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Can anyone clarify:
Is stiffening of the stock frame allowed under the Formula rules?
Are aluminum rims and stainless spokes allowed (on stock drums)?
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all that stuff is fine.
The motor and carbs have to remain stock with the exception of the nicer cam chain and slipper tensioner. You can change ignition too.
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George, why dont you just buy my race ready rebuilt cb350 here in so freeport new tires avon new piston rings valve job cheap.

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Without a doubt the easiest way to get on the track...buy an already prepped and raced bike. Much more time and cost effective.
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why dont you just buy my race ready rebuilt cb350
Well, why don't I? How much is cheap and when can I come look at it?

I DO want to build one of my own because it's the best way to REALLY learn the bike. It's a helluva lot of work though, and May seems like it's not that far away to do all this stuff!
 

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not selling the other honda. yet. maybe a flat slide racing keihin on the sr with a big bore 640 kit. holy motha. and other projects. unfortunatley i ruun outta muney. now i write lie aaron.

Anyone else in New England starting to see the store "AARON'S" opening up? I've seen two of them in and near Portland . . . . scary.
 

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RookieG,

I just finished my first year racing (sort of) a cb350. I tell you it was more difficult to get it prepped, wired, cleaned, etc. I thank many of the gents here helping me throughout the year. I've learned alot but from one hiccup to another just kept preventing me to get on the track. It's not cheap either, and it took me a whole winter working in a dark cramped basement of my building sniffing soot!

If I could do it again I would have bought a used prepped cb350 ready to race. Ahhh, that would be nice - but no I chose the hard way-geesh!

Next year, I should be ok and cross my fingers that I'll be at the track racing instead of tinkering.

PS. I was told that the first year is the hardest! It was true. But just being around the other racers and hanging out with them for a weekend, seeing them race was well worth the time.

Alex
aka: Crazy DOM!

Whodaman!
 

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alex,

you know it about the first year. how about traveling from philly to jennings florida with my new cb350. ended up having a bad oring on a pilot jet which flooded the left cylinder. 2000 miles for three very slow sighting laps, zeech!

rookiegeorge, if you can swing it, buy the race prepped machine.

my thoughts!

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Ever find that cover?
Garage? No.
I'm hoping to have time this weekend to seperate the frame and engine so I can have the frame stripped to bare metal for welding. I've got a new fuel cap seal on the way so I can fill the tank with Kerosene and rocks to clean the rust a bit.
Can anyone verify that the (stock) disc brake forks will work with the drum? I expect I'll just need to fabricate a brace.
Lastly, my VIN plate doesn't have a K1,K2 or anything like that after the CB350...is there a guide somewhere that tells which is which? I've even misplaced (for the moment) the VIN I had written down. :(
 

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The lower legs shoul dbe the same. I run those legs on my 175 and have run both a 350 and 450 drum with no problems.

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Can anyone clarify:
Is stiffening of the stock frame allowed under the Formula rules?
Are aluminum rims and stainless spokes allowed (on stock drums)?
Actually, I don't thing you can modify the frame in any way....
 

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well why couldn't you weld the backbone?

how does that modify?

or are you talking about gusseting?

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GeorgeZboy... just build it yourself... you know you want to :) Leave the prebuilt stuff for the technically inept people like myself :)
12/17 is out for the winter camp, Lentz's christmas party instead.. Kidd is coming down for that as well... will you make it ?

J "not that" D
 

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Lentz's christmas party instead.. Kidd is coming down for that as well... will you make it ?
Nope. I've got a thing. When you guys drag your feet for two months, I make other plans.
 
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