Novakar converted from F500 to F600

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Ted Simmons
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Novakar converted from F500 to F600

Postby Ted Simmons » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:47 pm

Below are some pictures of my converted F500 Novakar to F600.

1.Before converting picture shows the 2-stroke Rotax installed
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2.After installing the GSXR 600
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3.The process of conversion
Remove Rotax and CVT drivetrain
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Remove frame parts not needed
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Fit new frame parts (excellently fabricated by Dave Piontek and engineered by Jay Novak)
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Ready for the welder
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Back from the welder
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Bolting on the suspension
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Adding insulation between engine and fuel cell
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More insulation
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Install new oil pan
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Install GSXR 600 engine
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Plumb the water system
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Routing the exhaust system (hardest part of the conversion)
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Install the Individual Inlet Restrictors (two on the left)
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Finished engine install
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Ready to race
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Dave Craddock
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Location: United States, Michigan, Redford
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F 6 Novakar

Postby Dave Craddock » Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:01 pm

Ted, nice pictorial ! thanks very much.
Dave
Dave Craddock

Jim Murphy
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Postby Jim Murphy » Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:03 pm

Ted,
You will be finding out that the more heat shielding everywhere the better - like wrapping your exhaust pipe all the way to the muffler AND a heat shield between the exhaust and the motor.

HTH,
Jim

Jay Novak
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Postby Jay Novak » Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:57 pm

Thanks Ted, a very nice job on the conversion. Great pics too.
... Jay Novak
SCCA member for 48 years
A special thanks to all SCCA workers


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