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Zed 900 road racer - Updated with fixed links.

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Zed 900 road racer - Updated with fixed links.

#1 PostAuthor: zed1015 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 11:35 pm

1428cc supercharged Light weight animal.
Daytime mot.
no lights (Except for a brake light) .
No frills (Except for a supercharger)
And no frame :D .(Well! not in the first pic anyway)
And everything (nearly) done in the shed with my large selection of hammers :shock:


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Swingarm pivot mounted jig built to transfer engine mount points over to Zeph frame.
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Zed motor,now a stressed member squeezed into 750 Zeph frame with the aid of a hacksaw and vaseline.
05 zx10r wheels forks and suzuki srad swinger and wooden mainstand


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On its wheels.
Frame braced with rear suspension fitted, swinger changed to gixer 1000k4.

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Subframe mounts welded on
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Alloy subframe and (roadsign) seat fitted
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Footrests fitted and fuel tank is a work in progress



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#2 PostAuthor: wierac21 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:05 am

Keep em coming :clap

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#3 PostAuthor: sanderz » Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:33 am

Another work of art in the making.

1428..... & supercharger :shock: holy moly!!
Wots up DOHC

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#4 PostAuthor: zed1015 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:16 pm

PETROL TANK - PROGRESS SO FAR.

Started out life as a wayward road sign :wink: .

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Upper shell welded inside
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And out
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TODAY.

Drilled a hole in the rear of the tank shell
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And turned up this alloy bobbin (to take a rubber mounting strap)
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Which was pressed in and welded on from the inside
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For a neat appearance
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Also spent hours with the wet and dry polishing out the weld seams.
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Next job on the list is to weld in a base and make a front mount

(still plenty of opportunity for things to go horribly wrong so fingers crossed)
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#5 PostAuthor: Andy M » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:17 pm

Good to see you've lost the wooden main stand in preference to a conventional side stand. Looking good... :up

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#6 PostAuthor: paul doran » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:55 pm

looking good Rob

will the Club Project be as good :lol: :lol: :lol:
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#7 PostAuthor: k7 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:44 pm

she's looking good Rob - another great bit of engineering and oh so much polishing and swearing lol ..........
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#8 PostAuthor: zed1015 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:53 pm

Woohoo :D .
Managed to weld in the base without it all melting in a heap.


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Green outline is where i'll weld on a fuel baffle box which will hang between the subframe rails and provide a mount for the tap and a bit of extra capacity
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#9 PostAuthor: zed1015 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:49 pm

REAR LIGHT MOUNT.

Little bit more progress this week.

Made up this alloy plate which will hold the rear light and form somewhere to hide the battery .

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After welding it into the seat unit the welds were blended in so it looks like one piece.
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And also forms the other half of the undertray

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Light unit is ZX7R

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Also had a swift session on the lathe and finished off the adjustable subframe struts.

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As well as making up a threaded mounting stub

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To take the fuel tanks front mount
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#10 PostAuthor: Jappen » Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:27 pm

Well done.... :resp
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#11 PostAuthor: bart » Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:29 am

some fantastic engineering going on,going to be stunning when it's finished. :more

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#12 PostAuthor: Crofty » Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:32 am

Really really inspiring stuff, keep it up. :D :D

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#13 PostAuthor: sanderz » Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:55 am

bart wrote:some fantastic engineering going on,going to be stunning when it's finished. :more


Second that :!:

Any clues to wot filler cap you'll be fitting?
Maybe put twin fillers on there - endurance style (just a tought)
Wots up DOHC

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#14 PostAuthor: zed1015 » Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:08 am

sanderz wrote:
Any clues to wot filler cap you'll be fitting?
Maybe put twin fillers on there - endurance style (just a thought)


Will be the race flush filler type maybe single maybe twin.
Depends on what i can lay my hands on.
Was thinking of making my own again but - been there/done that - so i've put a wanted ad on a few forums and am waiting to see if owt turns up.

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#15 PostAuthor: Ginger Bear » Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:57 pm

Excellent stuff Rob. :resp
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