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Offline maj

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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #90 on: February 03, 2015, 02:54:35 PM »
where were you looking when you thought of that ??

Great idea

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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #91 on: February 03, 2015, 10:30:09 PM »

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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #92 on: February 04, 2015, 12:00:02 AM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catenary :wink:

Very interesting. How the heck did you know the word Catenary?  :? :-o :-D


Roughed in another nose rib then threw on a rough windshield shape just  for planning. I knew I'd have to "wing it" a little here but it's going to work out fine. I'll cut out a better version and use it to make a final rib that will set the shape of the top of the windscreen. I'll use 1/16" Lexan for the final windscreen.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2015, 12:08:36 AM by sofadriver »
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #93 on: February 04, 2015, 12:07:36 AM »
where were you looking when you thought of that ?? 

Knowing me, I probably accidentally noticed a long strand of pearls hanging between two of my favorite things!  :cheers:

Here's another shot of the windscreen and one of the thigh rests. My kneecap is about where that line is by the axle. Once I'm on it, it's actually very comfortable. I'll have to be careful not to fall asleep.  :-D
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #94 on: February 04, 2015, 07:43:05 PM »
Mike, is your bike's snout short enough to comply with the regs?  There are limits on how long it can be in many rulebooks.

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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #95 on: February 04, 2015, 09:03:34 PM »
Yep,  a full inch.  I have to keep checking with my framing square because it looks so close.
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #96 on: February 04, 2015, 10:05:59 PM »
Mike, you're putting in a lot of work there.

It looks good. :cheers:

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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #97 on: February 04, 2015, 10:24:34 PM »
my college room mate was an architect student & I was a engineering student until I got to integral calculus  :-D

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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #98 on: February 05, 2015, 11:44:44 PM »
Got the final windscreen shape done today. The silver surround shows the bed that the Lexan will sit on. The black is the view area.
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #99 on: February 05, 2015, 11:49:04 PM »
(I almost have to laugh when I see this  :-D)

How to adapt the reed cage from a Honda CR125R onto a Kawasaki KX100 motor.
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #100 on: February 06, 2015, 05:26:23 AM »
Yikes!

My hat is off to Dr. Frankenweldenstein!

 :cheers:
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #101 on: February 07, 2015, 10:58:56 AM »
That's a LOT of ADAPTION :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #102 on: February 08, 2015, 01:53:50 AM »
Got the lower-mid body shape cut, mounted and "mated" to the upper shape (whew!). I cut and mounted one of the two middle side panels (the only two flat panels on the bike). Note that the body runs all the way up to just behind the forks and the belly will end at a vertical line just behind the front axle. Since the front fender can be an inch wider than the forks (each side) I can make it so it actually overlaps the front lower fairing. The air should have smooth going as it passes from the fender to the lower fairing. That's the theory anyhow.

Tomorrow, I'll be using the "Catenary ball chain technique" (thank you, Roy  :-D) to determine the belly shape.

I really enjoy doing this. I call myself an "advanced tinkerer" so this kind of stuff is right up my alley.  :cheers:
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #103 on: February 08, 2015, 01:54:56 AM »
first lower-mid side panel.........
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Re: 2nd 100cc APS build
« Reply #104 on: February 08, 2015, 02:03:00 AM »
I've finally made a final decision about the paint.  :-D :-D :-D
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