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Author Topic: New build, new to LSR, APS/G 1350cc  (Read 2744 times)
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« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2017, 07:11:09 PM »

APS/G 1350
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« Reply #31 on: December 30, 2017, 12:01:59 AM »

Well the bodywork has not come yet, but the ceramic bearings did and I picked up a Buell Blast for my daughter to run in P/PP 500
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« Reply #32 on: December 30, 2017, 12:10:16 AM »

Those look like steel Carillo rods?
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« Reply #33 on: December 31, 2017, 03:02:38 PM »

You're right they do. I hope they are someone else's. I'll check
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« Reply #34 on: December 31, 2017, 04:47:32 PM »

If you look close they are H Beam Ti rods it's hard to tell from the pic
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« Reply #35 on: December 31, 2017, 04:56:46 PM »

Those look like steel Carillo rods?

They are Crower H beam Titanium rods !!! not Carrillo, not Wossners !!!!
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« Reply #36 on: December 31, 2017, 05:14:01 PM »


1) Why ti rods and billet crank on a 1350 Busa class motor?

2) you do know that the Airtech "B" is designed to work with a Gen 1 and not a Gen 2?
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For one reason.. it has better oiling with the straight shot oiling system and the crankshaft is not cross drilled like factory OEM cranks!!
Another is with Titanium rods you have less reciprocating weight which is ideal when your humming at redline at 12,000 RPM for 90 seconds and it provides less stress on the big end.

Another reason is.. because John can!!! its in his budget!!!!


He also wanted the same Bullet Proof parts that were used on our N/A Equipped record holding motors that went 254MPH At Bonneville, 239MPH at the 1.5 and 234MPH at the 1.0 and lastly the 217MPH 1.0 mile and 220MPH  1.5 mile  Production bike !!! shocked grin  All that still stand!!!  Oh and the 296 MPH 1 mile and 311 MPH Blown engine I built.

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« Reply #37 on: December 31, 2017, 09:29:46 PM »

Steve,

With all due respect, look at how these post/questions took place and under what conditions. 

A relatively new guy shows up and says he wants to run a 1350 class Busa motor with the Airtech "B".  Makes a statement that the engine is going to be built on the east coast with Ti Rods and a billet 65 mm crank, without the name of the builder until a few post later. 

We both have seen waaaay too many folks throw their money away on "wanabee engine builders" not to ask a few questions...
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« Reply #38 on: January 01, 2018, 12:11:30 AM »

Steve,

With all due respect, look at how these post/questions took place and under what conditions. 

A relatively new guy shows up and says he wants to run a 1350 class Busa motor with the Airtech "B".  Makes a statement that the engine is going to be built on the east coast with Ti Rods and a billet 65 mm crank, without the name of the builder until a few post later. 

We both have seen waaaay too many folks throw their money away on "wanabee engine builders" not to ask a few questions...

Understood!! Someone did say they look like steel carrillos after my name was mentioned. So I just wanted to set them straight. Obviously they never used Crower H beam Ti!! Look for our team to try to set the Naked N/A record this yr with a new 1700cc combination. 220 is our lucky number!! Good luck ro everyone this yr and Happy New Years!!!
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