From Russia With Love

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Hammer, Aug 2, 2007.

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  1. Hammer

    Hammer Guest

    Hi! I saw this China engines and I understand, that this is copy of our russian engine "D" ("Red October" plant in St.Peterburg) that have more than 50 years history. Copied everything from clutch to gas tank. Look at this:

    "D" engines are not produced anymore in Russia...

    More photos of our motorized bicycles you can see in gallery of our retro MC:

    Thank you for your site, I've found here a lot of interesting information, and I will be glad to help you with our information about motorized bicycles if you will need something.

    And now about my moped :) Frame was found in forest, rewelded and painted. Engine was upgraded with handmade CDI (similar to "F" engine) and installed watercooled cylinder, but still without radiator:
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  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    hi Hammer!

    it's way cool to see you here & to see that y'all got your thing goin' on, too...apparently the love of motoredbiking transcends all borders :D

    welcome to the MBc 8)
  3. retro_racer

    retro_racer Guest

    Hammer,First I must say those are some impressive toys.I love the old moped framed bike Too Cool.Its great to see other people,from other countys with the same interestes,and love for these things.Welcome Rod
  4. Hammer

    Hammer Guest

  5. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  6. Hammer

    Hammer Guest

    srdavo, here you will find scanned book (Bicycle Engines, 1975) about this engines, it's on russian, but some schemes may be useful for repair:

    Main problem for "D" engine is overheating when you run more then 5-7 km on full throttle + old mechanic ignition system :(

    If you have any quetions how to tune this engine, i can help you. I've get 8000 rpm from it instead 5500 standart.

    And here video of Estonian 'D'-Racing Team, their chargered engines are too fast:
  7. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  8. Jim H

    Jim H Guest

    Welcome Hammer! Looking forward to more info on the russian d .
  9. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    Welcome to MBc Hammer ! :rolleyes:
  10. drimpact

    drimpact Member

    Welcome to the group. :D
  11. Nice mini bikes hammer.
  12. uncle_punk13

    uncle_punk13 Guest

    I am happy to meet you Hammer, Welcome to MB.c!!!!
  13. Great bikes hammer, and styish. Russian engineering at its finest!
  14. Hammer

    Hammer Guest

    This engine was constructed by province photographer who didn't know about Solex and another engines :)
  15. quay1962

    quay1962 Guest

    wow, those are cool good luck and happy motoring!
  16. drimpact

    drimpact Member

    Welcome, I have a Russian repackaged by grubee, seems very high quality compared to my happy times kits
  17. Hammer

    Hammer Guest

    Some more info about me...

    3 years ago I've made my website it's my retro MC club. In march of this year in cause of crysis company where I was working (web programmer) closed. Now I have my small shop (clubhouse) where I trade for mini quads, mopeds, make repair etc.

    Here I can make my own bicycle kit "Rhino" about which you know: