Swissitalian 1200 custom bike

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Re: Swissitalian 1200 custom bike

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Actually, I wanted such pipes ...but unfortunately I did not find anything. That's why I opted for heating pipes, which I was also able to construct myself. I also had variations with tubes under the seat. But would have had to make two radiator pipes and connect with hoses. Would have gone too. In my projekt, I left the space above the rear wheel free as I promised my children a seat. And since probably the gas tank will be very small, just for daytrip, I need for longer trips at thise place a nice removable additional tank.
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I also pursued a variant to convert the engine to air-cooled one. :IDTS:
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DonGold wrote:20180510_161145.jpg
When I looked at this setup, my first thought was using small diameter flexible copper coils between the main pipes to increase surface area...
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Thanks, good idea. I will assemble everything and observe the temperatures before and after the new tube radiator and I'm curious. Adjustments are for sure. Unfortunately, I have little time to continue working at the moment. "Unfortunately" it means also free rein for new ideas. I think, I will build a second or third Goldwing with the rejected ideas.
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DonGold wrote:Actually, I wanted such pipes ...but unfortunately I did not find anything. That's why I opted for heating pipes, which I was also able to construct myself. I also had variations with tubes under the seat. But would have had to make two radiator pipes and connect with hoses. Would have gone too. In my projekt, I left the space above the rear wheel free as I promised my children a seat. And since probably the gas tank will be very small, just for daytrip, I need for longer trips at thise place a nice removable additional tank.
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Why not buy this tube from Weiland?
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I always thought that coiled pipes provided the greatest surface area to volume ratio...

just my 10 "sense" worth!

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Got any updates on this, DonGold? I sat here and read through 17 pages of this stuff only for it to end on a cliffhanger lol
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:lol: :lol: :lol: In the meantime I have been working on completely different projects. I've built a tiny hous and now I'm building a camper from a fire department truck. The GW stands in my living room and waits and waits. I would think that it will continue in January 2020.
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Solid... Nice work DonGold.
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We will be watching.
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old thread but wondering how you've got on with this?
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