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    Yesterday, 11:54 AM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    this is an intresting look... seat pan is on solidly and securely except for a small tongue under the front that I need to fab a corresponding...
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    08-16-2019, 04:21 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Shipping Bike from TX to NY in General
    I've used Sevat transport. https://www.uship.com/service-provider/639358767-sevat-transport-llc But again, if you go directly to their website...
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    08-16-2019, 02:03 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    they make them out of carbon fiber... i wish you could get a fuel cell made to order in plastic and then cover it with a tank cover in the shape you...
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    08-16-2019, 12:11 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Of course, once I started on the subframe, I tend to build the design that requires the least amount of work. The 1/8" wall bolt spacers welded to...
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    08-14-2019, 07:21 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    I wasn't crazy about the aesthetics, so I redid it. Performed about 10x worse than first one... literally. And was about .2kg heavier. But,...
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    08-11-2019, 07:40 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    How bout that race?!?!?! Dovi pulled a Marquez on Marquez! I was watching the replays and he had the brakes on so far past the apex it was...
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    08-11-2019, 07:35 PM
    Shinko's FTW!
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    08-11-2019, 08:13 AM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    So what do you if you are me instead of getting some meaningful work done? Spend all night relearning how to model on solidworks and waste some...
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    08-10-2019, 07:32 AM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    preview of the seat. mimicing my track bike ergos.
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    08-09-2019, 04:28 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    upper mounts looking pretty before welding yeah, I'll have to get longer bolts
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    08-07-2019, 06:41 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Kinda dawned on me that I'm going to get nowhere with the subframe until I chose a seat and tail. I decided to go with the 15+ R1 seat and tail. ...
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    08-07-2019, 03:56 PM
    jcw replied to a thread 1974 Honda CB360 in Craigslist/Ebay
    A lot of assumptions here... I called my local sheriff or law enforcement office when I was interested in buying a no title bike asking if they...
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    08-07-2019, 08:46 AM
    Superbike unlimited are installing those motec units on their race bikes. Dragbikes have been using them, too. I dabbled in stand alone ecu’s back...
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    08-06-2019, 10:49 AM
    OK, so I had no idea what I was doing so I got talked into this or at least the equivalent of this 10 years ago. Aluminum 3/4" or 1" pipe (I'm pretty...
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    08-05-2019, 06:14 PM
    worlds largest carb sync tool? i installed some air lines overhead in my last garage. It was nice having air in a couple places. 3 cylinder AC...
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    08-02-2019, 10:52 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    She's back on wheels and tires! bigger axle meant bigger bearing ID's, bigger internal spacer, bigger hole in the wheel for the spacer to pass....
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    08-01-2019, 09:05 AM
    Nice Hondas. Not sure why they don't bring back updated versions of this car. Do you have any suspension travel? Looks like your tires will...
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    08-01-2019, 08:55 AM
    jcw replied to a thread New Guy and His First Bike in General
    I wonder how many people bought a cb750 as their first bike back in 1977? How things have changed (since I was about 10yo, lol) to be honest a...
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    07-29-2019, 09:41 AM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    left spacer machined. my hub spacing ended up being only +2mm. the sprocket lines up well eyeballing it all weekend. looking at the sprocket teeth...
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    07-26-2019, 10:04 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Laid out some string to mark the centerline and the sprocket-line and mounted the rear wheel with new bearings just barely pressed in by hand....
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    07-24-2019, 10:01 PM
    There are some CRAZY lightweight SV's. A few are just sub 300#'s but the price to get there is multiple times what the bike originally cost....
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    07-23-2019, 08:08 PM
    Cool little auction of some cafe racers... ...
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    07-21-2019, 02:12 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Every once in a while you'll find something on craigslist that's been owned by a machinist or engineer that's been taken care of and they sell you a...
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    07-21-2019, 08:06 AM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    I was looking seriously a couple years ago and almost pulled the trigger on one of those Hardinge super precision lathes being sold at like a local...
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    07-20-2019, 12:17 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    if i had a good milling machine and lathe we could definitely figure out something... could even weld up the area and remachine the bore and...
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    07-20-2019, 11:32 AM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    i dont know if there is enough "meat" in the black section to machine back enough to recreate the sprocket mounting center. ya know what i mean?
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    07-19-2019, 10:52 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Unfortunately, no. there is a very thin lip that is machined only about 4mm tall. the center black section is slightly smaller in diameter.
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    07-19-2019, 06:25 PM
    jcw replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Wheel showed up. The sprocket offset is close to my marchesini rim. My initial rough measurements with 6" dial caliper and a straight edge are the...
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    07-19-2019, 05:41 PM
    A subaru wrx looks like a fun car if you can get over the subaru brand implications...
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    07-19-2019, 02:16 PM
    jcw replied to a thread Spokane County Raceway in General
    dont fall into the i need to be in a certain hanging off body position in a corner. it is almost a complete waste of time. And really only applies...
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