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    Something I cooked up

    Ok so as a few of you know I'm dealing with some medical stuff. Back pain, nerve damage in my hands, and I knee that should have been replaced years ago. The weight of my mag is becoming a real issue. Every inch of it is ULEed but I still lack the ability to hold it effectively. I've been looking for a vest with some good back support as my pack provides it and is nice. Was able to procure one. And I got a gas thru stock....

    Which was uncomfortable as I The weight of the tank is too much but I still like the feel of the back of the tank on my shoulder.

    So as I'm weird, screwed up in the head and have access to machinery I started to come up with a solution. It is in no way done and my lathe time got reprioritsed by management. So later this week...

    Its ALOT lighter then the tank, the back of it feels like a tank and let's face it... I find it awesome.


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    I'm by no means a but I really did lol!

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    Im confused?

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    Now that's clever!

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    Had to take a double look. Pretty interesting.

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    Not the prettiest stock I've seen, but if it works for you.

    Are you going to ano that gloss black to match the front of the stock?

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    Yup

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    steel piston or aluminium? you might try one out of a small 4 cylinder or maybe an outboard or lawn tractor. i have seen 2 inch diameter pistons but can't remember what thay came out of.

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    Its an aluminum performance harley piston. And I wanted something about the same size as a tank butt

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    Haha. Got a hand full of GSXR1000 pistons around. They weigh nothing

    Looks unique by the way.

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    Unfortunately I did not. It was what was handy at the time. I do work on ALOT of gsxrs though.

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    Want one? Really though. The size of yours looks better than a smaller thou piston though.

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    I was looking for around 4" around, like a tank

    although if you have your engine apart I'll give ya a nice VJ

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    Vj? And I've actually got a 05 gsxr100 and a 06 1000 motor apart. Haha

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    valve job... google "newen contour bb"

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    I think it's pretty creative to machine a piston onto your gas-through stock.
    It also shows your dedication to continue rocking your Mag.

    Keep it up!

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    Oh! Haha. Nah. Its got a 3k head on it already. My motor builder in Indy has got a few dollars off of me over the years. Getting ready to go back for another hit to my pocket book. One day it will be done. Then again. The more HP you make. The more expensive it is when you break stuff.

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    who do you go through?

    Thanks Tyestick

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    Oh and some gsxr eye candy.


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    Haha. Yup. I've seen a few of them. Bill deshong (sp). goes by crazy bill on the net. Owner operator machinest at port tech racing on the south side of Indy. Last Dyno tune session the bike had it made 186hp. 85fb torque sitting 64". with an ultra soft tire on Ryan schnitz stingy Dyno.... translation. 200+HP at stock wheelbase. Not bad for stock pistons and rods without spray.

    Oh. And I'll give bike porn since you gave head

    Funny thing is. This pic shows how small that bike really is. Since I'm 5'10" and 150lb at the time this was taken.
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    Nice... Those heads pictured are going to someone I can't talk about...

    But for fun on a completly unrelated note (cough) Google ariel atom

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    that is very cool looking.

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    Just a thought... you could grab the back off an old Angel Lok-Sok set, do the interior with glass or a hard epoxy and bolt it on there. Wouldn't add much weight and it'd give you a feeling identical to that of a tank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frizzle Fry View Post
    Just a thought... you could grab the back off an old Angel Lok-Sok set, do the interior with glass or a hard epoxy and bolt it on there. Wouldn't add much weight and it'd give you a feeling identical to that of a tank.

    That's a great idea actually. Take the T off the bar of the stock. Then fill the Loc Soc with fiberglass resin that they sell in auto parts stores and let it dry.

    "I'm not happy unless you're not happy"

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    I'd like to update that this thing drew alot of positive attention at the field and was really comfortable to hold and play with

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