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Re: poorly kwak

Postby duke63 » 29 Jul 2016, 19:20

have you tried Holeshot Racing, Kwacky?

http://www.holeshot-racing.co.uk/index. ... s-for-sale
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 29 Jul 2016, 19:28

I haven't. Thanks for the link, I've sent them an email.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby DaytonAndy » 29 Jul 2016, 20:13

There's a 2016 getting broken on Gumtree.
https://www.gumtree.com/p/replacement-p ... 1179969695
400 miles. Not a cheap listing but a private sale so some haggle potential there for a nearly new engine.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 29 Jul 2016, 21:25

Thanks but I'll need to replace all the electrics as well. Anything after 2012 has power modes and other stuff mine doesn't.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 30 Jul 2016, 08:22

Yorkshire Engines might be getting a 2010 bike with 4,000 miles on it for breaking. I'm first in the queue for the engine.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby StMarks » 30 Jul 2016, 08:46

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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 30 Jul 2016, 09:15

Yep, that's the right model, ta.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby StMarks » 30 Jul 2016, 10:56

Kwacky wrote:Yep, that's the right model, ta.

If you want me to bid for it for you, just let me know.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby DaytonAndy » 30 Jul 2016, 12:55

Chester is down the road from me. Give me a sbout if you need anything checking or photos etc.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 30 Jul 2016, 13:22

You're both top gents (y)
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 02 Aug 2016, 14:30

I've been offered one of Rutter's spare engines.

2 laps of the TT done it.

It's effectively new. Full rebuild to WSS spec.

£4,000.

Crap. I'm so tempted but I really can't afford it. Plus I doubt it's a straight swap for mine. It'll be one of the newer 599cc engines.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Blade » 02 Aug 2016, 16:14

I wouldn't bother tbh. As good as it sounds it's a 140bhp highly tuned wss 599cc engine that would need a much more frequent and involved maintenence schedule.

For £4000 you could buy a very nice 160 bhp Superbike and not just a highly strung engine.

Go stock would be my choice or if you have 4k consider parting out your bike and buy something better.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 02 Aug 2016, 16:19

I don't have £4k so it wasn't going to happen.

It's not just the engine. The exhaust and downpipes would have to be changed, the ECU flashed, the filter changed. That's if the current ECU would talk to the newer engine, which I doubt.

Then I would need to tell the insurance company.

It was never going to happen.
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Blade » 02 Aug 2016, 16:22

Lovely idea though (y)
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 02 Aug 2016, 16:33

A road legal WSS bike? It would be a thing of beauty (h)
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby DaytonAndy » 02 Aug 2016, 18:13

But man it would be fast (raaar)
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby duke63 » 02 Aug 2016, 18:19

And awesome :D

We are not helping much are we? (devil)
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby StMarks » 02 Aug 2016, 20:16

Kwacky wrote:A road legal WSS bike? It would be a thing of beauty (h)
DaytonAndy wrote:But man it would be fast (raaar)
duke63 wrote:And awesome

And reliable, just so long as you only want to cover about a dozen or so laps of the IOM.. (giggle)
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby D6 » 04 Aug 2016, 20:00

Shit just seen this. Gutted for you pal. What's the latest?
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Re: poorly kwak

Postby Kwacky » 04 Aug 2016, 22:08

I'm still hunting for an engine. I've got a few breakers on the look out for me.
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