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The Moped Chronicles "Bif the Bike" 2013

Bif the Bike's motor goes on a weighlifting program adding horsepower and rpm's as we begin the Moped Chronicles, "Bif the Bike"!

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    Puch E 50 motor sent to Nick Voight custom engine builder in Wisconsin
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    E 50 minus cylinder and head ready for inspection
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    Piston removal and initial start of tear down
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    E 50 stock clutch exposed
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    more motor inspection during tear down
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    clutch basket inspection
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    complete total tear down , inspection and evaluation of stock parts
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    main gear weighing before macine work 909 grams
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    main gear being lightened
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    main gear weight after drilling is 850 grams a savings of 59 grams of rotational mass means it'll spin up faster!
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    main gear lightening holes chamfered
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    Puch bearing puller installed removing main gear bearing
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    tenatively installing base gasket on high compression head to mark the areas to be ported
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    crankcases being matched and ported to base gasket
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    more crankcase porting
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    third series of porting note the difference of the machine finishing
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    fourth level of machining
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    final porting and smoothing of crankcase
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    350 grams initial weight clutch basket
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    190 grams clutch
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    blueprints for lightening clutch plate and clutch basket
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    lightening of clutch plate
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    finished lightening and balancing of clutch plate
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    lighetning of clutch basket
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    more machine work on clutch basket
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    315 grams final weight
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    standrad Puch 2 shoe clutch 469 grams
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    braced high performance braced 3 show after market clutch 560 grams
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    Kstar 74 cc 2 ring piston
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    piston fitted to Kstar 74 cc cylinder with .004" end gap on rings
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    lightened clutch
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    clutch and clutch drum assembled
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    you can see the qualityof machine work done by Nick Voight
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    lightened and balanced of reciprocating parts means more RPM's and get there wuicker
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    tech sheet indicating a total of 22 grams less rotational mass even with the big bore cylinder and high performance clutch
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