Want to build a Diesel bike ?

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DAM
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Want to build a Diesel bike ?

Unread post by DAM » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:56 pm

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Re: Want to build a Diesel bike ?

Unread post by mervin » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:48 pm

http://www.amazon.co.uk/That-Bike-Diese ... 1857885627" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

tis a good read, an expat in aus that goes right around the country on a Diesel powered bike running on old chip fat, he is an oil rig worker and plays hard
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Re: Want to build a Diesel bike ?

Unread post by scotduke » Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:52 pm

Saw a really interesting in line four diesel bike in Germany a while back. It had a car a engine and a shaft drive - ugly but interesting.

I did road test the Enfield diesel way back in the 1990s and did a piece on it for Bike at the time. You could wind it up to about 75mph, but it took a long time to get there and the brakes and suspension weren't really up to the job. In fact, the front brake was really awful.

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Re: Want to build a Diesel bike ?

Unread post by spitfiregoggles » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:37 pm

The guy on the chop in the photo is my mate Ray who lives just up the road.....the bike "rejoices" in the name of Snot-pump!
He's a talented bloke.....the bike's engine is I think about 225cc and from some bit of site equipment and the whole bike is very nicely engineered.
He reckons it doesn't go fast but is the best fun he's had on 2 wheels.

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Re: Want to build a Diesel bike ?

Unread post by johnr » Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:50 pm

theres a nice triumph tiger in the gallery there, its got an engine from a mercedes smart car in it, 850cc 3 cyinder turbodiesel. i defy anyone to look at it and not think it looks like it was a factory option!

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