Gold Coast, Queensland
A few parts arrived yesterday such as the air filter for the carb and the new jets. It only just fits behind the frame. The filter needs to be mounted to the carb before the carb is mounted to the engine.
How did it do with the 40T? Did it cruise decent at 100-120kph?The seat fits close as the rear of the frame had been cut off before I bought the bike. I had a new section of frame added then had a seat made to suite.
Going to have to do it again but this time the frame will be made to match the seat.
The new rear sprocket arrived yesterday and I did a quick overlay picture to show the difference. Need to order some new chain now to suit.
Getting closer to the strip down so that I can sort the frame out and start painting.
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The stock read is a 46t. So mid point between these two. The black one is the 40t I out on originally to try and get a better top speed.
The new silver one is a 51t which should see the bike top out at 110kph but have globs of torque in every gear.
That's pretty darned good. Here in Salem, with the Traffic Clowns moving in by the busloads, one can rarely see 110kph, so I was considering uping the counter-shaft sprocket from 16T to 17T for reduced rpm at cruise. That's less aggressive than the 16T/40T combo, so that's encouraging. (I'm one of those people that doesn't like to run out of top-gear, looking for sixth!)From what I remember it was fine up to 120. Struggled a bit after that but would get to 130. Keep in mind I am 6'1 and 110kg so the little 250 isn't built with me in mind.
It should definitely ZIP!I don't plan to go much over 90kph on this thing. It will be a daily run about to get me to work and back as well as a bit of fun with the sprocket combo.
Most of the good riding roads near me are in the mountains so you can only really get up to 80kph.