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Discussion in 'XJ Modifications' started by Jackohelp, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. hogfiddles

    hogfiddles XJ-Wizard, Host-Central NY Carb Clinic Moderator Premium Member

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    And that's coming from a Canadian!!!!
     
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    cgutz Well-Known Member

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    I live in least regulated state in the USA...we don't even have vehicle inspections...o_O
     
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    a100man Well-Known Member

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    Kids stuff. look what this Brit built in his shed - seriously..

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    TheCrazyGnat Well-Known Member

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    Pfft, only 10 cylinders? Try this on for size:[​IMG]
     
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    chacal Moderator Moderator Supporting Vendor Premium Member

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    I bet he's got a very nice shed, too.
     
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    a100man Well-Known Member

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    A bit ungainly I would say. If you want a 12 potter try Allen's KZ2300

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    mlew Well-Known Member

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    Allen Millyard builds some awesome and crazy motorcycles
     
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    MattiThundrrr Not a guru

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    Ugh. Sometimes, less is more.
    (Referring to the star spangled monstrosity... the Trump of motorcycles?)
     
  9. TheCrazyGnat

    TheCrazyGnat Well-Known Member

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    Alright, one more, only because I think it leaves little to the imagination as to what building large bikes like this is all about.

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    I don't think there are too many 12 cylinder bikes that could be considered "gainly", but that KZ is about as close as it comes, I'd imagine.
     
  10. k-moe

    k-moe Pie, Bacon, Burbon. Moderator Premium Member

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    He does. And the free time to build so many interesting machines, including a HUGE V-twin based on radial aircraft cylinders.

     
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    JPaganel Active Member

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    FJ1200, which is basically the son of XJ, with a very similar engine, used different carburetor boots/holders when sold in Germany in order to clear their HP regulations in some way. They have a smaller internal diameter, and with all other things being equal lower the output of the engine.

    If you really wanted to use an XJ as a low-power bike the way to go would be restrictor plates fit between carbs and engine.
     
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    Toomanybikes Well-Known Member

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    I'm suggesting a small piece of pvc that would fit inside the spring and not touch the diaphragm
     
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    Ok Back on topic. Get an XJ600 Diversion (seca2) and fit these.. much better option all round.
     
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    Yes there is, just Google alpha technik xj 700 and there it is, a 25 kw kit.
     
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    Big swede Active Member

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    This is the européan way....:) 457592-forldre-kan-f-tjekket-de-unges-knallert--.gif
     
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  16. hogfiddles

    hogfiddles XJ-Wizard, Host-Central NY Carb Clinic Moderator Premium Member

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    Not as many cylinders, but ......there's always:

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    'ROADOG"

    Dave F
     
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    hogfiddles XJ-Wizard, Host-Central NY Carb Clinic Moderator Premium Member

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    Current world record holder--- 48 cylinders
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    ByHertfordshire Superbike Centre

    Dave f
     
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    I bet doing valve clearances on THAT one sure would be confusing! Lol
     
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    I love that bike, and the story behind it. Best use of a Chevette ever!!
     
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    k-moe Pie, Bacon, Burbon. Moderator Premium Member

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    2-stroke. Meanest sounding bumble bee...

     

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