This is a 7075 alloy steering head stem for a Yamaha XS750, my customer is fitting a ZX1000RX front end on the XS so it needs a new stem fitting to the ZX yokes, and this is it. Its been coated with Surtek 650 for corrosion protection and I took the photo’s when it was fresh out of the freezer […]
Here’s a couple more titanium bolts for a Lotus. I went fishing with my brother yesterday, its 40 years since i last cast a fly, i didn’t disgrace myself, the fish did though, we didn’t catch anything.
I made this titanium axle set for a Yamaha R6, had them gold anodised and fell in love with them! Normally I don’t like coloured titanium, i prefer its natural beauty which it has in abundance. But this set really does look good in gold.
This is a QD titanium rear axle for a Yamaha R1. Its a whopper.
Here’s a few bits i’ve made for a Kawasaki ZX7RR. They are a 7075 alloy wheel bearing spacer and blue anodised engine plug and titanium sprocket drive pins for a Marchesini wheel.
I make titanium fasteners for Moss Metal Finishing, my local anodisers. Normally grade 1 titanium is the stuff to use but they found they weren’t strong enough and broke too readily, don’t worry, i didn’t make them! So we’ve been trying grade 5 ones for about 4 years now and they are working fine. Grade 5 is not supposed to […]
These are some titanium studs and bolts for a Lotus car. I don’t make much for cars, but it has been known.
7075 alloy is not recommended for rear wheel axles, the forces produced by the drive train on top of the forces produced by riding can be too much even for 7075. But this one is going on a bike that is rarely ridden and only then on track days with promises of regular inspections. Even so I can take no […]
I love making 7075 alloy steering head stems, I like the challenge of the precision needed, this one is for a Suzuki GSXR1100. Its been Surtek 650 coated for corrosion protection.
These are titanium wheel axles for an Aprilia RS250. They are stonking big axles for a 250cc, i suspect they are interchangeable with other models but i could be quite wrong, in which i case i stand by what i said, these are stonking big axles for a 250cc!