LSR ZX14R build

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by kiwi60 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:03 pm

Hmm, so Australia has it's own 'skunk works' eh :shock:
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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:09 pm

Dunno Kiwi, I'll have to lookup Skunk Works, pretty cool name, and a distinctive smell, trust me on that!

I've edited my post on the other page if you want to have a look. Cheers Mate! :thumbup:

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:19 am

So with that manifold back on the other page, there is an attempt to even up the pipe lengths for pulse purposes?

But it is dual scroll? So my way of thinking is that you don't need to match your scroll lengths lets call them 1 and 2 scroll.

the 1-4 pulse is relevant, but separate to the 2-3 pulse. So we have two separate entities now.

Prior to this project i knew nothing about this stuff, still don't in practice. But I don't think it is that complicated. Perhaps 1-4 should also be slightly staged also, so there is more duration of pulse?

I reckon it doesn't matter that much with a turbo?

Everyone knows the Subaru warble? If it had even exhaust lengths, it wouldn't have one.

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by sickle44 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:24 pm

This creates a pretty convoluted manifold... here's an example
To say the least. I'm assuming those are the two waste gates and the turbo sits on the other side of the flange with the 2 rectangular holes? Is there enough clearance from where that turbo is mounted to the back of the rad? That even looks like it would hit the back of the front tire, at least from that picture anyways.
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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:23 pm

I will have plenty of room Michael, just can't say how atm.

Here is a photo more like the headers I'll be making. Looking from above.

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:38 am

I downloaded Solid Edge's free S9 2D drafting program, and after stuffing about in the dark for 1/2 a day, I managed to to get to this point. I think I will do a course. This is just blind luck! The proportions look okay? I'll have them cut from 8mm stainless. May as well get 12 cut, it will probably cost the same. Once these are done I can build the manifold.

I'll send it off to a waterjet cutting bloke I met a few months ago, see if he can make sense of it. I asked him what thickness he was able to cut without cut splay-distortion, and he said 200mm? :shock:

I've recently heard 2020 is the last year for the ZX14R, it will be interesting to see if they replace it with a supercharged version? :crazy:

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by sickle44 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:21 pm

Looks almost as narly as the headers I was having built for the BMW 850i
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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:13 pm

And here is the end product... It is sort of like paddock to plate (it takes just as long!)

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:35 am

Dash decision has been made.

This will interface with the Motec ecu okay, and give the values I will need to ride real time.

Not fancy... I don't need dash that does data logging as the Motec will do that, though this one will if you wish to go that way.

The important thing is motec will talk to it.

I found a used one at good money, so snapped it up :crazy: Also another Motec M4 ecu for the injected Bimota project. :crazy:

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by spook » Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:54 pm

These are a nice solid thing. Die-cast aluminium housing, waterproof etc. It will probably find a home on one of my race bikes once I've finished with it here... :drool:

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Re: LSR ZX14R build

Post by kiwi60 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:15 pm

Nice :popcorn
“I venture not to cross that finish line in a neat, tidy well ordered bundle, but to slide across it sideways in a shower of spark’s, leaking oil, hissing steam shouting ..Geronimo !!!!! “



2005 SV996R SOLD
1988 FZR750/1040 race bike SOLD
1988 FZR750 - the next project CHANGING THE LOOK AGAIN, BUT STILL ON THE ROAD
Now he's got a KAWASAKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nope - Sold that one too

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