Front engined VW

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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:00 am

Loosening up.
Changed the scaling between required fuel and 've table.
Idles well now.
The area between idle and the cam coming in is a bit blubbery, Not quite there yet.
I have not had it much past 3500 but at 3000 it seems to clean up and want to scream.

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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:50 pm


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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:56 am

I have leaned it down and worked on the too high oil pressure.
Now it will rev up like crazy but now I gotta work on start up enrichment. Not enough fuel to cold start.
Nothing but run time and changing little numbers in boxes.

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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:14 am

Working towards paint right now.

Fenders have been made up, blasted and a light coat of etching primer for quite a while. No body filler on these and the welds are just gonna show.
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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:20 am

But I did not have a tank to go with the re-style.
The one I had made before was more of a fat cruiser style.
This time going for a more chopper look.

I tyred a couple shapes. Was originally leaning toward a bunch of flat sides. Not coffin shaped but more of a stealth fighter shape.
Well....
It did not work out. Mocked it up in poster board and it just did not flip my switch like I thought it would.

Back in the day I was a mx racer.
I saw this and it seemed to like me.
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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:23 am

So I cut up a dirt bike tank.
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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:26 am

Mock up on the backbone and some posterboard.
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And a stretch with some flats for a throw back to the original idea.
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Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:30 pm

Then a bottom.
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Currently ride a handbuilt trike

Re: Front engined VW

Post by DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:34 pm

And it is shaping up.

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Not the normal shape/style but it seems to fit the rest of the scooter.

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