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Forum: The Board 12-18-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Ray was the best. That is sad news indeed.

Jerry
Forum: The Board 03-09-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,263
Posted By twistedtee
Re: Xr750

Cool, I'm finishing a WR for a customer right now, I've never had my hands on an XR though. It's the one machine I would really love to have for myself.

Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 01-20-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,893
Posted By twistedtee
Re: 35MM vs. 39MM front end

No doubt you'll notice a difference.
Forum: The Board 01-09-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,652
Posted By twistedtee
Re: s+s breather valve better thn steel breather gear

Did your design utilize a gear-rotor oil pump or stick with the spur-gear type of pump? What kind of feed/return ratio?
Forum: The Board 01-04-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,700
Posted By twistedtee
Talking Re: Ironhead stroker with electric start???

ain't that the truth Whizzbang, between worn kicker gears, worn cover bushings and cracked/broken covers etc. they're probably one of the greatest contributors to osteo arthritis...oh yeah, the well...
Forum: The Board 01-03-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,700
Posted By twistedtee
Re: Ironhead stroker with electric start???

Yes, I've seen sportster vs. Shovel pistons, from low-compression stockers to 15:1 units used in our dragbikes. What I haven't seen is broken legs due to piston shapes. Explain to me how spark knows...
Forum: The Board 01-02-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,700
Posted By twistedtee
Forum: The Board 08-02-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By twistedtee
Re: No more Mooneyes show in Japan because of bikes?

I agree, the good doctor and lil'Bill are spot on with their points. Like Bob Dylan sang, "how does it feel "
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 07-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,834
Posted By twistedtee
Re: hall eng. cylinders

That's fucking pretty:)
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 07-22-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,822
Posted By twistedtee
Re: Stroker Pistons for Shovelheads, who makes 'em?

Can't kick 9:1? :eek:
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 07-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,940
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

I remember him running this bike at Connecticut Dragway in the eighties. I thought I posted some pictures from there on this thread, maybe it was a different thread. Always one of my all time raves....
Forum: The Board 07-10-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Fuckin' wicked, you guys aren't even wearin' gloves...Hah! Frank, do you remember how many cubes each bike had?
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 06-28-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 182
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: born free 6 bikes

It's a fashion show.
Forum: The Board 06-28-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Man, those are the bikes I used to sketch in my junior-high notebooks. M&H Racemaster, tank in frame and not much more!
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 06-28-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 34,972
Posted By twistedtee
Re: born free 6 bikes

I'd love to see that mess on a Spin-Tron. How do you think those heim joint pushrod /rocker arm connections perform @ 6,000rpm? What is the point of creating something that is less functional than...
Forum: The Board 06-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By twistedtee
Re: Bucketlist Idea with a 78 Sporster

Joe is right on, higher octane fuel burns at a slower rate, that's why it's more resistant to detonation. If you don't have the compression to take advantage of the increased octane you could see a...
Forum: The Board 06-18-2014, 11:22 PM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Hey RacePres, I know what you meant, I just wanted to use "construe" in a sentence. It's people like you that keep this Shit we love to do traveling in the right direction.
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 06-17-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

How could you construe that what Frank was saying was glorifying the "stupid bullshit"?
Jerry
Rhode Island
Forum: The Board 03-22-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,651
Posted By twistedtee
Re: Engine numbers?

Tattoo, what would that point be?
Jerry
Forum: The Board 02-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,940
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

How bad-Ass is that? I wonder if it was clutched or did he drop it off the stand?
Forum: The Board 09-20-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,824
Posted By twistedtee
Re: 160 cubic inch v twin

I always wished the AMRA could have had more of a presence in the Northeast, because of their class structure (non -index heads -up classes). It was AHDRA that had the S&S 124", V-Rod Destroyer and...
Forum: The Board 09-20-2013, 10:14 PM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Cool, you certainly are the "Ambassador of Fuel ".
Forum: The Board 09-20-2013, 09:24 PM
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Posted By twistedtee
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Hopefully Ray Price's "funny -bike" will be an invitee.
Forum: The Board 09-19-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,824
Posted By twistedtee
Re: 160 cubic inch v twin

Matika, the Hausler Bros., Jim Young/Mike Magaro, Fitzmaurice /Zehner are the guys that used to make the shit run before all the crate motor /kit bike bullshit. Plus they could all ride like ten...
Forum: The Board 09-19-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,824
Posted By twistedtee
Re: 160 cubic inch v twin

Matika has kicked ass for years. He ran 8's with a 3-finger clutch hub.
Jerry
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