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That's the beauty of technology today - you can get stuff made if you can take the time to design it. I have on the way machined moulds for carbon rear sets which utilise a set of universal mount CNC Racing foot pegs. once I get them out of the way I will be making up drawings for different mounts to move the pegs back a bit for those that want to use them for racing.
 

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That's the beauty of technology today - you can get stuff made if you can take the time to design it. I have on the way machined moulds for carbon rear sets which utilise a set of universal mount CNC Racing foot pegs. once I get them out of the way I will be making up drawings for different mounts to move the pegs back a bit for those that want to use them for racing.
Cool! I look forward to seeing your design.
 

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Mike, this is the rear set setup on mine. It has the same pegs and adjustable eccentric as my 916/996 corsa rear sets.

Hope this helps.




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The frame is back and I've started the initial assembly. I added an upper cross brace, similar to that on an 851/888 frame, and completely changed the rear set mounts in order to use Sport Classic rear sets.

I am really pleased with the way the mounts worked out! I now have much more adjustability, access to a wide range of rear sets, and the set-up is more solid/stiff than any of the 900 SS rear sets I've tried. Currently I've got Bonamici rear sets which are very nice.

For now the bike is sitting on OEM wheels while I wait for a new Pierbon swing arm and new OZ Gass wheels.

The motor should be done in about 2 weeks, as well. It feels great to begin seeing progress!
 

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More progress. The motor should be together by next week. While this started as an ie conversion, the project grew to include a 1000 ds crank. Of course, the crank was lightened and balanced. It's been combined with the Carrillos and 94mm Pistals that were already in the motor.

The next step is to port match the ie inlet manifolds to the much larger inlets that were created when J Precision welded and re-shaped the ports in the heads during the last build. The o-ring grooves in the inlets had to be welded prior to port matching. This stuff is never simple. :rolleyes:
 

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Lol - this started out as a Winter project. At this pace, it'll be a two Winter project. In any case, more (slow) progress....

Currently working on custom spacers to fit the 999 OZ Gass wheel into the Pierbon swingarm. Unfortunately, OZ doesn't make the Gass wheels for the SS.

I've also included some more pics of the rear sets. I'm pretty chuffed with the way they've come out.
 

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the locking tools will still work ok if you're happy with that. the cams will just be advanced as was because the belts will roll them counter clockwise as the cylinders go up.
 

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The rear wheel spacers and custom swing arm spindle are done.

Next steps are to fabricate a new battery box, and to update the front subframe for the new ie dash and other bits like the air sensor. I'll also be updating the loom a bit to reduce the amount of wire used.

After that, I'll start reassembly.

The body work should be back from the painter soon too!
 

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I've had a bit of time to start the assembly. So far, everything is going fairly smoothly.

I'd like to thank forum member EIGHTfortyEIGHT for the rec / reg bracket and the velocity stacks that he designed and machined. The design and workmanship is really superb!
 

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Look all the room in there :) Amazing how clean, simple and open the fuel injection can look vs the FCRs

Glad the parts all worked out nice, looking great
 

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Well 4 months have passed and it's time for some more updates. In an earlier post I joked that this might end up being a 2 winter project. Ha, it's not a joke any more. But I am getting closer to completing the project. Over the next series of posts I'll highlight some of the details as well as the obstacles I've run into, and how I've overcome them.

In this post I want to go back to the throttle bodies. Back on page 1, there were some posts debating use of the 5AM v. the 59M ECU and electronics. Among the reasons that I chose the 59M electronics, as used on the 800 and 1000 SS ie bikes, is that the throttle bodies use the newer injectors. For now, I'm using the stock injectors. But I may try the higher flow EVO injectors later. It's nice to have this flexibility.

I've also decided to use an Electraeon fast throttle cam. One downside to the newer throttle bodies is that the cam is fixed to the butterfly shaft. To solve for this, I bought a set of cheap 900 SS ie throttle bodies on ebay, and swapped shafts. The 900 ie TBs have a removeable cam. The switch required some custom spacers, but overall, was an easy swap.
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I had been using OZ Piega wheels for the last several years. These were a big improvement over the OEM boat anchors. I wasn't expecting much improvement in switching to the OZ Gass wheels. I was wrong!

For comparison, following are the rear / front wheel weights (lbs). I weighed each wheel on a digital scale. I included the sprocket carrier and cush drive in the rear. I did not include brake disks, sprocket, nuts, bolts, axels, or tires.

OEM: 16.0 / 11.2 27.2 total
Piega: 12.4 / 7.2 19.7 total
Gass: 10.8 / 6.8 17.6 total

Unfortunately, the Gass wheels aren't available for the SS. I'm using a 999 rear wheel with custom spacers and a 1098 front wheel. Because I'm using a 1098 fork, I can use the much lighter 1098 axel.

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Special call out for Randy Martin at Stradafab: For those that aren't familiar with Stradafab, Randy makes beautiful custom Ti exhausts, Ti frames, and lots of other cool stuff.

He built the 2-1 exhaust on my bike, as well as the custom dash mount, Ti belt tensioners, and Ti engine bolts.

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