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Engine/tuning/mikuni carburetor tips

Engine/tuning/mikuni carburetor tips

These Tips were originally posted on the Cope Racing website, which no longer exist. They were authored by engine guru Greg Cope. Greg is the current crew chief on Geno Scali's NHRA pro stock Suzuki. Many people missed these tips when Greg shut the site down, so the fact that I do not know him at all I thought it was OK to rip off his page and repost it for everyone to enjoy. The page will stay up until we receive the "cease and desist" letter from Greg's attorneys. Most of this stuff applies …
Jan 18th 2023 Cope Racing
12 steps to build a cafe racer by richard pollock

12 steps to build a cafe racer by richard pollock

THE FIRST FEATURE on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any custom motorcycle, for that matter. Let’s start by picking the right bike up front to avoid expensive mistakes down the track.View Full Size 1. Choose your weapon. The most affordable motorcycles to custo …
Jan 13th 2023 Richard Pollock
Mikuni Carburetor Tuning Manual

Mikuni Carburetor Tuning Manual

For all your tuning needs. Check out Mikuni's handy tuning manual. Tuning Manual.We have been tuning and jetting carbs for over 30 years, and sometimes you still have to read the fine print. Mikuni Carburetors from SpeedMotoCo
Jan 5th 2023 Steve Rider
CB550/CB650 BIG BORE INSTRUCTIONS

CB550/CB650 BIG BORE INSTRUCTIONS

User paulages breaks down the similarities between the CB550 DOCH4 and the CB650 DOCH4. A 650 crank can be mated to the cb550 bottom end with minimal machining. To do a big bore on a 650 bottom end you will need cb750 cylinder liners, cb750 pistons, rings, custom head gasket, and standard gasket plus o-rings. The cylinders and top case will both have to be bored out to fit the oversized liners. The new liners will have to be machined to the same height and taper at the bottom a …
Dec 28th 2022 Steve Rider
ZRX1100 ZRX1200 Motorcycle Headlight Conversion info

ZRX1100 ZRX1200 Motorcycle Headlight Conversion info

 Kawasaki (Oval) holes like the stock ZR-7 headlight, you will have to get the grommets and mounting hardware from Kawasaki as well. If you go with the universal, there are already some nuts welded to the inside, so you just have to run bolts from the outside with a lock washer.Problems list:Ok, lets cover this first, as it will help you decide which variations you want to go with as far as the above parts.1) When I mounted the bucket to the bracket, I needed spacers between the bracket and …
Dec 27th 2022 Steve Rider