Archive | May, 2011

First start

As I wrote last time we started the new AS3 for the first time. Well, here is the video of the new AS3’s first start, in HD! You have to click on the video, put it in full screen mode and select “720p” to get the HD (It is worth it, click!)

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Inspection

We’ve kept working on both our new AS1 drive project and our AS3 project. At the moment we have the AS3 up and running! It is hooked up with an external battery and a temporary fuel tank at the moment (the fuel tank is a bottle!). We’ll finish up the last parts and get a […]

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Spraypaint

Sometimes you find things you weren’t expecting to find, or didn’t even know existed. This is one of those times: we’ve managed to find old cans of spraypaint. That in itself is not very strange or interesting. What is interesting is the fact that these are original Yamaha cans of spraypaint still in their original […]

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Electrical

The AS3 is as good as done, everything except the fuel tank and seat are in place. We’re sending it off to a friend who’s something of an expert with electrical systems to make sure all connections and voltages are correct. All that’s left to do when it comes back is to get some petrol […]

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Mostly new

We’ve made good progress with the new AS1 drive since the last update: we’re almost done! Everything from the rear wheel to the front fender is in place. Unlike our last drive project we’ve replaced most of the parts with new ones. Some parts like the engine block and return spring for the kick have […]

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