Project Polar-Raptor

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:04 pm

Making some real world measurements and checking that there were enough space for the linkage.
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Post by V4mp » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:14 pm

Then it was time to weld. In pictures you can see new rear shock that I found in ebay. Linkarm is also shorten to keep ride height pretty near where it was with previous setup.
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Post by V4mp » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:20 pm

Of course there wasn't enough space for the stock exhaust so I need to make new one.

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:25 pm

Here bike is almost finished, with new exhaust.

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:34 pm

Bike didn't run well with new exhaust so I took it dyno. Bike runs much better now, but its not perfect. When I made the new exhaust I should have made places for lambda-sensors. It would have made fuel adjusting easier.
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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:02 pm

Hej
I’m glad to see your evolution on this fantastic project!
Can’t wait to see a video of your bike finished, on other hand I have beguin with my Raptor again and hopefully I have it ready for this summer
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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by andybaggies » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:18 am

Always good to see the (high quality) progress on your project and I must say I reckon it looks really good. Not too so far removed from the original but enough to be different & smart. Love the exhausts.

A little jealous of your garage space & kit mind.

BTW I was crusing the web and came across this raptor tuning page which may prove informative http://www.bikeboy.org/raptor1000.html

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by ozzraptor » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:31 am

What he said , I like that it still looks like a Cagiva Raptor and not a parts bike. I am surprised by the dyno result, i would have expected a little higher but then again it could be in part due to the 2-1 exhaust. With so much effort gone into this bike i may have gone with using TLS Yoshimura headers at least, using a tls rear spigot pipe with some minor modifacations for much better exhaust flow, the Cagiva is a bit restrictive imho but overall very nice.

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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:21 pm

Thanks lads.
ozzraptor wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:31 am
With so much effort gone into this bike i may have gone with using TLS Yoshimura headers at least, using a tls rear spigot pipe with some minor modifacations for much better exhaust flow, the Cagiva is a bit restrictive imho but overall very nice.
You are right, I made current exhaust in a hurry and I'm not compliantly happy with it.
Looks like my Raptor is never ending project. :D
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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:09 pm

Hi
Do you make any winter works at your Raptor?
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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by V4mp » Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:04 am

Long time no post..
I have been building a house so I havent had time for Raptor. But for next winter I have some ideas. :cold:
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Re: Project Polar-Raptor

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Mon Jul 20, 2020 12:01 pm

Hej Suomi poika

Nice to hear from you!
Let us know when updates comes

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