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Midori Remix

WE BACK!

It’s been a long time since we posted anything here. I think it’s time to sweep up the dust and start dropping some new lyrics.

Let’s start with a rebuild we did this summer, my buddys midori green ruckus. Previously built with questionable mods the owner wanted to rebuild it so that he can actually ride the bike day in, day out.

Everything was redone from the front wheels to the rear. Wiring issues plagued the bike previouly causing battery drain, so swapping out for a new ATR harness V4  was needed. We also installed an electric fuel pump to ensure that enough gas was being feed during wot.

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Kaiju x Honda Tuning

Its been a few months now since the magazine feature dropped so i guess we can now show some pics from the photoshoot. We haven’t really done a full detail shot for release, but here are a few from the shoot.

Check out the link for the feature article on HondaTuning Magazine 

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Clutch Win

With the Kaiju broken in we did the final upgrade before the winter in prep for the future, we wanted to do an overhaul on the transmission. So many different types of variator and clutches for the gy6 its pretty much limitless of combination. We wanted to make sure that we have enough grip even if do a Big Bore upgrade later on, so we looked into all types of clutches from the standard “racing clutch” to a more sophisticated multi-adjustable clutch system. The end result was the Koso Delta Clutch System paired with the Koso CNC racing Clutch Bell.

The Koso has adjustable weights on top of the swappable spring rates. The weights help the clutch spin engage faster and hold longer to prevent slippage after long and repetitive  engagement. Matching it with the Koso CNC Bell will help reduce rotational weight and keep the clutch cooler due to bigger ventilation.  The weight reduction is huge with 50% less weight than stock.

Now that we picked out the Clutch system, we wanted also looked into the variator kit. We picked up a Motorio  dual ramp system.  The theory goes that using different weights and different ramp angle will help increase acceleration and boost top speed at the same time with no cons (sounds too good to be true) . Will see how true this actually is and report back once we get more riding time with the new setup. As for the kit it came with 115mm variator, boss, Drive face, 3 sets of weights.

We installed 9g and 12.5g, (the stock system had a 12.75g setup after averaging  out all 6 weights)

For the clutch removal and install we used a 1-1/2″ socket to remove the clutch nut.

Take a look at the stock vs. koso

Back on the bike

We are also using the longer Gates belt 842x20x30. Time to test and tune! Will report back on the outcome of this variator kit, for my initial testing after the clutch has broken in, the bike seems to rev a lot faster now since it has less rotational mass and the acceleration from 30-50 is much quicker and very noticeable , will be doing top speed test soon now that LSD is fixed.  Stay tuned..  – LoS

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Lights Out

Time to say goodbye to summer, what a better way of doing so with an awesome car meet thanks JDMChicago! With over 700+  1300+ cars this was the place to be Sat night. Awesome turnout and great time with good friends. Till next year, Light Out baby!

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Check out this awesome video from Jays Cinematography. A little rain to cool off the hottest car meet in Chi-town.

BTW we just finished up the photoshoot for the Kaiju… its pretty bad ass!

-LoS

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Breaking Bad

Its been long awaited and with multiple revisions I can finally say that the Kaiju bike has a complete exhaust system! Thanks to Kevin from Standard Function for hooking me up with one of the most unique exhaust systems. Fully modified exhaust system to mimic the R6, with a low profile and sleek look to create that GP inspired design. We used a Akrapovic GP Megaphone Ti System, which was modified to fit the Ruckus and a custom Big Bore Header to keep the right amount of back pressure on the 170cc motor. Finally, SF polished the exhaust system to give a more bling effect, but I can already see the Ti change color after a quick 5 min test run around the block.





Not only that, but we also installed a custom Fuel Tank Cover. Which use to be a Daytona SS Cover is now a black wood grain cover with Rat-Koubou gas cap. Make sure you take your shoes off before you ride the bike. LOL

btw did you guys notice the fuel pump system? hehe.

TGIF – los

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