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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Nater_Potater » Tue Sep 29, 2015 12:36 pm

pete.v wrote:What about the horn? I did not see a horn on the list. Are you going to have a horn? If so, what kind of horn? Do you have one already? What about a relay? A lot of people are using relays with horn. I like relays, and horns of course. Have you started assembly without the horn and do you now have to start over?
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Still waiting. Y'know, if you put anything else onto the frame, you won't be able to get the horn in. I didn't put relays on mine. I put relays on the headlight. I like bacon.

Seriously, keep adding pictures as you go along. I love the eye candy!

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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby jug » Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:07 am

What carbs/carb you gunna be running on this baby? NICE
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fullauto » Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:46 am

Back on with the 34 Mikuni while running in and then I'm leaning towards Keihin CR 33s.
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby jug » Thu Oct 01, 2015 4:40 pm

Yeah Ken, I got a set of Jim's in a box ready to bolt to your head :) BTW will call Ben in an hour or two (give him time to got out of bed) I think you guys are 3 hours behind us in the better states?? :D
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fullauto » Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:03 am

Darkness comes sooner in the backward states............
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby jug » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:28 pm

Hi Ken, you put any thought into doing engine cases?
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fast Eddie » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:42 pm

jug wrote:Hi Ken, you put any thought into doing engine cases?
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Why do what's already done?
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby jug » Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:10 am

Fast Eddie wrote:
jug wrote:Hi Ken, you put any thought into doing engine cases?
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Why do what's already done?

Who else beside Steve Maney are doing top quality cases?
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fast Eddie » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:15 am

jug wrote:
Fast Eddie wrote:
jug wrote:Hi Ken, you put any thought into doing engine cases?
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Why do what's already done?

Who else beside Steve Maney are doing top quality cases?
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Who else needs to to them? How big is the market for them vs how much effort is required to tool up for them?

I'm not being persnickety here, the point is that Steve does do super strong ones... as does some outfit in NZ, who do jewel like machined from billet ones... Andover Norton do new (claimed stronger) standard ones, and good second hand ones are plentiful and readily available.

So its a very different situation to heads (and the future alloy barrels) where no-one else was doing them, and Ken identified, and filled, a niche demand with a great product.

All only IMHO of course...
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Madnorton » Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:05 am

Nearly all alloy items these days will be stronger, the alloys and treatments are far better than days of old. The Fullauto head is very nice, the Steve Maney items are lovely and light, but the cost, price, longevity equation comes into play for everyday users who want it for the road.

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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fullauto » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:36 am

Yep. Basically I want to fill gaps in the offerings that aren't made. I don't want to tread on anybody else's toes. I know other people do alloy cylinders but mine will look standard. I have a set of Steve Maney's barrels on my Norton.
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fast Eddie » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:59 am

Fullauto wrote:Yep. Basically I want to fill gaps in the offerings that aren't made. I don't want to tread on anybody else's toes. I know other people do alloy cylinders but mine will look standard. I have a set of Steve Maney's barrels on my Norton.


Ken, since Quaife stopped doing one, it seems to me there is a gap in the market for stronger gearbox shells...
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Kvinnhering » Sat Oct 03, 2015 8:44 am

en, since Quaife stopped doing one, it seems to me there is a gap in the market for stronger gearbox shells...

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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Fullauto » Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:36 pm

I have a plan about what I want to manufacture. All I need is money!
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Re: Fullauto's 850 rebuild

Postby Madnorton » Sun Oct 04, 2015 12:18 pm

Quaife are still advertising strengthened gearbox shells in magnesium.

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