Diesel Single Bobber Build

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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by DieselFly » Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:41 pm

Lots of beer helps :mrgreen:
Rhynri wrote:
coachgeo wrote:
DieselFly wrote:.... Looking at your pictures you may want to install you driven clutch first as your drain tube looks like it will hit where your turbo is mounted....
Assume you mean Drive clutch or Primary Clutch. The terms are confusing. Driven is the Secondary clutch. as in it is "driven" by the primary/drive clutch that is spun via the crank
That's what happens when you let an engineer name something. :P

I tease, of course. Yes the terms are very confusing.
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by dieselbikin » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:10 am

Here's the bike mentioned previously:
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by radicalnegative1 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:24 am

Latest development:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fwfe4LhJDqY


Does everything look ok?

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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by DieselFly » Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:39 pm

Looks good so far. Its amazing how much these little turbos whip up the oil. If you can use a piece of copper tube or something like it on your turbo return it will help dump some heat out of the return oil
radicalnegative1 wrote:Latest development:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fwfe4LhJDqY


Does everything look ok?
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by radicalnegative1 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:24 am

Once I get a driver/driven combo I'll cobble up a more permanent oil return line.

I also did the PCV valve modification described by some guy on YouTube. Pretty straightforward, actually. Everything came out great.

Next is the plenum chamber.

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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by 07gtimyfast » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:06 am

updates!?! Spring semester is almost over!

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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by radicalnegative1 » Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:38 pm

Right.

So the bike has been home in Ohio for all this time, and, unfortunately, I go to school in Alabama. So I haven't been able to work on it except for over breaks.

The good news is that this week is exam week. So after this week, I'll be heading home and get this thing finished.

I'll kick it into gear once I get back. I'll have a full-time job/internship thing, but since I'm living at home, I should have plenty of time to work on it.

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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by radicalnegative1 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:01 am

Here we go - some updates finally.

I can't weld well. I'm working on it, but I don't trust my 'skills' at all. So I've been saving up money and went with a custom frame builder, Cycle One Manufacturing, to build me a frame.
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by coachgeo » Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:29 am

So is that big yellow rimed wheel sitting in front of the bike going to be the back or front tire :?: :mrgreen:

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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by henneberg » Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:23 am

Hi, looks nice so far, keep on realizing your ideas :)
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by radicalnegative1 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:25 pm

Just a shot of a rideable mockup I did over thanksgiving. So much more work needs to be done, but progress is being made.
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by radicalnegative1 » Thu May 15, 2014 2:11 am

More progress!
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Re: Diesel Single Bobber Build

Post by Adam.Perrault » Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:53 am

Any updates?

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