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    Hi all , I made myself some cage risers today


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    Very nice. Machine made or hand crafted?

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    I made them on a manual lathe, next project will be rear wing retainers and some Hub extenders

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    Well done fella, if you got any questions about the extenders give us a shout,

    I got a few drawings knocked up aswell if you need any figures??

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    Quote Originally Posted by dogpi55 View Post
    Well done fella, if you got any questions about the extenders give us a shout,

    I got a few drawings knocked up aswell if you need any figures??

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    Thanks mate, I maybe in touch I'm picking up another lathe tomorrow ,a bit bigger than the one I have now and it has got screw cutting facilities Too

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    Quote Originally Posted by rs fruitbat View Post
    Thanks mate, I maybe in touch I'm picking up another lathe tomorrow ,a bit bigger than the one I have now and it has got screw cutting facilities Too
    Cool post a piccy when you get it! you'll be making all sorts in no time
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    Quote Originally Posted by dogpi55 View Post
    Cool post a piccy when you get it! you'll be making all sorts in no time
    Will do when I get a chance ,it's nothing special just a small warco lathe, I haven't got room for what I really want

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    Better than nothing! Which is what I have this baja business is costing my work a fortune
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    I've made Myself a piston stop ,I've some material left over if any of you would like one made


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    Today I made myself a flywheel puller ,the reason being that I wanted to lighten my flywheel

    Flywheel puller




    And here's my lightened flywheel










    If any of you would like your flywheel lightened get in touch

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    nice good skills on that !! i like to see things like that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fonzie View Post
    nice good skills on that !! i like to see things like that
    Thanks it's amazing how much of a difference lightening the flywheel has made ,it's so much more responsive lower down the rev range ,very ' punchy ' powering out of corners

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    Nice parts mate, it's cool to be able to tinker away and make your own stuff

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    Lightened clutch and layshaft next then
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    Nice work there well done RS Fruitbat

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    will buy a flywheel puller off you please,if you can make another,god i wish i could do stuff like that very clever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rs fruitbat View Post
    I've made Myself a piston stop ,I've some material left over if any of you would like one made

    Very well made buddy, a friend of mine(gaz2012) on forum made me a stopper & puller, not as well made as yours, stopper made out of used spark plug. both do the job fine.

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    Very nice mate, I love seeing people tinkering like this!

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    Thanks for the replies

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    Here's a small vid of me skimming a flywheel ,click the link below


    http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l3...h/0cd88e9c.mp4

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