Aurora Rally 990 Build

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:22 pm

So here I go again.
Plan is to soften up the base valve.
Not really touching the high speed, just the low speed stack

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And pull the base valves out the bottom.
Disassembly of the forks not needed for this.

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Changed a few things, mainly removed the 3 of the 24 x 15 shims and replaced them with 4 24 x 10

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:02 pm

It was a little harsh on the slower rocky and corrugated stuff.
This should add some plushness without affecting the mids and high speed damping much.
But we will see what the result is like.

All trial and error.
No changes except for the base valve

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:23 pm

An oppotunistic score of of some light weight Warp 9 rotors to go with the rear Braking solid rotor!
Didnt need them but they were cheap and the less unsprung weight the better

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And I wasnt happy with the small red volt meter.
Couldnt see it in daylight so swapped it out for a larger brighter blue one.
Hopefully wont be too bright at night :confused:

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:28 pm

Just a little update...
Ive been looking for a rear tank and getting exactly what I wanted has been fruitless.
All the guys with the skills to make exactly what I want are too busy and Im sick of carrying a jerry can with me everywhere.

This CJD rear 7 litre tank came up.
Brand new never used, got it for a good price from a great bloke in Canada, many thanks Mark if youre watching :D .
Arrived in 4 days, crikey would have taken longer from Melbourne! :thumb:

26 litres total now which should see me good for 400k's + since Im averaging 5.5-6.0 L/100.

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:42 pm

Just waiting on a couple fittings but pretty much right to go.
Ive been wanting to get a custom form fitting tank made for ages but no one with the skills has the time to make what I want.
This will do very nicely in the interim.

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:44 am

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by MELONHEAD » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:45 pm

You have a very serious OCD problem Marc...….I am very impressed. That 990 looks horn.
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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by Wodger63 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:58 am

Looks good mate, have you done any riding or are you too busy playing with that purple four wheeled contraption? :D

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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:16 am

Hand is still a big problem but hoping to get out and test it out real soon :D
Busting for a good ride!
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Re: Aurora Rally 990 Build

Post by 1coolbanana » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:30 am

Just for shits and giggles
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