What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by sirch345 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:00 pm

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Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:40 pm
Engine installed in the frame! :D I cant think of any bike that is so simple to get the engine in the frame… I remember three of us struggling to get a Laverda 1000 lump in a freshly painted frame years ago, trying desperately not to mark the paint!

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I see what you mean regarding how easy it is to fit the engine into the frame :thumbup:

It's starting to come together now :clap:

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by fabiostar » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:47 pm

total left field question, i know these carbs are big but has anybody ever bored a set to say 50 mm and tried them?
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by mik_str » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:32 am

fabiostar wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:47 pm
total left field question, i know these carbs are big but has anybody ever bored a set to say 50 mm and tried them?
I've often wondered the same thing...
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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by buzzer » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:21 pm

I wanted to change the colour of the rear spring from yellow to red, and tidy up the shocker… which meant getting the spring off! its no easy task as its VERY strong. I drew up a couple of plates on CAD and sent the drawing to the laser cutter… few days later these came. made it an easy and safe job!

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by fabiostar » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:03 pm

mik_str wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:32 am
fabiostar wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:47 pm
total left field question, i know these carbs are big but has anybody ever bored a set to say 50 mm and tried them?
I've often wondered the same thing...
iv a few carbs bits sitting about here and just to see if its possible i think il mount a carb body in the lathe, just to see :thumbup:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by sirch345 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:16 pm

buzzer wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:21 pm
I wanted to change the colour of the rear spring from yellow to red, and tidy up the shocker… which meant getting the spring off! its no easy task as its VERY strong. I drew up a couple of plates on CAD and sent the drawing to the laser cutter… few days later these came. made it an easy and safe job!

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I like your spring compression tool, at least no chance of it slipping off and flying somewhere.
fabiostar wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:03 pm
mik_str wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:32 am
fabiostar wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:47 pm
total left field question, i know these carbs are big but has anybody ever bored a set to say 50 mm and tried them?
I've often wondered the same thing...
iv a few carbs bits sitting about here and just to see if its possible i think il mount a carb body in the lathe, just to see :thumbup:
8) :thumbup:

Good luck Rob,

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by buzzer » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:04 pm

well its back on its wheels... I am pleased at how the Multistrada footrest conversion has worked out, it brings the foot pegs forward quite a bit and should achieve the riding position I was looking for.

Just about to rebuild the brakes... the fronts are fine and the pistons came out easily, but the rear caliper is seized absolutely solid! I have left it connected to the air line overnight, but the pistons have not moved yet!

Not sure about the gold discs on the front... they may have to be changed... we will see...


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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by Dickiebig » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:03 pm

What a top job. It is going to look fantastic!!! Oh to have the space and tools, not to mention the skill to use them. Me I can just about change a spark plug 😂😂

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by sirch345 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:58 pm

buzzer wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:04 pm
well its back on its wheels... I am pleased at how the Multistrada footrest conversion has worked out, it brings the foot pegs forward quite a bit and should achieve the riding position I was looking for.

Just about to rebuild the brakes... the fronts are fine and the pistons came out easily, but the rear caliper is seized absolutely solid! I have left it connected to the air line overnight, but the pistons have not moved yet!

Not sure about the gold discs on the front... they may have to be changed... we will see...


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You're making good progress :thumbup: :clap:

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by alanfjones1411 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:17 pm

That bike is looking really nice
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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by fabiostar » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:20 pm

That bike is good enough to sit in any bedroom :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by buzzer » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:12 pm

Any of you guys tell me where the large and small black pipe goes to on your VTR's?

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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by AMCQ46 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:06 pm

large one is the diaphragm vent to atmosphere .. on the storm it goes into the airbox so it is breathing filtered air.

I am not sure about the small one, but I think it is the float bowl vent to atmosphere
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Re: What bore is the carbs on a VTR 1000?

Post by Wicky » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:24 pm

It may be that your whole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.

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