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Offline crankshafter

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My Hoglet, a runner
« on: May 27, 2011, 05:01:48 PM »
Hi all Madmodders.

I started the Hoglet-project allmost two years ago, and it have been a great "journey" so to speak. Most ups but some downs also(health issues) :fan:
A year ago I was ready to try to start the Hoglet for the first time ;D, it fired on the first atempt ;D buuuuuuuuuut only on one cyl. due to coil issue :zap: *knuppel2* Ordered a new CDI ignitionsystem from S/S Machine and then I had kind of burntout regards the hoglet, so it was shelved over the winter.
I had make a new petrol tank.(The globevalve on the first one was leaking >:()
Hooked up the ignition. filled up the petroltank, ignition on, cranked for a couple of times and  woohoo1 woohoo1 firered on both and revs. like crazy.

Here are a link to my build- log : http://www.homemodelenginemachinist.com/index.php?topic=5910.0

On to some pics. and a short vid.
Hope you enjoy.









Best.
CS.


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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2011, 01:58:36 AM »
Hello.
Brilliant work,my respect.
Sounds almost like my Sportster.
I hope my skills will become good enough to build a similar engine one day.
Cheers,Ralph

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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2011, 08:47:40 AM »
I really enjoy the Hoglet. For a motorcycle engine, I prefer V Twin engines...

One day I will buy the plans and build the Hoglet.

Nice job! how about a running video??

Eric
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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2011, 09:49:44 AM »
Eric, click on the last pic!  :thumbup:
Location: County Durham (North East England)

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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2011, 10:47:20 AM »
Doh!  :palm:

Thanks Nick!
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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2011, 04:55:38 PM »
Lovely engine CS  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Whats the pendle thing attached to the quadrant gear you can see on the right hand side of the engine is it some sort of starter  :scratch:

Stew
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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2011, 05:40:27 PM »
Lovely engine CS  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Whats the pendle thing attached to the quadrant gear you can see on the right hand side of the engine is it some sort of starter  :scratch:

Stew
Stew, you are right, it's the Kick-starter. I have search thru my albums for a better picture of it but could't find any better. But hang on I will take some shot of it tomorrow and upload.
Thanks for nice coments all. :bow:
Best.
CS

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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2011, 08:05:01 PM »
very nice  :bow: :bow: :bow:
it makes nice music :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2011, 05:32:45 AM »
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: very nice CS  :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:


sure runs great  :thumbup:


Rob

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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2011, 06:15:11 AM »
That is one awesome engine.

I sold my bike (FXST 1984) almost 15 years ago, but that engine had lot of same sound. Open crank case and valve gear adds someting to it, but it really sounds nice.

I can only imagine how it fees to complete on of that kind of projects.
Congrats,
Pekka (not the one with knife and a bottle....)

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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2011, 09:15:59 AM »
CS,

Supersonic :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2011, 02:48:58 PM »
Lovely engine CS  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Whats the pendle thing attached to the quadrant gear you can see on the right hand side of the engine is it some sort of starter  :scratch:

Stew

Hi Stew.
Last night I promised some pics. of the kick-starter,  Klick on the pic. and video will start running.

And to all you Madmodders: Keep up all the good work and  :proj: :nrocks: :ddb: :ddb: :ddb: :ddb:, You are a great bunch :beer:

Here we go:


Best Regards
CS.



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Re: My Hoglet, a runner
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2011, 02:23:30 AM »
Thanks for the explination CS very ingenious  :thumbup:,


Now all you want is a scale leg to give it a kick  :D

Stew
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