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Dave Pearce

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2017, 01:25:48 PM »
Think of the massive cost savings Nige. I can just imagine the laptop measuring the movement on the Hagon shocks. Christ only knows what Ken
will think about this. 8)

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2017, 03:15:23 PM »
Speechless , Dumbstruck , Fell - about Laughing , Stunned , Lost in Wonder , Shows the breadth and depth of Human Belief ,


Dave words fail me .  :-\
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #32 on: August 30, 2017, 10:48:53 PM »
Hello again if anyone is interested l have most of my new engine part back just awaiting cylinder head.Cam shaft and rockers from Webcam look very nice, gearbox is super finished and as a taller first gear and the dogs  are under cut, New Sigma performance clutch looks ace shame it won't be on show ,crank is now lighter and balanced engine casings have been polished in a vibro bath thing normally use for polishing aluminium trays they shine inside and out it's all looking mint still waiting for the barrel to be plated

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #33 on: August 31, 2017, 08:46:16 AM »
Did you compare Webcam with Megacycle  ? .
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #34 on: August 31, 2017, 10:53:23 AM »
Surprised no one has bitten over the clutch Jim? ;D
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #35 on: August 31, 2017, 12:11:25 PM »
Andy ,
              The Hoi Polloi  :'( have to make do with the bog standard Honda clutch  :'(
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #36 on: August 31, 2017, 07:28:02 PM »
Hi Ken l was recommended webcam e-mailed them saying what we where trying to achieve they came back with the grind we needed

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #37 on: August 31, 2017, 07:31:05 PM »
Forgot to ask Ken have you done the oil pump upgrade mod

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #38 on: August 31, 2017, 09:20:07 PM »
Andy ,
              The Hoi Polloi  :'( have to make do with the bog standard Honda clutch  :'( .

Ken, if the rider asks for an illegal slipper clutch, just tell him to pull the lever in a bit! and boot it down through the box!

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #39 on: August 31, 2017, 10:39:31 PM »
Steve ,
             Keep everything ( well nearly ) as standard as I can , just port it to flow 100 Cfm , Ignitec electrics re

            Mr Green ( thanks Iain ) , Joy cam , leave everything else as I found it .

            Spent  a lot of time on exhausts now cracked it . Spent thousands on Weslakes , Manxs , and enjoyed every minute .
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #40 on: August 31, 2017, 11:20:19 PM »
Steve ,
             Keep everything ( well nearly ) as standard as I can , just port it to flow 100 Cfm , Ignitec electrics re

            Mr Green ( thanks Iain ) , Joy cam , leave everything else as I found it .

            Spent  a lot of time on exhausts now cracked it . Spent thousands on Weslakes , Manxs , and enjoyed every minute .

yep joy cam, standard comp piston, 38mm carb, bit of porting and good enuf for a 1.50.2 lap of Cadwell  :)

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #41 on: September 01, 2017, 09:55:24 AM »
Yes Nigel , mild Joy cam , Exhaust 252 duration , lift 375 . Inlet 256 duration , lift 395 , 53 BHP , 39 Ft lbs .

All done at 7,000 Rpm , if I was young enough could get 65 Bhp .  ;D
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #42 on: September 01, 2017, 10:23:15 AM »
Yes Nigel , mild Joy cam , Exhaust 252 duration , lift 375 . Inlet 256 duration , lift 395 , 53 BHP , 39 Ft lbs .

All done at 7,000 Rpm , if I was young enough could get 65 Bhp .  ;D

mines some way off even 53hp Ken but seems to go well in the hands of Lee Clare

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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #43 on: September 01, 2017, 11:11:57 AM »
Yes but this 53 is on a Dynojet , about 46/47 on a Dynopro , as you are using .
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Re: Honda 500 single
« Reply #44 on: September 01, 2017, 07:32:31 PM »
Hello Nige 38mm carb ? a bit small what size inlet valves are you using?