Finishing up the Cabracer360.

 Even though this bike has been through a reveal in December 2017, and the OG Moto Show and Handbuilt Show in April 2018, it was still receiving finishing touches in between and after. If you look at the progression of the bike in photos of those events, changes like a seat cover, Honda wing emblems on the tank, an oil cooler, new air filters, another steering damper, a shortened front fairing after the OG Moto Show, and then extensive lock-wiring of the engine and chassis in this last go-around. Heidenau K-44 tires replaced the IRC's seen on the bike in the first two shows. The bike has been tested with a total loss ignition system and runs well, but the electronic pit-bike style batteryless Ignition system is still being worked out. A complete tear-down and inspection was done on the engine following the test runs, and it is now going back together again.

  The morning after the December 2017 reveal. The bike would be completely broken down to add new larger pistons, cylinders, valve springs with titanium retainers, oil cooler, and the cosmetic touches.

 The morning after the December 2017 reveal. The bike would be completely broken down to add new larger pistons, cylinders, valve springs with titanium retainers, oil cooler, and the cosmetic touches.

  At the Outlier's Guild Moto Show in early April 2018. The coil location has been moved, the tank wings painted, leather seat cover made, an oil cooler added, K&N cone filters replaced the UNI's, and the engine work done minus the ignition. A speedometer was also mounted and a custom work/display stand was also made.

 At the Outlier's Guild Moto Show in early April 2018. The coil location has been moved, the tank wings painted, leather seat cover made, an oil cooler added, K&N cone filters replaced the UNI's, and the engine work done minus the ignition. A speedometer was also mounted and a custom work/display stand was also made.

 The Michael Lichter photo of the Cabracer360 at Revival Cycles Handbuilt Show, late April 2018. Notice the front fairing tails have been cut down. There are other refinements like a rock shield for the oil cooler, and a tether for the seat release screw. 

The Michael Lichter photo of the Cabracer360 at Revival Cycles Handbuilt Show, late April 2018. Notice the front fairing tails have been cut down. There are other refinements like a rock shield for the oil cooler, and a tether for the seat release screw. 

  The second rear fairing mount is missing in this picture, but it was cut off and moved forward to fit the new shorter fairing tails.

 The second rear fairing mount is missing in this picture, but it was cut off and moved forward to fit the new shorter fairing tails.

  After the Handbuilt Show, the bike was broken down one last time to address an oil leak, inspect and clean the engine, and drill the bolts and nuts for lock wire. All the sidecover screws have been replaced with drilled socket head screws.

 After the Handbuilt Show, the bike was broken down one last time to address an oil leak, inspect and clean the engine, and drill the bolts and nuts for lock wire. All the sidecover screws have been replaced with drilled socket head screws.

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  The clutch screw and oil pump retainer nut are lock-wired internally. The Cappellini chain-drive oil pump up close. The cases have to be machined out to mount it, the oil slinger and one primary drive gear removed,  and one of the heavy clutch basket drive gears has to be replaced with an aluminum spacer. The result is a lighter clutch basket and crank, and hella oil flow. Barnett Kevlar clutch disks and plates were used. 

 The clutch screw and oil pump retainer nut are lock-wired internally. The Cappellini chain-drive oil pump up close. The cases have to be machined out to mount it, the oil slinger and one primary drive gear removed,  and one of the heavy clutch basket drive gears has to be replaced with an aluminum spacer. The result is a lighter clutch basket and crank, and hella oil flow. Barnett Kevlar clutch disks and plates were used. 

 Third time this engine has been out of the bike, one last check of the cam degree, and it is ready for full assembly. Thanks to Tucker Rocky and Motion Pro for the degree wheel and throttle on the bike.

Third time this engine has been out of the bike, one last check of the cam degree, and it is ready for full assembly. Thanks to Tucker Rocky and Motion Pro for the degree wheel and throttle on the bike.

 The engine was given a good inspection with no major problems detected. The Highwayman race ignition plate can be seen in the background.

The engine was given a good inspection with no major problems detected. The Highwayman race ignition plate can be seen in the background.

 Test fitting the 5 speed tranny and crank one last time.

Test fitting the 5 speed tranny and crank one last time.

  Sticky Heidenau K-44 tires were put on following the OG Moto show.

 Sticky Heidenau K-44 tires were put on following the OG Moto show.

 The battery tray for the total loss ignition used in testing and available as a back-up.

The battery tray for the total loss ignition used in testing and available as a back-up.

  The tether for the seat release screw attached to the panl that houses the total loss ignition system main power disconnect switch.

 The tether for the seat release screw attached to the panl that houses the total loss ignition system main power disconnect switch.

   The final piece on the bike will be the Shitame Repousse brass signature plaque. This brass is pretty thin and has been worked with small tools to get this effect.

  The final piece on the bike will be the Shitame Repousse brass signature plaque. This brass is pretty thin and has been worked with small tools to get this effect.