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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-29-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Mrturbo458
Ok, so I thought the CDI was cooked, now I am...

Ok, so I thought the CDI was cooked, now I am leaning towards the battery taking a dump on me (guessing it's due to vibration). So that's problem 1.

The next could possibly be the stator is going...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-22-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Yeah, the warrior was never a speed demon....

Yeah, the warrior was never a speed demon. However it should go a bit faster than 60 in this mini bike in theory (which is sketch for any mini bike). I should also get a few more rpm's out of it...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-12-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mrturbo458
Well, upon investigating the rev limiter theory,...

Well, upon investigating the rev limiter theory, I somehow fried the CDI. I've got a new one on the way and I have full wiring diagrams now as well so I am not working blind. Before I cooked the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-06-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Mrturbo458
Figured I would update this thread! I am...

Figured I would update this thread!

I am working on the bike still! I am working towards getting it powder coated mainly (although moving never helps). I replaced the clutch, and that made a...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 02-11-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Don't really have any pics to post up for the...

Don't really have any pics to post up for the bike, but I've got a couple YouTube videos coming up.

I replaced the clutch, but it's snowy and cold outside so I have to wait for better weather to...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 02-02-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Still working on the bike, test rode it again...

Still working on the bike, test rode it again today with the new pegs and it's much much better.

Got on the throttle heavy, and it would seem that either the clutch is slipping, or the tire...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-20-2019, 05:44 PM
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Views: 1,695
Posted By Mrturbo458
Yay! Congrats Joe!

Yay! Congrats Joe!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-15-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Got the peg mounts welded up enough to try them...

Got the peg mounts welded up enough to try them out, and I also made up a slightly wider seat board and I added a 2nd layer of foam as well for better comfort. I'll cover it again with the gator...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-15-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
I've been super busy with work lately, but I got...

I've been super busy with work lately, but I got to work in a little time on the project!

I got some oe style Yamaha pegs from Amazon, and made up some brackets and extensions to mount them to...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-02-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Here are a few pictures of the bike.... The...

Here are a few pictures of the bike....

The next step is getting the pegs moved, air shifter setup, tear down and powder coat! (And less zip tie madness)
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-02-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-31-2018, 07:44 AM
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Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Thanks! Hopefully you'll get your tires soon!

Thanks! Hopefully you'll get your tires soon!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-30-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
And the test ride video!!!!!! ...

And the test ride video!!!!!! https://youtu.be/N78rcebPIkQ

(It's not death defying, by any means but it will go and stop safely under it's own power) Thus I am calling it "complete" and needing...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-29-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Latest update video! https://youtu.be/2CnIxdcJWcM...

Latest update video! https://youtu.be/2CnIxdcJWcM

The bike currently meets the build-off requirements! I test rode it today, and I'm editing the video tonight for YouTube, and I will post pics...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-26-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Got the seat made up, with ultra sweet gator...

Got the seat made up, with ultra sweet gator print vinyl. Welded up seat mounts, and I also mounted the gas tank (didn't get a pic of the gas tank mounts tonight).

I used a seat cushion for...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-24-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Mrturbo458
I used the stock predator flange, ported out and...

I used the stock predator flange, ported out and a section of 1" conduit, works well, but the zinc burning off is not good to inhale. You can soak the conduit in vinegar and it will remove the zinc,...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-22-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Haha yeah, it'll be fine! Backing up after a...

Haha yeah, it'll be fine! Backing up after a burnout will be easier.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-20-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Got the exhaust built, I understand that smooth...

Got the exhaust built, I understand that smooth bends are ideal, but I kinda like the sharp angles, and I doubt it will hinder flow at all. Just need to weld up a mount for it next.

Slowly, but...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-19-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
More progress! Soldered up some LEDs for the...

More progress! Soldered up some LEDs for the neutral light (green), and reverse indicator light (red) and of course I had to troubleshoot the reverse light wiring. :yawn: But the LEDs are installed...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-18-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
Progress update! I am pretty close to testing the...

Progress update! I am pretty close to testing the bike! Gas tank mounting, seat, exhaust, and a few odds and ends and the bike will squeak by for the build off rules of being "complete" and it will...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-13-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,348
Posted By Mrturbo458
So the final time crunch for the build off is on!...

So the final time crunch for the build off is on!
Lots of parts are on order, and I'm going to get this thing running/driving/stopping! Might not be all pretty, but it will be functional.

Got...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-12-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Mrturbo458
That's pretty sweet! Yeah I was thinking more 40T...

That's pretty sweet! Yeah I was thinking more 40T but I am not sure of the direction this bike will take yet. For a little 212 this thing rocks!
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-11-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Mrturbo458
Installed the 53T rear sprocket, and it has much...

Installed the 53T rear sprocket, and it has much less wheelie power. Yes, it still needs wheelie bars, but with careful throttle control it can be driven around without madness ensuing. I really...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-11-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Mrturbo458
Did you rev the bike up with the rear tire of the...

Did you rev the bike up with the rear tire of the ground and stop it abruptly? I did that and the outer front pulley cover bent, causing it to not want to idle. I just bent it back into shape with a...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By Mrturbo458
Well, I finally got around to getting a split...

Well, I finally got around to getting a split sprocket setup. Yeah it's #35 chain, but it'll be fine for now. Ordered a GPS split sprocket adapter and a 53 tooth and a 60 tooth rear sprocket. That...
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