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  1. Powder Coating in the east midlands

    Belmont Metal finishing is worth a call done plenty of wheels for me always top advice and result.. 01664 822482 unit 4b woodhill ind.est, nottingham lane old dalby, leicestershire le14 3lx
  2. Oil usage

    You could always have a chat with Dunnell? Think you said previous owner said they built it?
  3. Gates Timing Belt

    Go to Parkers in Melton give them the numbers off the belt, details off the engine etc sorted...
  4. XTR2 For Sale - The Original Demo Car

    The bike weights is 225kilo dry so even fueled with an 80 kilo rider your looking at 600bhp per ton. Hence these bikes don't break as they are not working hard if that makes sense! Still awesome in a car, and the noise........
  5. XTR2 For Sale - The Original Demo Car

    Shifting more mass has to put it under more load, and for longer? During cornering on a bike the centrifugal forces possibly keep the oil quite stable in the sump? Think also of the deceleration forces when braking etc? A bike if you bang down to many gears it will skid or lock the rear tyre, imagine the forces that big sticky car tyres could impose on the engine which it would never normally experience? Massive engine braking it was never designed for. The early Hayabusa didn't have a slipper clutch the gen 2 does but don't people junk it and fit a beefy clutch instead! I have 2009 Hayabusa and people think your thrashing it all the time! Well that engine in a bike produces 95mph in first gear 155 in third and it hits its speed limiter at 186 still in fifth leaving sixth for better economy!! LOL So that engine doesn't get that much of a workout even when the bike is flying, mines been abroad and around some tracks including the "ring" but trust me it flys with very little effort. Click the link and watch one fly! Just watch how fast the speedo rises it like watching a rev counter hence my comment about these engines don't get thrashed because you soon backing off!!!! Also on a bike try holding 150mph plus for long, err I think not, next time your a passenger in a car on the motorway pop your head out the window and feel the air pressure
  6. recommend a socket set!

    I am a Snap on Tool Franchisee and I can honestly say the Halfords set is great for the money. I would have it for the weekend kit but I would upgrade the ratchet for a Snap on one. Only time it becomes a problem is if you are a mechanic working those tools every day of the week, that said providing your local Halfords are ok, they will keep fixing it! I have had plenty of halfords traded in and I have passed them on to weekend mechanics who love it.
  7. Geo setup nr Nottingham?

    Carnetix is not far from you and a well regarded garage in the area for all sorts of performance cars, I have seen a photo shoot for a magazine there whilst they were testing some poly bushes.. I sell tools in Leicestershire and these guys have a good reputation and I know even a local main dealer in Melton send there alignments there! Carnetix Landline: 01664 562592 Email: sales@carnetix.co.uk Address: Unit 2E, Saxby Road Industrial Estate Melton Mowbray Leics, LE13 1BS
  8. CLW0917

    Policy renewed 1st ref 00099871/2

  9. New Westfield owner saying hi

    Hello from Leicester
  10. Westfield if I browse your website via iPad or pc I get blasted by viruses!! Please fix it or you won't sell much?
  11. Omex throttle body kit

    I removed the valve which just pulls out! Then knocked the valve out to make it a straight though pipe, popped it back in and routed the end that went to the manifold to the catch tank instead.
  12. Blacktop alternator/starter motor wiring

    Yes its the oil pressure gauge sender....
  13. Blacktop alternator/starter motor wiring

    Think your sorted now but I always take loads of photos as you say sometimes it's ages before your back in the job, then who knows what goes where?
  14. Lightweight flywheel question

    The ttv flywheel is 3.8 kilo Racelines customers own lighted flywheel is 5.5 kilo without the ring gear. When I spoke to them a couple of years ago they said you cant go to far with the standard flywheel as you wouldn't want it breaking whilst spinning next to your feet.. I wouldn't remove the engine and gearbox to swop a flywheel on its own, I changed it as I was putting in a close ratio type nine, went together beautifully.
  15. Lightweight flywheel question

    Standard 2.0 zetec TTV racing flywheel (both flywheels are same diameter but they look different in the pics)