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Old 08-24-2011, 11:40 PM
kevinkrg6 kevinkrg6 is offline
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Location: ohio
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Default Re: Looking for cheapest reliable motor.

Your asking for too much for too little.

You will not get 35mph out of the box for a stock ebay motor.

You'll need a really high geared sprocket (like 26t or something like that)
and possibly some engine mods to reach that speed.

You have a 29er so that helps, but with a 26t sprock or something around there, good luck getting started, you will have to pedal a good amount before you drop that clutch.

I would aim for around 30mph. For reliability, there are a good amount of mods on here to help.

Better studs, right kind of oil, breaking it in correctly, porting, etc.
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