Thursday, March 29, 2012

A.A.T.V. is Serviced

Picked up the "Acute Accelerator Transport Vehicle" from the extensive Service @ ABM, new head gaskets, studs replaced and heads milled, ABM is the "best damn garage" in this town. the 6,5 T.D. purrs again.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Early Spring

12 - 13 May is the date for Test &Tune at Kjula Dragway, and spring is here, feels like a month earlier than last year. My racing friends doing more extensive changes are feeling stressed... I´m servicing the street bike and in my tiny shop it´s hard to find space. Just waiting for some piston blanks from Ross, but I can put the lower end back in, so I´ll probably do what I can this upcoming weekend. It´s getting a short springer, 21" fr.wheel, new handle bars texas style and maybee a sexier hand shifter, and that´s about it. The really good news is that I have signed with my first serious sponsor for the racing operation.  B.N.Skorstensfolket are the ones making sure old chimneys are sealed up and leak free with a unique sealing method, I´m happy they volunteered to the good cause.
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Sunday, March 4, 2012

Looking for Air..

At the end of my Zone week, been busy doing stuff that requires some focus, hence long nights alone. It´s been a while since a was in the "zone". had a one day visit to CHP (Calas High Performance) basically replacing bushings and straighten rods for the street motor,  but also to pick up inspiration. Servicing both the Street 96 " and "Mom". The Gearbox was ok, leakdown ok,  finished a sketch drawing for new pistons to the street motor which I mailed of to Ross Racing Pistons. Last season last race I logged low AFR at high speed, so I need to figure that somehow, so being low budget and not able to afford dyno time this year I have to work with what´s on the shelf. The other thing is that Dynos´doesnt simulate speed condition very well... The change we made before the last runs was that we did not port out the exhaust valve seats and I came out with a 10.16 run,  which is p.b. but with less top speed. So I had a pair of huge Velocity stacks laying around, and last night I milled out a raceworthy clamp. This is going to be interesting.

Reception

Reception
I.m a gasoline molecule on my way to work....

Mystery Oil.........

Mystery Oil.........
Just a spoonful to the assembly lube.

Remote Starter

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