I had a long discussion on the phone tonight with Dave Farish, who is also building an R1 Striker, and one of the topics was wheel offset. The summary of the question we were discussing is: is a wheel with the offset ET35 closer to the bodywork than a wheel with an offset ET15? Read more
My first mistake was thinking I could save money on tools, and pay the bit extra to purchase the already flared lengths from Raw. I trashed those on my first attempt, which left me having to buy more pipe AND the tools, which I should have done in the first place.
It’s been a year since I ordered the kit – how do I know? Autosport at the NEC. I ordered the kit at this event in 2012, and bought the engine soon after. I went again this year, and it made me realise just how little I have achieved in 12 months, and how few blog posts I have made! Read more
This weekend I tackled a couple of the jobs that I have been putting off. Read more