Cam degreeing close-up shots
Posted February 21, 2010
These are pictures I took while degreeing the cam on the CL175 street bike. I thought others interested in this subject (explored in the Group W article on cam degreeing) would like to see some shots of the adjustable cam in place, as well as my solution for a degree wheel pointer.
The degree wheel pointer is two pieces of brass flat stock (what I had lying around) about 2" wide and 1/8" thick. I've cut a 9.5mm wide slot in the two pieces, so they can pass around the center casting support in the cooling fins. Nothing fancy, and I just threaded the lower piece for M6 bolts, which I also had a ready supply of. The two pieces clamp down on one of the cooling fins, and it's pretty solidly mounted -- not much worry about knocking the pointer out of alignment, as long as you're not too rough with anything.
Copyright 2010 by Ian Johnston. Questions? Please mail me at reaper at obairlann dot net.