Easy Rider

Mojave Dessert

Mojave Dessert
Easy Rider, Aug 7, 2008
    • funker
      Just curious, that´s a small moped Morini engine right?
    • Easy Rider
      Yes it's a 5.8 Morini motor. It's been trouble free for a while now and it ran great in the sand. I rode it that day over 70 miles out in the Mojave Desert. With a 47 tooth sprocket it easily hits 40+mph. Future plans are to install a 9.4hp cylinder.
    • funker
      Thanks for the answer, It looks like we both are Morini fans ;)
    • Easy Rider
      They might be the cost of three HT motors but their definitely worth every penny!
    • funker
      Absolutely, in my case, I bought a complete damaged engine for 50 u$s, and then fully rebuild it. I´m amazed by power of this little engines, they not only have very low end torke (it can almost climb everything), with a 44 tooth sprocket my ride can reach speeds of 70kph, too fast for a bike :p.
      I´m worried about the position of the chamber in your bike, didn´t get your leg roasted by the hot piece of metal?
    • Easy Rider
      Not at all. The pipe has a heat shield that's has an 1/8" gap between the pipe and heat shield. I ride in shorts all the time and haven't burned the inner thigh once. I even rest my bare leg on it when I'm riding. I'll see if I can dig up a picture.
    • funker
      Should I try it, I don´t like the actual position of my exhaust, I have to make me the time to start welding again (thing in which Im not good at) :p
    • Easy Rider
      I added a new picture of the heat shield. The sheet metal with all the small holes is an 1/8" way from the actual belly of pipe.
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