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by Jordan
Mon Oct 25, 2004 6:39 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Bevel Drive Engines > 250, 350 & 450
Topic: 450 R/T Gaskets
Replies: 3
Views: 3002

I don't think the R/T gaskets would differ from the Mark3 or SCR type. There was a difference though in the way 450s were made, and this would affect the centre gasket. Early 450 had locating dowels on each side (front & back) of cylinder mouth. Later had the dowels in completely different positions...
by Jordan
Mon Oct 25, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Bevel Drive Engines > 250, 350 & 450
Topic: Crankshaft end play problem?
Replies: 1
Views: 2380

Every single engine I've worked on (about 10) had scoring on the RH end of the crankshaft, where it runs in a bush. Doing nothing about it had no bad consequences. These are very low pressure oil systems, a result of the roller bearing bigend, as distinct from plain bearing.
by Jordan
Sat Oct 23, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 350 Sebring
Replies: 3
Views: 8682

Well, its styling is dated, but still quite lovely in its way.
Interesting that the 250 version ("Monza") was selling in Sydney Australia for less than the cost of a Honda CB250, when they were both new.
Would you swap for the Honda now?
by Jordan
Sat Oct 23, 2004 2:50 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Bevel Drive Engines > 250, 350 & 450
Topic: Best frame for road bike project?
Replies: 1
Views: 2222

Best frame for road bike project?

If you have a widecase engine, that rules out using a frame designed for narrowcase engines (eg, Mach 1). You could use a Mark 3 frame ("road" type), or an SCR ("trail bike" type). An R/T frame would also fit. The road-type frames had a few variations amongst themselves, mainly more gussetting for 4...

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