Online: beaglebasher, Far Canal

Twin Cam FXR, V2.

  • John.R
    John.R
    2 months
    Round 2.
    Same principles, different way of doing it, different parts and upgrades.

    Going together much easier this time.


  • fatbat
    fatbat
    2 months
    Is that another fxr or the same one you put together before?

    I thought the last one was a ripper as it was 
  • John.R
    John.R
    2 months
    Another one (and an absolute basket case)
  • fatbat
    fatbat
    2 months
    Sounds like a good challenge then. You must love it and you look bloody good at it. 

    What did you do with the other one?
  • Humbug
    Humbug
    2 months
    Yeah the last one looked great. 
  • John.R
    John.R
    2 months
    The other ones still ripping. 

    This one will be a bit taller, black drivetrain etc. More of a rider/wheelie bike.
  • John.R
    John.R
    2 months
    Just waiting on more parts atm, seat, exhaust, bearings, hub spacer etc.

    Next issue I need to solve is rear brake master cylinder. I was going to chop the mount off and run a Brembo style rear MC, but they're all too small to properly run a 4pot rear caliper. They're designed around larger two pot calipers, and so are in the 12-13mm range. Stock harley is 3/4 or 19mm.. 

    I think ive got a solution to run the stock MC that involves rotating it 45* but need the exhaust and mount on etc before I can confirm.

    Also scored a brand new in packet SS air filter for a hundred bucks. Mikuni manifold is in the post.


  • John.R
    John.R
    2 months
  • John.R
    John.R
    1 month
    Stacks of little stuff done, wheel bearing conversions, spacers, little bits n peices because I just got a little lathe.

    Couple more bits and I can strip, powder,paint, get motor done and start putting together. 
  • tussuck
    tussuck
    1 month
    Needs more brakes!   lol

  • John.R
    John.R
    1 month
    It will have when my Kraus radial rear adaptor rocks up haha. 
  • bloodog
    bloodog
    1 month
    Quoting John.R on 22 Sep 2021 02:20 AM

    Stacks of little stuff done, wheel bearing conversions, spacers, little bits n peices because I just got a little lathe.


    Couple more bits and I can strip, powder,paint, get motor done and start putting together. 

    10/10 J R awesome job 
  • John.R
    John.R
    24 days ago
    While I'm  waiting for parts... just making little peices on the lathe.

  • John.R
    John.R
    19 days ago
    Super tight fit getting rocker covers off,  but doable.

    Pulling down motor before I order cam plates n cam etc. Looking good so far, carbon on top of pistons wipes off, bores have perfect cross hatching, no marks on lifters etc. Will do run out tonight hopefully.
  • John.R
    John.R
    18 days ago
    Everything looks perfect in the motor, cross hatching perfect, tensioners have next to no wear, and crank runout (albeit on a shitty setup) looks good to me.

    Ordering cam chest gear and cams now.