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    ESE's works engine tuner

    Thread Starter: TZ350

    . This is Thomas a Vietnamese race mechanic, you know that place where they have all those hot 50's and 125's are big bikes. Thomas, ESE's Race Team's Tuner is fettling number 9. adjusting the port timing for Taupo. Its hard to see but he has taped a degree wheel to the magneto flywheel...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 15:46 Go to last post

    South Auckland Thursday Night Ride

    Thread Starter: The_Dover

    Alright then you homo's in order to save a 100km round trip to the Albany Pub and avoid the attention of the filth I'm organising a South Auckland Thursday Night Ride. Organising being a loose description. I have a route in mind, sadly I don't know where the pubs are around south yet but I will...

    Last Post By: leathel Today, 08:11 Go to last post
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    The Bucket Foundry

    Thread Starter: Yow Ling

    The foundry or metal casting stuff thats been going on the the ESE thread really inspired me to get on with having a go at this stuff. If you can cast metal theres really not much you cant do. I dont think its going to be easy, most of it has been a bit of 2 steps forward 1 step back so far. Im...

    Last Post By: husaberg Today, 14:26 Go to last post

    Tag o rama!

    Thread Starter: Owl

    Rules are easy...and borrowed from Waikato! #1 - Find the tag and reproduce the photo (as best as possible). The first person to post a found tag gets to place the next tag. If you get a tag, but somebody else posts their picture first, you lose. #2 - Take the tag to a new location (location...

    Last Post By: biggo Today, 13:05 Go to last post

    Classics on Trade Me

    Thread Starter: Voltaire

    30's meets modern BMW http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=950908075 Nice Monza http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=948469965

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 11:24 Go to last post

    The Sensible Twin

    Thread Starter: Grumph

    Subtitle should probably be "The bucket hacksaw"... My version of what Speedpro has done - but unsupercharged... Currently on final assembly. As Speedpro's version, the RHS of an FZR250 four - but this one is resleeved and bored to 53mm to use GSXR400 pistons. Which coincidentally use the...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 07:36 Go to last post

    Yamaha XV500 project- piston ring question

    Thread Starter: arpa

    Hi All, I drifting further and further in my recently obtained Yamaha, as it has more issues than I expected. Engine apart, replacement crankshaft and con rods on the way from Ebay, also crankshaft bearings as well.. as is usual, I started to think about replacing all parts which is accessible now,...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 16:58 Go to last post

    old progams

    Thread Starter: jellywrestler

    hi folks, i'm looking at doing a book on circuits through time in new zealand and keen to acknowledge bucket racings contribution to motorcycle racing. I'm covering fixed circuits like manfeild and the cemetery circuit not open carparks or areas that were set out with cones so keen to see if any...

    Last Post By: husaberg Today, 18:29 Go to last post

    Km 450 exc road legal.

    Thread Starter: Redline_930

    Recently bought a 2007 Ktm 450 exc. Came with a box of stuff to make it road legal. Want to register the bike so it doesn't have to be trailered everywhere. Mate who works at Vtnz says he doenst think it can be. Anyone on here registered one. Exc's are road legal models and some on trade me are...

    Last Post By: rok-the-boat Today, 10:09 Go to last post

    White specs on inlet valves?

    Thread Starter: nzspokes

    Pulled the head on my 650 BMW as its been blowing water out and compression was down to 100psi. Noticed the valves have white specs on them but not exhaust, is the remaining coolent?

    Last Post By: nzspokes Today, 17:32 Go to last post