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Old 9th May 2012, 11:40   #1021
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I almost fell out of my chair on seeing this. Hats-off to your talent and determination. Can you share how much did it cost you to make your CLASSIC look like THIS ?
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The credit should go to Akshai Varde of Vardenchi and his team who could customise it to my needs, costs a bomb!! but is really special !! awesome to ride, much better handling than the original classic 500. Now I am just waiting for a ECU remap or something on those lines to bump up the power. Any pointers for that would be highly appreciated.

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Old 9th May 2012, 12:50   #1022
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My other baby - the ever dependable Electra (2000 make) restored to a retro military look, gives smart company to the Lightning
Not sure if the Electra was launched in 2000. There was the Bullet Campus which was the predecessor of the Electra which was sold in limited numbers in 2001.
Very nice work on the bike though.
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A recent picture of my Royal Enfield G5 (export to the USA) taken at the Arizona Biltmore here in Phoenix.

This shows the small modifications I've made during the year I've owned it.
These changes consist of replacing the plastic turn signals with metal bullet signals, replacing the 5 3/4 inch sealed beam we Americans receive with a non-sealed beam bulb type 7" Lucas light, added the Diamond crash bars and the inexpensive saddle bags.

All in all my Royal Enfield has proven to be a most excellent motorcycle after 5,200 miles (8367 km) of riding during my first year of ownership.


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A recent picture of my Royal Enfield G5 (export to the USA) taken at the Arizona Biltmore here in Phoenix.

This shows the small modifications I've made during the year I've owned it.
These changes consist of replacing the plastic turn signals with metal bullet signals, replacing the 5 3/4 inch sealed beam we Americans receive with a non-sealed beam bulb type 7" Lucas light, added the Diamond crash bars and the inexpensive saddle bags.

All in all my Royal Enfield has proven to be a most excellent motorcycle after 5,200 miles (8367 km) of riding during my first year of ownership.

Beautifully maintained bike Jim!

However, that crash guard is the Butterfly guard.

The one below is the Diamond one.

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Beautifully maintained bike Jim!

However, that crash guard is the Butterfly guard.

The one below is the Diamond one.

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Hi Ebonho.Like your bullet. I noticed one thing that you converted your bike to twin spark but i didn't see any decompressor.How break the compression of your bike????
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Thanks man..
well apart from the paint job I have done a few other changes.
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5.Had a piper cross air filter fitted on it but later removed it as it was not a proper fit in the enclosed air box area of the bird.
hi mate, did you alter the swing arm to fit the rear tyre?
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Hi Ebonho.Like your bullet. I noticed one thing that you converted your bike to twin spark but i didn't see any decompressor.How break the compression of your bike????
You're observant

The decompressor valve is built into the center of the head between the two spark plug holes.

The cooling fins there have been aluminum welded to make a solid block, which has then been tapped.

Most people who do the twin spark mod on standards do away with the decompress altogether - the bike is then decompressed slowly and brought to TDC with gradual weight on the kick start.

However since this head was ported on a flow bench, with the combustion chamber modified and compression upped to close to 150 psi, a decompress was a necessity.
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You're observant

The decompressor valve is built into the center of the head between the two spark plug holes.

The cooling fins there have been aluminum welded to make a solid block, which has then been tapped.

Most people who do the twin spark mod on standards do away with the decompress altogether - the bike is then decompressed slowly and brought to TDC with gradual weight on the kick start.

However since this head was ported on a flow bench, with the combustion chamber modified and compression upped to close to 150 psi, a decompress was a necessity.

Nicely thought and worked done on head.I also converted mine to twin spark but I used AVL engine decompressor system.I used tappet plate decompressor to release the compression.

My friend your one is 150 psi compression but mine one is 210 psi compression.You can stand on kick with your full weight but you can't break the compression. You have to use the decompressor.

But really like your idea of using standard decompressor system.Good job done buddy.
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Nicely thought and worked done on head.I also converted mine to twin spark but I used AVL engine decompressor system.I used tappet plate decompressor to release the compression.

My friend your one is 150 psi compression but mine one is 210 psi compression.You can stand on kick with your full weight but you can't break the compression. You have to use the decompressor.

But really like your idea of using standard decompressor system.Good job done buddy.
You used the AVL type decompress (at the tappet window) on which bike? Standard CI 350 or 500?

I ask because the AVL head cannot take the extra hole .... besides which the flat top piston and way better squish means there isn't much to be gained by the twin spark.

Standards are different.

At 210 psi, how do you control detonation?

Who's your tuner? Pappu? What else are you running on your bike?
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hi mate, did you alter the swing arm to fit the rear tyre?
No dude. No modifications were required on the swing arm.
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You used the AVL type decompress (at the tappet window) on which bike? Standard CI 350 or 500?

I ask because the AVL head cannot take the extra hole .... besides which the flat top piston and way better squish means there isn't much to be gained by the twin spark.

Standards are different.

At 210 psi, how do you control detonation?

Who's your tuner? Pappu? What else are you running on your bike?
Mine one is STD Bullet 350 1993 model.

I am using 1960 G2 Model crank assembly,8:1 High compression Piston with hard chromed rings,High lift cams,Ported head,Bronze Valve Guides,Anti Magnetic High compression valves both inlet and exhaust,Twin spark converted,5 Plate clutch,18 teeth gearbox sprocket,Stainless steel pushrods.

I don't know any pappu.I am from New Delhi.My dad is my tuner.
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Neat mods bro! Have you ever timed your bike?
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My Classic 500 after the complete mods.
Man, that's a cool modified machine. Any details on the specs, particularly the belt drive? Yeah and like others have asked, what was the damage?
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Neat mods bro! Have you ever timed your bike?
Yes buddy firing timing is also changed by cams.
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Yes buddy firing timing is also changed by cams.
Sorry, what I actually meant was have you ever checked her top speed on a radar speed gun.
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