Duffy's Streetfighter Project

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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by sirch345 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:39 pm

Duffy1964 wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:29 am
It’s Alive Image runs and sounds sweet.
Now have a leak on the water pump to investigate Image


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Excellent news Duffy :clap:
Getting the engine fired up is as good of an incentive as you're going to get IMHO :D to get it finished,

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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by Duffy1964 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:17 pm

Thanks Chris it was short lived as it gave me a few more problems, but a couple of calls to Mac & Tony (thanks guys) helped me to see what was wrong.

Unfortunately the engine casing I had powder coated needed a new mechanical seal and it’s bloody well leaking Image
So I have another casing I have just sprayed gloss black to replace it with a seal that was fine before.
So need to dump oil & antifreeze out and swap them over and try again.
The other issue I had was after a couple of minutes running it cut out on rear cylinder, but with the fuel cap open it runs fine.
I have a freshly painted tank to fit when I know everything else is sorted so hopefully that one will be ok, I just don’t want to scratch it while I finish the build. 🤪

Will have another go at it next weekend Image


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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by VTRDark » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:37 pm

All a step in the right direction. I'm guessing I will have issues myself as the bike hasn't been run in over a year. I can't wait to get to the stage of firing it up.
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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by Duffy1964 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:51 pm

I know what you mean Carl mine has been nearly 5 years


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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by fabiostar » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:16 pm

that is looking proper :D
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by sirch345 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:48 am

Duffy1964 wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:17 pm
Thanks Chris it was short lived as it gave me a few more problems, but a couple of calls to Mac & Tony (thanks guys) helped me to see what was wrong.

Unfortunately the engine casing I had powder coated needed a new mechanical seal and it’s bloody well leaking Image
So I have another casing I have just sprayed gloss black to replace it with a seal that was fine before.
So need to dump oil & antifreeze out and swap them over and try again.
The other issue I had was after a couple of minutes running it cut out on rear cylinder, but with the fuel cap open it runs fine.
I have a freshly painted tank to fit when I know everything else is sorted so hopefully that one will be ok, I just don’t want to scratch it while I finish the build. 🤪

Will have another go at it next weekend Image


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How annoying and frustrating I'm sure.

Don't let that deter you, you're getting there :clap:

Handy having a 2nd tank whilst you're still tinkering I agree,

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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by Duffy1964 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:53 am

Cheers guys I’m starting to see light at the end of the tunnel now that’s for sure


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Re: Duffy's Streetfighter Project

Post by Duffy1964 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:23 pm

Good day today in the sun.
Drained the oil and antifreeze and changed the engine casing filled up with new antifreeze and Castrol 1 power with a new Honda oil filter.
Ran her up and no leaks on water pump mechanical seal .

Offered up new speedo with my neighbor who is fabricating a nice bracket for me so it looks neat.

Ordered new clutch and front brake lines from Wezmoto.

Looked at it with a cheesy grin on my face
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