02-19-2008, 01:47 AM #1
OSB modified VF-III reed stuffers
I have been working on this project for a while. Not really working but it has been a work in progress for a while. I feel this is an excellent solution to two issues I have had with the VF-III reeds. The first issue was the reed stuffers bowing and cracking. The second was the soft aluminum reed cover plate. I had the OEM reed cover plate dimple around the bolts and cause an air leak using the rubber OEM 1300 gaskets. My original plan was to make a beefier cover plate. I got a used Pro-Tec reed stuffer and was going to cut the stuffer part off. I looked at it for a bit and came up with the idea of incorporating the stuffer in it to fit the VF-III's. So after some measuring and drawing I made a fixture to hold it on the mill and made some. A couple of adjustments later and the fit is perfect. I wrote a program to run these on the CNC and now am able to offer them to anyone that wishes a set. I can also bore the hole to match larger size carbs. These will be available in two different ways as a purchased unit complete or as a modification to your Pro-Tec reed stuffer. I am not doing this as a means of making money. I have a job that keeps me very busy, it is just a way of passing it on and supporting my home on the internet.
Here is some pics of the stuffer and VF-III assembly
- Modify your Pro-Tec 12/1300R reed stuffer $125
- Modify your 800R Pro-Tec Reed stuffer $83
- Buy one that I have in stock 1200/1300R $225
Last edited by OsideBill; 07-18-2011 at 12:11 AM.
02-19-2008, 02:05 AM #2
02-19-2008, 02:06 AM #3
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Wow those are stunning.
Can i assume with these, you no longer need to run the extra spacer plate ?
02-19-2008, 02:16 AM #4
02-19-2008, 06:50 AM #5
02-19-2008, 09:24 AM #6
Bill, with this set up, will you be able to install a set of VF3's and not worry so much about them leaking? That has been my biggest concern since once I install these things I don't want to have to go back in and keep messing with them. Will these work on the 1300r?
Last edited by Suthrn; 02-19-2008 at 09:27 AM.
02-19-2008, 10:06 AM #7
02-19-2008, 10:35 AM #8
ive already got mine cut
except i didnt have a cnc machine
all grinder and dremel baby! mine arent that pretty though
02-19-2008, 10:49 AM #9
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02-19-2008, 11:01 AM #10
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