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For anyone running the DASC.

Post by M3DDB » Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:58 pm

just seeing what interest these would be to anyone as i understand there are alot of problems with the plastic idler pulleys

i made a set of idler rollers form 6061-T6 grade aluminium with high quality deep groove ball bearings capable of over 12,000rpm as i never had a set of plastic rollers that come with the kit.

unfortunatley a few including most recently lee (m44 lee) have witnessed plastic roller failure so these ally kits should eliminate the risk of them going bad. I am currently considering making a few up with a CNC programe machining process which will include the bearings and adapters to fit the original backing plates. price wise these are going to be around £120 after the material and bearing cost, but please bare in mind the cheapest kit i could find online at the time was £100 alone without the bearings.

a few pictures of the failed items and the ones i can make up

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if you want a set making let me know and i can get them knocked out, just want to see what interest i get first before i go to the hassle of making a few kits up

thanks

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Re: For anyone running the DASC.

Post by M3DDB » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:28 pm

cant really make them any cheaper being bespoke for the kit. not your usualy mass produced Sh*te
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Post by m44lee » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:37 pm

i look forward to getting mine on and getting it back on the road
thanks for coming to the rescue and letting me have your personal set,
much appreciated :wink:

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Re: For anyone running the DASC.

Post by M3DDB » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:43 pm

no worries lee, owt for a fellow dasc lol
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Post by Prince » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:57 pm

Awesome offer!

£120 is a bit much for me too just pull out atm but definitely interested. Could they be made to order?

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Re: For anyone running the DASC.

Post by M3DDB » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:49 pm

Appreciate that gav .. these are made to order within the next few weeks however, ive not got a stock pile which im trying to get rid of and unless anyone is interested, i shall simply just make a set for myself. just need to know if anyone needs a set so i can order material, bearings, and stand down time at work to produce these

Just so you all know, IÔÇÖm not trying to sell these to make money, but just to help those out running the kit as the standard items are cr*p, originally i was just going to make myself a pair but since lee needed a set, i said he could have mine, so whilst im making myself another set, i may as well write up a programme and have them done that way, much better tolerances and better quality finishes.

The price may seem steep but im sure anyone with any machining appreciation can back me up on how much CNC machined aluminium components can be, and equally high quality bearings. just want my costs covering as clearly i cant make these at a loss, its just a thought for people running the kit to consider
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Post by Iain » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:30 am

Hi chap, we appreciate that you are trying to make up something that will help a few members out with a known issue.

Equally though as we have not really checked this out we need to be clear that members need touse their own judgement with this purchase, as ultimately if something goes wrong (which i doubt) they will be banging on our door.
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Post by m44lee » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:16 pm

received mine today!
thanks M3DDB :wink:

havent tested them yet as from where i limped it home with no belt on the battery has died! :oops:

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Post by djdanj318is » Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:46 pm

These look great! I've already replaced one of mine with a cam idler pulley (the left one as you look at the engine from the front), which is running fine, but I'd like to replace the other one before it gives up. Would I be able to buy just the one for £60?
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Re: For anyone running the DASC.

Post by m44lee » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:33 pm

here they are fitted!

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need a good engine clean up now as they make the rest of the pulleys look tatty :oops:

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Re: For anyone running the DASC.

Post by red_gnome69 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 12:47 pm

Hi Do these come with the relevant spaces required as one of my current pulleys doesn't line up as the spacer is missing?

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Re: For anyone running the DASC.

Post by M3DDB » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:02 am

to be honest, i set up the spacers to my original back plate, but when lee fitted the they were off slightly due to a different design by downing atlanta, you can simply shim them in or out with the aid of m10 washers, i just put a straight edge from the crank pulley to ensure correct alignment. if you can measure the space required i can however machine a spacer to suit

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