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    Floods in VIC - everyone ok?

    It's all ok .. summer will be here in 15 days and this will all magically go away
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    Floods in VIC - everyone ok?

    Bright is a ready for paddle bikes
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    This one had a remote oil pump so a pistol drill on the pulley sorted that out.. but it was also primed first. Stock one, I pulled down 3 times thinking I'd done something wrong before I got pressure..
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    I've built a Holden red motor this way.. 1200 grit the block and head. Copper head gasket.. Torque the head with 1/2" drive rattle gun and 5 ugga duggas on each bolt and push 25 boooosts into it . 20000 k of abuse and only the rocker cover leaked oil which they do at the best of times.. Edit...
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    Victoria here :)
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    Turbo, well It makes under the power requirements for engine mods for an engineers cert in a special way, when I want it to. Filter out the side is not a problem. Everything is within the mirrors .. Bikes can be lower to the ground than a car, ADR requirements are that no part of the bike can...
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    Sorry I don't understand the question... Why for you think this can't be registered? Because turbo?? Serious question... As I have complied to all the rules.. 100% will pass a roady any day of the week.. I have made sure of it. Insurance, well they have a list of every single part and mod and...
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    Bike is on its wheels for the first time since March or April.. can't remember.. and it make brum brum pssstttt pssstttt sounds too .. Modified cam journals to hold the roof on the motor. They are renowned for breaking, 3 failed and let the oil out the top.. Only 33 years old with 7 years of...
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    Project Car / Motorbike thread. Let's see 'em.

    If going to an EV conversion, do you need an engineers cert? Brake and suspension upgrade? Safety systems check? I'm sure that they wouldn't pass ADR compliance being so much heavier than STD.
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