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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Small update. Got a new side cover and oil pump, clearanced it for the high ratio primary. And I finally quit being lazy and made the...
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      Thanks for looking, it's appreciated.
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      Thanks, that would be helpful. A lot less parts on ebay than there was a few years ago.
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      Does anyone have a breaker plate they don't need? I'm wanting to try something for a rephase ignition that doesn't break the bank, but...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Well not much progress for the moment. Saving money to get the pipes coated and order the stuff for custom throttle cables from...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Lights are mounted. Now I have to get horn mounted and cut a new numberplate to fit.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Starting on the headlight mount. I'm going to use koso hawkeye dual headlight. I was never happy with the light output of the old...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread DT 250/400 Tank.
      Yes, front dropped right in on stock mounts. Rear mount ends up a little higher and forward of the stock mount. Edit* you could modify...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Now I just have to mount the rear heat shield and do things like round the corners
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Thanks, I'm pretty happy with how it looks. Here it is with the seat dropped on.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Ready for finish welding and clean up.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Thanks, it was a long path to go from wanting to build stuff, to actually having the tools and knowledge to do it. Yep, here's the link...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Right now it's stock flanges cut in half. I'll make some nicer split flanges when I have time.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Left header layout is done. It's just tacked for the moment.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Ok, mufflers are done, next up is the headers. So far I have to say I'm pretty happy with the harbor freight protig 205 welder. Much...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Now the question is staggered a little, or even?
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Making an exhaust is a baffling experience.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Mild steel, it'll get something like the jet hot coating once it's done. If I really like it I can rebuild it with stainless, but it'll...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      I'm debating having the mufflers more level, or following the frame angle. I'm thinking following the frame angle will look better. Top...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Cones came from cone engineering, mandrel bends and 3 1/2 tube came from summit, and baffle tube was from ebay, but made by LA choppers...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Looks like I have something to work on over the next few days off. Mail man dropped off what I need to do the exhaust.
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      Got the new throttle bodies done. Added a second air nipple after the butterflies, 1 is for MAP sensor, other will be for the idle...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      A wrist pin circlip failed on the right cylinder, which gouged the wall and caused the rings to stick. Still made 45hp with the damage...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Sumotrack rebuild.
      I never planned on it sitting this long. Initially I was saving forthe new top end, but that didn't happen until after I moved. Got it...
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      Ratranger posted the thread Sumotrack rebuild in The Garage.
      So this bike has basically sat since it broke on the dyno. I ended up moving from WA to OK and lost motivation on it. I did pull and...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Homemade and Unique Tools.
      Yep, others covered it pretty well. On my drz400 sticking into the pipe 12" worked with the outlet baffle, with no baffle too much...
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      Ratranger replied to the thread Homemade and Unique Tools.
      I just bought a generic one from amazon. I didn't want to permanently wire it to the bike...
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