As I posted on here a while back. The last time I had Fluffy out. I had some problems. Lol. I broke some axles and cracked my cases. So the stage was set...... 3 and half weeks to pull it out, tear it down, have the cases welded up, send the crank out to see if a stroker kit can be built for it, Polish and port the head, have the cases machined to accept the new parts, get the new parts shipped, recieved, get the proper clutch parts ordered, recieved, get it all reassembled, reinstalled and Dyno tuned, in 3 and half weeks through Christmas and New years holidays. It took a lot of stressful days and long nights and a lot of people REALLY coming through for me, to make it all happen. First of all, I have to thank Steven at BPRacing, when I originally called him looking for a stroker kit for a viking, he said that one didn't exist. I asked if one of his 815 stroker kits for a Rhino could be adapted to work in the Viking since the motors seem to be very similar. He said he knew that The piston and rod were the same but he had no idea about the crank and the cases. He called me back on his cell 20 min later and said that if I would send him my crank that he would see if he could put something together. So, I pulled the motor and got it to my engine guy Tim, and begged him to rip this thing apart super fast so I could get this crank in the mail. Well, needless to say, Tim came through and had the crank out for me that Monday morning. So, back to Steven, I told him about my impossible time line and he agreed to try to help me. I 2 day shipped my crank to his house on Saturday and he didn't get the notification till I called him Tuesday at lunch and asked him how it was going. I had a bit of a come apart when I found out that we lost 2 days because he didn't find the stupid notification. He called me back at 4:30 and said that he had just picked up the crank and dropped it off at the machine shop. I told him that I was bummed about losing 2 days and I really needed parts by the end of the week and I knew that wouldn't happen now. He said he would need a day or so to work out the stuff with the crank and I told him to please call me, day or night, if there were any problems or if he needed anything. Low and behold he called me at 630 that night and told me that the crank would work and he had everything in Stock to put my kit together except a low compression piston. I told him I didn't care, that I wanted the high compression piston anyway. This guy came through BIG TIME, from the time he recieved my crank till he had my parts in the mail was 12 hours. While the parts were n transit, I got Hunterworks on the phone and told him what I was doing and what he recommended for clutches and springs and whatnot. Since I already had his sheeve and secondary spring, he said, all I needed was a wet clutch slug kit and I told him that I needed it yesterday and I would pay extra if he would get it in the mail right now. Well, he did, and I had my parts the day after christmas. Which was fantastic since my engine kit came in the day before Christmas. Now I had to get my cases machined to accept the new jug since it extends quite a ways farther down then the old one and it's a way bigger bore. I got lucky when a friend of a friend opened up his machine shop on Christmas day and machined my cases for me. I got the axles swapped out and the head done over Christmas weekend and T I managed came through for me again and got my motor all wrapped up by the time I got off work monday. I spent the better part of Monday night doing shit 3 times and fixing broken shit that somehow got screwed up n the moving around. Needless to say I didn't get it done like I was supposed to and I had to finish it up Tuesday night after work. It was a glorious sound to hear that thump of that big gun cranking over. Once I got it pumped up, it hit in 3 cranks. It was so lean because of the displacement increase that it was missing and running like shit, but it was running. It was running so lean that I didn't run it long. I called the David Branson that owns DBR performance and I asked him to do me a solid and see if he could Dyno if for me. Once again, a great guy came through big for me. I delivered Fluffy at 730 Wednesday morning and by 11:00 he had her singing strong. I can't thank all the people who came through for me on this project enough. We got it done. They all helped make my dream a reality in a ridiculous time frame. I would highly recommend any of the business that I had the pleasure of dealing with. I know this was long but hang in there. I haven't even gotten to the motor yet.....
Well, here we are, fueling up, new years day morning. Better than Christmas as a kid. We got to the event late as hell, but we got there. When I pulled it off the trailer it had a whopping 5 miles on it. Let me tell ya. Th I s is the engine enables that the Viking should have come with stock. I can pull hills n high gear that would really work the 686. Don't get me wrong. I loved it before, but that was my only dig, that with the 30s it was definitely a little down on power. This kit absolutely alleviates any of my woes. It's peppy, super torquey, and race fuel smells guuuuud. I have no idea what a top speed would be, but if it would do 54 with the stock motor, Hunterworks sheeve and spring kit, and 30s. I would think it would easily hit mid 60s or more. It's that good!!!!!!!.... I was able to own a couple badass trails with some gnarly as holes and tree roots. I bound up both ends pretty hard a couple times and it lugged right through it and never bogged. That's all I care about is how it performs when I'm trailriding. All I need is 0-30. I just want it to get there fast. Lol. I was also proud to see 4 or 5 other vikings out there today amongst that sea of razors and teryx`s. I met a fellow member today as well. It was cool to meet someone from the forum. We r definitely outnumbered but every time I take Fluffy out people ask me what it is. They like it cause its different, and it goes like hell, and it's still useful. It I impresses me more every time I go out.
I have a auto tune ordered so we can back some timing out of it on the bottom. He said that once he can adjust timing that he can make it quite a bit better. With high compression motors u need to b able to control timing.
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