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GTM Monster Builds

Discussion in 'Custom Guzzi Builds' started by GTM®, Sep 1, 2017.

  1. GTM®

    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    buzglyd Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    I’ll be in Austin but at the track Saturday and Sunday for MotoGP.
     
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    Hippo-Drones Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    What an amazing build(s) Awesome stuff! :)
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Motorcyclist Mag (in print) published some great photos and more on our story in the current issue. You can also read it online via subscription based apps via AppleNews+ or Texture.

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    groundhog105 Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    I read that article and it was excellent.
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    I have no voice left from an incredibly fun and busy day at the Quail Moto Gathering in Carmel Valley yesterday. Fun catching up with so many new (to me) Guzzi riders and long time friends.

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    racer-7 Just got it firing!

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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    To add it to one of builds when the donor has it, very little. To add it to one that doesn't have it, very.
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    We just started our next transformation. Breva 1100 less ~100 lbs and ~2” lower cg = GTM-02.4. Will be for sale.

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    Mayakovski High Miler GT Famiglia

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    Would love to see a time lapse of such a transformation.
     
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    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    I have one, will post as soon as I have online.
     
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    Eldo1400 Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Unbelievable, awesome and beautiful. Todd, does it make sense to use the California engine as a basis for a build or just the 8V?
     
  13. GTM®

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    Grazie. I can use the Cal 1400 motor (which is a 8V), but it's the gearbox and swing-arm/CARC drive/all related that is critical to these builds.
     
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    Eldo1400 Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    " I can use the Cal 1400 motor (which is a 8V)..."

    Ha ha, I would have gotten a big surprise pulling the valve covers to adjust. (I don't know why I was thinking it's 4V). Anyway I've often looked at the beautiful engine/drivetrain on my Eldorado and imagined what a really stripped-down, minimalist version of the bike would be like. Your builds are similar to what I see in my mind's eye, so I was wondering.
     
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    8V in Italia-speak is Quattrovalvole, or 4-valves per cylinder (8-Valves in total - don't ask I say). Your 1400 is the same as the 1200 (1151cc) 4V (x2 = 8V) motors. I agree on your thoughts/vision. Imagine your motor in a 400 lb machine. That is essentially GTM-01, but with cams and enlarged twin throttle bodies. Any "CARC Guzzi" 1100 or 1200-2V, or any 1200-4V (8V) will work as a donor.
     
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    Eldo1400 Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    I should have said, I thought my 1400 was 2 vales per cylinder for some reason. Anyway, point taken on CARC. It's a nice looking system but I haven't experienced it yet. Almost bought a Griso, but alas. But your bikes take it to a new level. Even 100 hp in a 400 lb package would work for me :)
     
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    groundhog105 Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    Just a stunning transformation
     
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    I am glad to see things going well for you and your custom Guzzi's. That is a cool article on your stuff.
    Maybe one day I will be able to afford one of your bikes. In the mean time, the shock showed up yesterday and it looks great. The box took a beating in transit, but the shock made it undamaged. Sadly, the Griso is off in a corner waiting for me to replace the clutch. But I look forward to getting it back on the road to enjoy the new shock.
     
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    For those asking how my 1380 motor makes so much more power than the C14, this is the intake manifold off the single throttle body 1400 motor below vs. the 1200 twin throttle body manifold at the bottom. Add cams and a higher redline and they make big power.

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    Jason Shea Just got it firing! GT di Razza Pura

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    GTM 2.3, known officially as Rose is now on the road and has a permanent home in my garage. I can't even begin to describe the addictive power and thrill of riding her, you all need one... there's nothing like it!
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