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by RGV
Fri Apr 01, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Thanx Greg, yep im happy with it so far. Ive made a recess to fit into the top so I can get my helmet 50 mm lower. Just imagine it up the other way LOL. I wont fit it till ive got my seat and peg position finalized. Once thats welded in I will be able to pressure test it. Then the fun begins, fixing...
by RGV
Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Welded, just the mounts to go. There made will weld them on tomorrow then I can get on with the making the swing arm and lowering the seat/rear end mount.

Image

Dave
by RGV
Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Speedweek 2016
Replies: 60
Views: 30936

Re: Speedweek 2016

Watched Australia Wide. Good to see a different outlook.

Dave
by RGV
Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Tank is tacked together, need to make mounts then start welding. http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww12/Last_Minute_Racing/DLRA%202017/New%20Tank%20Tacked_zpszqm1mlzf.jpg The tank its replacing. http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww12/Last_Minute_Racing/DLRA%202017/RGV%20Tank%201_zpscfeavo7b.jpg Dave
by RGV
Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Nice work Greg, yep im just going to use mild steel filler rod. Ill cut out the sides tomorrow and post up some pics as i go.

Dave
by RGV
Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

I C. I thought you had made a new arm and mounted it on the outside of the frame.

Dave
by RGV
Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Yep ill take you up on that after Easter?

"A steel extension onto the original arm is not that difficult ! "

Steel extension on alloy arm? I have a spare RGV arm here but as I havnt got the gear or expertise to weld alloy. I thought making a steel one would be the easiest option.

Dave
by RGV
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Went to the steal merchants today and bought some RHS. They didnt have the size that I needed so I bought the next size up. Go home and had a look. Shit, now I need a longer axle. Ill go back after Easter and get the next size down and thicker wall. Going from Alloy to Steel I can safely go down a f...
by RGV
Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Hi Greg, im happy to plod along with my development, ya have to learn some how. I had another look at Bones "Universal Chassis" post and got a few ideas.

Interesting reading about the axles-headstock triangle.

Dave
by RGV
Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

A lot of good ideas , thanx guys. I will lower the seat some more and go to "A" , when I do that ill have to extend the swing arm so I can get in there. As I dont have the equipment to extend the ally one I will make a steel one and put the foot pegs on it or cut my legs off, not sure yet. Bones I d...
by RGV
Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Dave you taking ya medication? Looks nothing like me. http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/neilcooper/Motorcycles/55068368-1254.jpg Yep I like the idea. Did you see the R1 powered sit in bike? http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww12/Last_Minute_Racing/DLRA%202016/IMG_20160228_080916536_zpsfhmisj8j....
by RGV
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Hey Dave, have you got the WRX STI engine for the V yet? You need to make the trailer big enough to get that down to Speed Week? Van has already been modified internally to get the bike in, If the bike was made longer it could still fit its just going to be harder to load and unload. Pete, I forgot ...
by RGV
Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Hey Bones, yep I think A will be the go. The post sticking up out the back of the bike in the pics with me sitting on it is the max length fairing past the rear wheel. If I extend the wheel base I will have trouble getting it into the van, its a struggle as it is, thats why im thinking A instead of ...
by RGV
Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 109699

Re: It lives

Back in the shed working on stuff that dosent cost me anything but time as I have plenty of that but no $$$. I got layed off 1 week before Speed Week. Gives me a chance to do some mods to the bike while I look for a job so I can rebuild the engine. After talking to Stuart Hooped , Worlds Fastest Vel...
by RGV
Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Speedweek 2016
Replies: 60
Views: 30936

Re: Speedweek 2016

Cheers Greg, we all appreciate the work you do.

Dave