first gen track bike to street bike

Morgan Jones morgan at morganjones.org
Thu Oct 13 09:08:41 PDT 2011


Oh, I didn't realize it was such a similar motor.  Thanks.

-morgan


On Oct 13, 2011, at 12:07 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:

> Why would it not? It's the same motor with a different clutch, cover and one transmission shaft.  Different rotor and carb boots.
> Crappier rods and crank.
> 
> 
> On Oct 13, 2011, at 9:04 AM, Morgan Jones wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Huh, so a second gen motor will work with first gen carbs?
>> 
>> -morgan
>> 
>> 
>> On Oct 13, 2011, at 11:36 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>> 
>>> you can stick in a gen two. gen one is 99-02. If you get a gen two take the rotor and carb boots off your motor and put them on the gen two motor.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Oct 13, 2011, at 8:30 AM, Morgan Jones wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Whoa, you're right: they're all over ebay.
>>>> 
>>>> What years are considered first gen?  That is will bolt into my '99 frame:   '99-'02?
>>>> 
>>>> thanks.
>>>> 
>>>> -morgan
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Oct 13, 2011, at 11:27 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Sell the flatties. They work on a street bike but why bother?  ebay for motors. 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Oct 13, 2011, at 8:24 AM, Morgan Jones wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I have a '99 first gen race bike that I am considering converting to a street bike since there doesn't seem to be much of a market for first gen race bikes.  And first gen street bikes are awesome.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It has a worked motor, shortened subframe, and flat slide carbs.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Where I might look for a stock motor?  Does anyone have one they'd like to sell?
>>>>>> Can flatslides be used on a stock motor without too much drama or should I look for stock carbs?
>>>>>> Does anyone have a stock subframe or other stock parts they're looking to get out of their garage/basement?  Perhaps in return for race parts?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> thanks,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> -morgan
>>>>>> (Philadelphia, PA)
>>>>> 
>>>> 
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