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Title: Motorcycle tech question.
Post by: F-Head on July 17, 2017, 04:20:14 PM
Two tech questions from a newbie please.

I plan to build a motorcycle in the pushrod engine class; M-PG or A-PG.

1. Can I use aftermarket or modified cases, cylinders and heads?
2. Can I alter the bore and stroke provided I stay within the class capacity limit?

Or would these changes require entry into the 'Modified' engine class A.
I know vintage pre 56 entries must use the original (or close) parts but am unclear about 56 on.
I've searched through the book but can't find the answer.

Thanks for any help, Ian 


Title: Re: Motorcycle tech question.
Post by: Stainless1 on July 17, 2017, 06:49:26 PM
SCTA event or BMST?


Title: Re: Motorcycle tech question.
Post by: F-Head on July 17, 2017, 11:59:53 PM
BMST but from reading both their rule books I thought the specs were the same?
All help appreciated, thanks. Ian


Title: Re: Motorcycle tech question.
Post by: Frenchinjection on July 18, 2017, 06:30:22 AM
F-Head, our bike is APS-PBF 750.  It has billet head, rods, crank, block, gearbox, and cases.  It's still a pushrod.


Title: Re: Motorcycle tech question.
Post by: F-Head on July 18, 2017, 06:58:39 AM
Thanks Frenchinjection.

Did you seek clarification or just go with the rule book?
And did you change the bore or stroke, or stay with standard?

Thanks, Ian


Title: Re: Motorcycle tech question.
Post by: comet on October 25, 2017, 01:57:38 AM
How did you get on Ian?
I always assumed (dangerous thing to do) that the heads had to be as standard from the factory so I am curious to know the answer on this.

cheers
John