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  1. Thanks for the info Jim, just wondering how those pics are coming and can you tell me about your cable setup, have been chatting with a buddy that built a peddle power trike for an endurance race and by chance he used avid rotors and the same discs used by Belite, went and had Look at the set up and oh so professional, he has offered to turn up some hubs for me, but the one thing I didn't like was the cable set up as one cable pulls from the back the other from the front, I would like both pulling from the back, what way are yours working and how did you run your cables Jim thanks
  2. Cheers Onetrack, when I exhaust all other options I will contact James.
  3. Thanks Onetrack, I have seen 3 prong offsets around well before Belite made those I posted, that's where I scored the pics, thought maybe something local was available or maybe off a quad or something, my mechanic races gocarts and said the pattern was the same off old carts from the 60's, Onetrack you wouldn't happen to know the centre to centre of the Belite offsets by any chance, my centres are 3 1/4 cheers
  4. At that point where while cleaning up old drum brakes one gets to pondering is it worthwhile changing to discs, seen a few rotor and disc set ups on pit bikes and mountain bikes but offsetting the rotor from the rim will require a set of these three prong ally offsets, but where can they be obtained. Any ideas thanks
  5. Love the way it balances on one wheel like that, be great for wheel rut landings in rough paddocks, just be sure if you move the muffler or the bracket that there isn't a doubler inside the boom, there is a bit of weight and vibration in the muffler and if you move it there may not be the thickness to repop
  6. Yes I need a handful of bolts as well, heard there was a chap at Caboolture but have forgotten his name. think it was Rob or Rod or something like that. I found this chart I downloaded printed and laminated for dirty work, easy to keep clean but makes AN made easy. ( http://tinyurl.com/ANboltschart ) ( AN Bolts decoded ) (NOTE: DO NOT use "fit to page" in the printer options, when you print out this chart. The "three inch ruler" on the left side of the chart MUST measure an accurate three inches or 76,2mm.) This .PDF file will give you AN bolt sizes, by Part Number. The first digit after the AN letters in the Part Number will be the bolt diameter, in 1/16ths of an inch. The AN-3 bolts are 3/16” (~5mm) in diameter. AN-4 bolts are 4/16” or 1/4” (~6,4mm) in diameter. AN-5 bolts are 5/16” (~8mm) in diameter. You can measure the length of AN bolts in a glider with calipers, without removing the bolt from the airframe.
  7. Hmmmmmm I would be worried that the CO2 canisters could due to heat or cold improper storage or altitude become a mini V2 Flying bomb, easiest way to check is pack some in your carry on luggage and if it makes it thru Xray and onto the plane then smuggle you ciggy lighter on as well, just saying
  8. skippydiesel I think your catching on fast, if you use the foot pump have rubber hose on it and a valve connector on it, with your cap you need two holes, one the same size as the hole in your tubeless wheel and pull a tube nipple thru from the inside so it poke out the top and you attach your valve connector from the pump on that, the other hole put a brass connector or just silicone some clear hose in it, enough in to reach the bottom of the jerry/bladder the other side enough to reach your tank, and happy pumping, most camping or BCF stores sell th pumps, I saw one yeaterday on FB market place had been used once and an air mattress real cheap AND the pommy setup same as my idea said it pumps 12L a minute so whats that 4 minutes to load your 40L Here is a slightly different foot pump (DRC Mini Foot Pump | Shop | Wheeling Cycle Supply)
  9. Hi Skippydiesel, I was about to go into great detail on how to make a set up and while searching for some pics to explain it seems some clever people have beat me to it although it's a bit pricey, my idea was for an extra cap for bladder, a tubeless valve some clear plastic pipe and a foot valve, pressurize the bladder with foot pump and fuel flows into tank, lightweight but electric would be a lot easier and add an extra small battery if weight allows. but here is the link with basically my idea but could be built for cost of foot pump and valve and tube. The site says it will pump 12L a minute and is about 90 English pounds .
  10. David I would still be interested in seeing it, photo if you can matey
  11. Put a photo up Dave, I might be interested as well if DP don't want it
  12. Just a day to go Jacky Lad, I hope your have great weather and a great turn up, you put so much time, effort and commitment into everything you do and I'm sure your second Muster In The Mallee will be awesome and looking forward to some pics and videos, wish I could be there, cheers buddy
  13. PS: have also driven many old cars that had a high frequency whine, from memory an inline frequency suppressor on the high tension leads from the coil usually fixed that, just an idea. Hope you sort your problems they can wear you down trying to source them. Engine noise Noise introduced through the power and ground wires connected to your receiver is called engine noise (sometimes referred to as “backway noise”). If engine noise is your culprit, you may hear a whining or clicking sound. Its pitch will usually vary with engine speed. If this is the case, you can install an alternator noise filter on the power line between the battery and the alternator to minimize the problem. You can also install a noise filter on the receiver's power lead to cut down on signal pollution (American International's S15A (15-amp, 250-watt) or S25A (25-amp, 350-watt) filters, for example). Most often, however, backway noise comes from a loose or intermittent ground connection. See the section below about noise in the electrical system. An alternator noise suppressor connects inline between the alternator and battery, and can reduce high-pitched whining noise that modulates according to engine RPMs.
  14. Callahan, I'm gunna go out on a limb here, 2 stroke rotax engines are similar to 2 stroke motorcycle engines, with you breaking down and rough running issues I just wonder, Had an old BSA Bantam years ago and had a heaps of issues over a period of time, myself and mechanics couldn't solve it, went for a long ride one day and got so bad I had to stop luckily it was near an old fashioned bike shop, the old guy had me up and running in quick time and just a few bucks, seemed the capacitor in the points was faulty and once fixed ran smooth as, as the Rotax 503 has two capacitors just wondering if that is part of your running smooth issues. Showing my age on this is irrelevant lol [/url] I have a 503 in pieces here and checked the ignition system and has two capacitors 31 in diagram is the two capacitors Bosch ignition, Rotax 503 Bosch points ignition, Rotax points, Rotax condensors.
  15. I have heard them a couple of times and had me jump, your not expecting a blast like that from an aircraft and I think it's most effective for clearing stock or wildlife off a strip or getting attention to those on the ground.
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