Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby Zunspec » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:20 pm

Off to Cadwell Park at dawn tomorrow for the CRMC meeting (Fri, Sat & Sun). Hopefully the rider will have an easier bike to ride than it was at Pembrey (I had the carb slides in backwards :oops: )

Cheers Geoff

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby Zunspec » Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:11 pm

Not what we wanted, but hay-ho :( Mike sorted the chatter problems we had at Pembrey.

https://youtu.be/zDZd7w0VbUg

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby jimmy » Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:50 am

Nice vid Geoff, did you discover the issue

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby Zunspec » Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:11 pm

Hello jimmy,

A big end failure on the LH side of the crank. Piston and bore fine, apart from minor cage debris marks. The rider, Mike Hawthorne, got the clutch in toot sweet when the engine note changed, saved more damage to the engine and his ass as well :D

Onwards and upwards (Kerching :lol: )

Cheers Geoff

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby Zunspec » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:25 pm

I purchased a photo from Rusty at Sport-Pics. Here is rider Mike Hawthorn going over the Mountain at Cadwell

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby jimmy » Fri Jun 10, 2016 8:40 am

Brilliant matey.

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Re: Seeley (replica) Framed Project Road Racer

Unread postby Zunspec » Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:41 pm

Finally picked up the "Race" engine from Graham File

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