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Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-09-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By vpd66
Your 100% correct! Every time they make a rule on...

Your 100% correct! Every time they make a rule on something to try to slow them down or lower the cost it ends up backfiring and the racers spend more time and money to beat the rules. Years ago they...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-09-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
Exactly, that is why I want a flow bench that...

Exactly, that is why I want a flow bench that will flow almost anything that could come through the door. The classes of Stock cars that these guys race have such tight engine rules that if your not...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-08-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
Keep us posted on how it works. At your small...

Keep us posted on how it works. At your small amount of CFMs you will be testing at it just might work. I have different applications then you and need a large flow bench that can flow 600 CFM with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
It sounds like a good plan. Let us know how it...

It sounds like a good plan. Let us know how it works. I have the PTS plans and i have a lot of the parts gathered to build it. I researched the simple flow benches but there seem to be accuracy and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-06-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
Care to share a little on on the flow bench your...

Care to share a little on on the flow bench your building? What style? Did you use plans? How much is the flow bench costing you to build?

I have plans to build my own (been dragging *** on it...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-26-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By vpd66
I guess the bottom line is all your flow testing...

I guess the bottom line is all your flow testing and time spent will be wasted if you don't get the seats concentric. Even with the correct tools its easy to screw them up. Just like you can buy all...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-25-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By vpd66
He is working with the flow of the ports and...

He is working with the flow of the ports and valves and wants to cut multi angle valve seats. Lapping valve is a good way to get valves to seal. I lap all mine after I cut the seats.
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-24-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By vpd66
The stones are the cheap part. I think the last...

The stones are the cheap part. I think the last time I bought some (about 3 years ago) they were $8.00 to $15.00 range. Make sure all the pieces are there. It should come with a stone dresser and you...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-24-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By vpd66
I don't know your location but any automotive...

I don't know your location but any automotive machine shop could cut the seats for you and I doubt they would charge that much for 2 seats. Also look around your area for any go kart racing engine...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-23-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By vpd66
I've never used or seen those style cutters. They...

I've never used or seen those style cutters. They look like import copies of Neway style cutters. They don't look like there made to very tight tolerances. I own Neway cutters and I also have the...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-22-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By vpd66
Do you have a picture of the seat cutters you...

Do you have a picture of the seat cutters you have???
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-20-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By vpd66
I believe Monster Moto did this for 2 reasons....

I believe Monster Moto did this for 2 reasons. First they wouldn't sell a mini bike that would flip over on take off, so they used a 5:1 gear ratio to keep the front end down on take off. Then I'm...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-04-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By vpd66
What O2 sensor gauge are you using?? I can see...

What O2 sensor gauge are you using?? I can see its an Innovate but what model is it?

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Also raise the clip on...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-02-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
You are correct about it attracting water. You...

You are correct about it attracting water. You can buy a simple tester and will tell you the Ethanol content. A simple drain plug on your fuel tank is all that is needed to drain the fuel when you...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-01-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
Don't confuse E85 with methanol alcohol. It is...

Don't confuse E85 with methanol alcohol. It is Ethanol and is less corrosive. In fact Ethanol is the type of alcohol that is in alcoholic beverages. I once read an article that said they would never...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-30-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
A girdle across the stop of the head will hold it...

A girdle across the stop of the head will hold it on. In case you don't know what a girdle is, it is basically a strap that holds the head down. Treaded rod would attach to the block and hold the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-29-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,676
Posted By vpd66
I don't know if you have ever read or seen this...

I don't know if you have ever read or seen this book but it is exactly about what your trying to do. It covers how to modify, model, and test port modifications and it is very budget minded. You are...
Forum: More Builds 05-26-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By vpd66
True! I got one in trade years ago that had a...

True! I got one in trade years ago that had a tapered output shaft. The guy I got it from said it came off a welder/generator. I did some research and found that Lincoln welders used that engine and...
Forum: More Builds 05-26-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By vpd66
The points are camshaft driven and mounted on the...

The points are camshaft driven and mounted on the side of the engine block. Look around on the carburetor side of the engine. There should be an aluminum rectangle cover over them. Also it should...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-20-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By vpd66
In my opinion your way over horsepower on what a...

In my opinion your way over horsepower on what a 700 trans can take. These were used in snowblowers and rear engine mowers that mostly had 8hp engines and less. Plus the applications I've seen it...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,599
Posted By vpd66
They look good! Did you do any riding with them...

They look good! Did you do any riding with them yet? Any clearance problems?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-11-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,599
Posted By vpd66
Please post how they work when you get them...

Please post how they work when you get them mounted.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-11-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,599
Posted By vpd66
My MB212 is stock with the exception of the...

My MB212 is stock with the exception of the clutch ring removed. I have the same problem with the rear tire sliding out when ever I hit a mud hole, soft spot, or loose soil. I believe the problem is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-10-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,599
Posted By vpd66
My Monster Moto MB212 mini bike came with the...

My Monster Moto MB212 mini bike came with the same spacer installed in the drive clutch. Removing it got me an extra 5mph on the top end.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-06-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,599
Posted By vpd66
I'm sure the aftermarket world has tested these...

I'm sure the aftermarket world has tested these to certain horsepower levels and doesn't need to underestimate there horse power ratings. I still can't believe they would sell this Juggernaut clutch...
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