Arnout's EFE..

After the Kat..

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Current Specs..

    Cylinder head
    • '85 GSX1100EF head
    • Ports and manifolds opened up and tapering out to match the FCR41's
    • Compression about 1:12.5 (guestimation)
    • Standard valves and cams
    • Home made 1mm copper head gasket
    Cylinder block / Pistons
    • GSX1100 (1135cc type) block resleeved and pianowired, bored to 80 mm
    • MTC 1327 13.5:1 "drag" pistons, crowns milled down to reduce compression
    • OE Suzuki steel base gasket
    • Standard cylinder studs
    • APE manual camchain tensioner
    Crankcase / Bottom end
    • Machined cylinder mouths to accept larger sleeves
    • Standard gearbox and crank
    • Standard clutch with increased preload on springs
    • Afam (XAM) 14 mm offset 17T sprocket
    • Oil cooler (300x150x20mm) of unknown brand
    • Aprilia RSV1000 watercooler fan
    • Mocal oilstat
    • Keihin FCR41 without choke
    • Home made aluminium filter adapters
    • K&N "dual" clamp on filters
    Exhaust system
    • Vance&Hines, ceramic coated
    • Home made muffler internals (tapering perforated tube) and dB-killer
    • Dyna2000 ignition system
    • Dyna 2,0 Ohm Grey coils
    • Taylor leads
    • Stock EFE instruments and switchgear (modified throttle for twin cables)
    • WestCo sealed AGM (Absorption Glass Mat) battery
    • Shindengen FH012AA mosfet-type regulator/rectifier
    Rolling gear
    • '85 GSX1100EF frame braced around the headstock and rear of engine
    • Modified front engine mounts (solid mounted engine)
    • H*nda NTV650 side stand
    • Suzuki GSX-R1100 USD forks (probably '93-'95)
    • Yamaha TDM850 handlebar clamps with spacers
    • Slightly narrowed YZF1000R ThunderAce swingarm and monoshock and linkage
    • Added top mount for shock between vertical frame tubes
    • RK GB530GXW chain 11? links. JT 43T rear sprocket
    • GSX-R1100K front wheel (17x3.5")
    • H*nda CB1000 "Big One" rear wheel (18x5.0")
    • Nissin 6-pot calipers (Kawasaki ZX-7rr)
    • Kawasaki ZX10r radial master cylinder
    • Spiegler cast iron 310 mm front brake discs
    • Home made thumb brake using ZXR750 m/c
    • Modified rear master cylinder to accept additional thumb brake operation
    • Standard GSX1100EF, full fairing removed
    • Kawasaki KZ550 headlight and housing, home made mounts
    • Cut down rider seat
    • yamaha YZF750R front mudguard
    • Wheelbase - around stock..
    • Caster - not sure
    • Weight (no fuel) - dunno..
    • Weight distribution - dunno either..
    • Power guestimated at rear - 140-150 BHP ??

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