Thanks Steve,BevHevSteve wrote:Thanks for posting all the pix - keep it up!
one of my case saver kits will help keep the chain from grinding into your case (typical things for all bevel twins actually)
A tip for making the cases look less like there has been grinding etc is to use a very course sand and sand plast the aluminum where it was ground or wire wheeled. With patience you can hid that pretty well from glances... You will always see it of course, but the casual observer may not notice.
I've got a nice stash of black Delrin for making all manner of stuff. Works great for sidestand extender pads, primary chain replacement rub blocks, etc. I'll just home-roll something.
Plan is to take all the aluminum stuff out here: http://www.vaporblastcanada.com
He's got vapor of course, as well as soda & walnut and a large size ultra-sonic cleaner. Will do a little experimenting to see what results I get and hopefully the weld repairs will be inconspicuous. More parts detail shots coming.
The Crank is heading out to Guy Martin in Quebec next week for overhaul / modification.