Picked up one of these kits...I will start assembling it tomorrow. It did not come with the 2x3 tubing, and I picked up enough tubing to build the jig on a rotisserie. It will be 8ft long so I can do work on my dragbikes and is fully adjustable so I can do short wheelbases as well. (IE...
i was at a local farm auction and they had several real honda engines for sale. one was a 12hp, two 6.5hp, and a 5.5 hp. The 12hp went for $160, the two 6.5s went for around $85. They also had some new ones but I wasnt there when those went. Did I miss out? I think i did!
well, if you asked my wife it wouldnt be productive to her.
Finally got aroudn to buying a new hydraulic hose for my tube bender, hopefully will have that up and running within a week or so.
I have parts in the mail to build my own tube notcher, costs about 15$ more than the HF tube...
Ive been wanting to build a recumbent minibike for about 3 years now. Based of this frame, feet forward and everything. Motor would be behind/under the rider right next to the rear wheel. Use 16-18 inch rear dirtbike or moped wheels, something light weight.
Built by drag bike pioneer and howner of Hahn Racecraft, a very popular turbo kit manufacture. Powered by two 8hp Briggs&Stratton. He just posted this up on facebook, I HAD to share this with you guys.
And the story:
"In 1976, I was 14, and built a fun little number to race in the...
Starting tomorrow we can all get started on our buildoffs! Make sure you get your thread started within the first month. It looks like Hent has spoken and we will have 2 classes, so please put in the title of the thread either Vintage or Open.
To keep it organized looking, please make your...
just curious if anyone has done it and what combo they ran.
my plan is this:
252 lift hi hp grind
upgraded valve springs/pushrods/rocker arms
think that should do it.
2 quick questions on jackshafts and bearings.
1: Has anyone used bearings like this:
instead of the typical 3/4 x 1 3/8 flange bearing? I think the housed bearing setup would be stronger.
2: Do you need to use lock collars to hold the jackshaft in place, or if it lines up properly...