newbie pictures - Page 2 - SuperHawk Forum


Members Rides Show off your SuperHawk!

Like Tree42Likes
Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-07-2017, 06:49 AM   #31
Senior Member
MotoGP
 
smokinjoe73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NYC
Posts: 4,591
smokinjoe73 is on a distinguished road
Wow nice swingarm........

Are the engine mods for listed above?
smokinjoe73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2017, 03:05 PM   #32
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
ok long story short, the swing arm outa the race bike i bought is going into the yellow bike...

the blue spondon needed the mori engine to make it go the way it looks.so



more pulling apart



then another bit

fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2017, 03:07 PM   #33
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
and yet more ripping bits of.




until i ended up with a broken bike in a million bits




spondons finest

fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2017, 03:17 PM   #34
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
so the engines out after much cursing and cut fingers..



the engine in the background is the mori one.. high comp pistons, heads flowed. mori high lift cams, flywheel, all that makes a stage two race engine..







took a whole day just making sure everything went ok and not rushed..

the following day with help form another vtr nut we gets it all back together




two solid days hard graft and at last i can now say. yeah its a real spondon moriwaki. iv waited many years to say that..

completed the bike by also swappig over all it carbs and airbox and stacks etc,

we have all heard about what mori engines are like?

its not true.. i got a run out tonight and i can assure tou its much more than i could have expected lol.. a stage 2 on the road? no need for it as its fecking mental. its picks up at 3 k and revs that hard you would think you were on a 2 stoke.. im over the moon..







it now bares no relation to the way a vtr engine sounds,feels or revs like....

elvis has now left the building..on a mori...
fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2017, 03:21 PM   #35
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
and it was all because i wanted one of these..

fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2017, 05:01 PM   #36
Senior Member
MotoGP
 
smokinjoe73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NYC
Posts: 4,591
smokinjoe73 is on a distinguished road
So is it safe to say you are not just 1 guy with some tools doing this work? It seems like way too fast of progress for that to be true. At least the way I do motor swaps in my tiny garage.

Very awesome work though. Where are you again? Blimeyland? New Zealand?
smokinjoe73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2017, 11:06 PM   #37
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
yeah its just me. i got a mate to help me with the lift back into the frame..... im in sunny Northern Ireland.........

i lurve the way this thing goes lol.
fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2017, 12:55 PM   #38
Junior Member
Squid
 
eatpasta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 10
eatpasta is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by fabiostar View Post


Holy crap. That thing is cool!

I'll bet the rozzers see you coming and if they don't they probably HEAR you comin....

fabiostar likes this.
eatpasta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2017, 10:23 AM   #39
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
you do get some strange looks from them lol....
fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2017, 12:41 AM   #40
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
well all change again... long story but the rear dymag broke its sprocket carrier so im keeping the dymags in a safe place.. so the spondon swingarm had to be changed for the braced one i got with the race bike.. it took 4 days,an angle grinder and a LOT of wrecked nerves but its out and undamaged and i can now take my tame getting bushes sorted for it.


so for the time being im using the braced arm instead which i kinda like the look of anyhow.












thats it done for now and i wana get out and enjoy the dam thing.
kenmoore likes this.
fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2017, 01:16 AM   #41
Senior Member
SuperBike
 
kenmoore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: New South Wales Australia
Posts: 1,390
kenmoore is on a distinguished road
At least you will be back on the road soon!

Good news about the spondon swinger !
fabiostar likes this.
kenmoore is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2017, 06:53 AM   #42
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
yeah it would have broke my heart to damage that spondon swinger but alls good..
fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 02:27 PM   #43
Member
Squid
Thread Starter
 
fabiostar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 72
fabiostar is on a distinguished road
well took the big girl out a run with a fellow stormer.. braced swingarm and Roger Ditchfield forks that i got with the race bike...shorter wheelbase is proving fun...

a wee picture taken on the film set of Game of Thrones which is about 40 miles from my house..




Wicky likes this.
fabiostar is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A few pictures from Stateline Supermoto '07 marmaladedad Everything Else 1 04-15-2007 07:55 PM
Promised pictures of crash 12/10 superhawk22 General Discussion 39 01-19-2007 07:52 PM
The Greep's Changes since last pictures thegreep General Discussion 20 03-27-2006 12:42 PM
Pictures...pipes, pipes, & more pipes !!! CNI Dawg General Discussion 4 11-03-2005 09:12 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:37 PM.