar
Replies: 629
Views: 161784

Re: Shaguar

whats your facebook page called
by ben james
Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Honda MG & MF 750
Replies: 333
Views: 47517

Re: Honda MG & MF 750

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/w511/mjohno3/DSCF0980.jpg This is the carby's and RC Engineering (1972) manifold combo I am planning to run, might be a bit old fashioned these days but for starting out on the salt it will be easy to tune with various venturis and reasonable mixing tubes etc the...
by ben james
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: What are you Planning???
Replies: 39
Views: 8045

Re: What are you Planning???

that's a very cool old Kawasaki,
love the rims & swingarm.
by ben james
Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: 2 strokes a can of worms.
Replies: 38
Views: 9324

Re: 2 strokes a can of worms.

Firstly Im not advocating or seeking any rule changes ...just after some lively discussion about 4stroke vs 2 stroke .....reason I started this thread is while looking at the class records where 2 strokes are going head to head with 4 strokes the difference is quite pronounced in speeds..... while ...
by ben james
Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: 2 strokes a can of worms.
Replies: 38
Views: 9324

Re: 2 strokes a can of worms.

stop picking on 2 strokes you bullies :roll:
by ben james
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: For those about to race we salute you.
Replies: 18
Views: 4847

Re: For those about to race we salute you.

good luck to the lot of you, especially the Spirit of Sunshine lakester team. bust thru that 200mph barrier.
will see you there in 2014.
drag racing in adelaide on 23rd & 24th feb if anyone wants to stop by for a look on the way home. big meeting.
regards Ben
by ben james
Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: DLRA Members
Topic: where are they now
Replies: 7
Views: 2720

Re: where are they now

speaking of Steve Barnett, spemt the day with him today at the mt Tarrengower hill climb, lot of fun. he also finished the aluminium tank for my 1970 suzuki 250 2 stroke post classic racebike that i'm building. tank is a work of art, here's a pic, i was pretty excited. http://i729.photobucket.com/al...
by ben james
Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: DLRA Members
Topic: where are they now
Replies: 7
Views: 2720

Re: where are they now

hi Gary, Steve Barnett is still a 2 stroke water bottle racer, he races a waterbottle sidecar in post classic races. will be racing at the southern classic on 20th & 21st of october at broadford. still has the aluminium faired water bottle ready to go. wants to take it to lake omeo if ever that meet...
by ben james
Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Lake condition and forecast
Replies: 209
Views: 55826

Re: Lake condition and forecast

looks like they had a great time.
by ben james
Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Header Question
Replies: 44
Views: 11662

Re: Header Question

1./ The exhaust gases are cooling rapidly, that means they are shrinking, that is an excellent way to "de-energize" the wake , it works kind of like a dampener. DAMPER :roll: .....back to the rear exiting exhaust ... is there really enough exhaust mass or volume to make any difference at all .... c...
by ben james
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Header Question
Replies: 44
Views: 11662

Re: Header Question

1./ The exhaust gases are cooling rapidly, that means they are shrinking, that is an excellent way to "de-energize" the wake , it works kind of like a dampener. DAMPER :roll: .....back to the rear exiting exhaust ... is there really enough exhaust mass or volume to make any difference at all .... co...
by ben james
Mon May 21, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Records
Topic: Review of 1991
Replies: 6
Views: 3956

Re: Review of 1991

john vevers bike was a yamaha FZR 1000 powered streamliner, i thought it was a naturally aspirated engine.
was in birdwood motor museum as far as i know.
regards Ben
by ben james
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Supercharged CBR250 build
Replies: 333
Views: 75717

Re: Supercharged CBR250 build

04 what a year that was at the salt. salt was dry & rock hard. the 1st year i went & the last year that it was a small event.
didn't we have some fun dr goggles
by ben james
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: BOSS STREAMLINER S/UF 925
Replies: 336
Views: 81824

Re: BOSS STREAMLINER S/UF 925

thanks for showing me that photo Ross,
i can now rest a bit easier in knowing that my engine plate is very well supported around the swingarm pivot area.
regards
ben
by ben james
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: BOSS STREAMLINER S/UF 925
Replies: 336
Views: 81824

Re: BOSS STREAMLINER S/UF 925

http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww295/benjames/drag%20bike/P8280450.jpg http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww295/benjames/drag%20bike/P8280448.jpg hi Ross, mine runs the same rear tyre, it has a motor plate as you can see in the photo. would love to have a look at the left engine mount on KERMIT...