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Bandit checks in from the salt, with all the photos and all the gory details

By The Bikernet and 5-Ball Bonneville Racing Team
8/29/2010


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Marc, Ray, Jeremiah and Bandit
Marc, Ray, Jeremiah and Bandit

 

It  took all day to get registered and inspected, but they now know what to do. In fact here's the to-do lists for both the Peashooter and the Munro Special:

Ray C Wheeler passes inspection - Now race ready...
Ray C Wheeler passes inspection - Now race ready...

 

Ray C's Munro Special:

1. Kill Switch & Cable

2.Fuel line fire-retardant cover

3. Safety wire on axles bolts

4. Place racing identification numbers on rear fender

Chase & Ben Deacon- Removing the engine after we blew the head gasket
Chase & Ben Deacon- Removing the engine after we blew the head gasket

 

Bandit's Peashooter To Do's:

1. Put fork stops on bars

2. Kill switch & cable

3. Lube throttle cable

4. Add fuel line fire-retardant cover

5. Attach racing number identification plate. 6"x8". Class #'s 3"x1"

Keith & Marc on the Peashooter.
Keith & Marc on the Peashooter.

 

Bandit reports: Hey, we blew the head gasket right after starting the Peashooter for the first time. No problem, the boys from Speed Deacon Hawaii are taking the engine apart then, we'll rebuild a new gasket.

The 5-Ball Team headquarters without a tent...
The 5-Ball Team headquarters without a tent...

 

Also, we have a tent again, after the first one flew away. Jerry Stewart of Shaker Products saved us from the week's sun attack. Thank you Jerry from 5-Ball Racing.

 

 

 


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