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    Texas Two Step Taco

    Wow!
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    Texas Two Step Taco

    Teazer, I like your thinking. You are off by one decimal point. 0.65 pounds of gasoline per horsepower hour is reasonable. 6.5 pounds of gasoline is not. It is about 1 US gallon of gasoline. You would think you were leaking gasoline out of every orifice if that were your brake specific fuel...
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    Texas Two Step Taco

    I thought 960 ml/min a very large flow rate. As a contrast, using gasoline of average density, 0.74 grams per milliliter in a 4 stroke engine of average efficiency where the engine used 0.5 lbs of petrol/horsepower/hour: 0.5 pounds/hp hr x454 grams/pound x ml/0.74 grams x hour/60 min x 60...
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    1981 GS450T street tracker, uk.

    looking good. I would love to see you make a fairing, though maybe not for your street tracker.
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    Anyone else watching Paul Brodie build his Aermacchi race bike?

    Thanks for the tip. I read his blog about historic racing his Aermacchi. Completely envious, and at the same time glad I was not driving several tankfuls to enjoy my hobby. I would love to see to see someone make an Aermacchi V twin, just like a Ducati, but OHV. What should have happened, if...
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    1981 GS450T street tracker, uk.

    I am enjoying your choice of motorcycle and your rapid progress. Also, the carbon fiber fenders are very nice. So many folks eschew fenders which I think is wildly shortsighted. How much time went into your fenders? My theory on fender construction is that the deeper the fender, the stronger...
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