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Discussion in 'Victory General Discussion' started by Unfinished_Projects, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. iabob

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    Very cool. If you guys decide to go forced induction you might look up @PJRo and pick his brain. He’s been through a few set ups and I think currently has a big bore super charged Hammer putting down 252hp.
     
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  2. Unfinished_Projects

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    I’ve been to Summit twice for track days but have never raced there. We try to hit various tracks up and down the East Coast. Would love to start going further if I can. I won’t be at Summit on that weekend.
     
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    Same here.
     
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    Hope you don't mind questions. Again novice here, but watching the bikes racing on TV, they look like a shorter wheel base. You look to have a lot of rake. Would the triple tree from a XC work? Brings the forks in back of the steering head, or would it raise the front. Or am I over thinking. That is a cool looking bike. I've made a half dozen people come look.
     
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    Great observation and questions. You’re spot on. The biggest issue with the steel frame Victory is the geometry. One of my other builds solves that by using a V92 frame with a sport bike front end. You can see the difference in wheelbase and rake in this picture.
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    Here is some GoPro footage from a race this year. This guy is really fast and gets by me pretty quickly in both races but gives you an idea.



     
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    Nice! I'll give you call next week regarding performance upgrades!
     
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    Damn you're good! Be interesting to see how you do with some performance upgrades and maybe a chain drive conversion so you can play with the gearing.
     
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    Thanks Norm, really appreciate it! I think I would be way more competitive with some upgrades. We’ve been trying to do a chain drive conversion for a few years now. I ended up reaching out to the team at Roland Sands, Lloydz and even S&S and it looks like the front sprocket needs to be one off. If anyone knows of a good machine shop within an EDM wire machine please send me their contact information and I will send them a sprocket blank to get cut. That would really help me out since I have the back wheel sprocket already figured out.

    Proper gearing is so important!
     
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    Not only is the lack of gearing an issue with the belt/pulley setup, but loose rubber becomes a problem. As the rubber rolls off the sidewall of the rear tire, or as you pick up loose rubber off the track, it will actually get caught in the pulley. The rubber then gets squished against the pulley teeth. I end up having to clean all that rubber off the pulley teeth after each weekend....huge pain! 8E44890C-2798-489D-BD12-7C8292B74D4B.jpeg 17DD1E1E-0349-4D5A-9808-298D7BFAB1C5.jpeg
     
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    Maybe @PreachSF can hook you up with the folks that make the UDP for them. Perhaps they have they right machinery.
     
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    @wvrider1 That would be awesome if @PreachSF could connect me with the guys doing the front pulley work.
     
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    Try Trask and TCbros. Spacing and bolt pattern would be the only issues, can't see where that would be that much of a problem. Sprocket blanks with teeth but custom spacing and bolt pattern should be easy.
    With what I've seen of your abilities and imagination I bet you could do it yourself.
     
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    Sadly no instagram, or facebook. Thanks for the effort.
     

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