Hybrid project

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Re: Hybrid project

Post by JanBros » Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:53 pm

I find that a very weird place to put it ?

Seems an "easy to damage place" in case of a crash, while there is so much space in between the frame .
and you are doing lots of stuff to save weight, and then you are gonna add, by welding extra studs and use long cables.
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Re: Hybrid project

Post by Gerrit » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:10 pm

Suzuki XRs, Yamaha YZRs and even Kawasaki's X-09 have their coils, powervalve control boxes etc in similar positions on the frame, Jan. This gives easy access to the parts. See this Suzuki RGV500 as an example:
http://www.mcnews.com.au/1998-suzuki-rg ... clid=IwAR2
The EXUP's steel mounting bracket is only used temporarily to accurately position the pillars and then discarded. If I had machined the pillars myself I'd have given them a bobbin shape to save weight, but even as pure cylinders they aren't all that heavy- the pair only weigh about 40 g.
Anyway, the point is NOT to crash, surely?
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Re: Hybrid project

Post by 500bernie » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:01 am

Hi Gerrit
When I saw the photo, I thought you were drilling through from the outside, but going to fit it on the inside.
I didn't realise that was the actual intended location for the servo.
I would have tried to mount it in the same location as the standard unit, just for simplicity.
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Re: Hybrid project

Post by c&c » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:29 pm

As previously said some great workmanship here.👍.
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Re: Hybrid project

Post by Luders » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:57 am

I'm also interested in the position choice. Are you doing something interesting in the space of its original position?

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Re: Hybrid project

Post by Gerrit » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:31 pm

I haven't finalised my ideas yet, Luders, but I do want to keep all options regarding the space between the frame spars open.
By the way, can anybody suggest a source for a replica 4TW1 (1996 TZ250) fairing?
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Re: Hybrid project

Post by Luders » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:55 pm

That space is prime for doing something with the airbox. I can't remember where I got my fairing from.

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