Originally Posted by donb4103
Hello and welcome. I am building a La Jolla at this very moment. The engine mounts okay but you will need extra wide pedal crank and an offset manifold for the carb. The front mount was a little tricky but I found some long studs to use there so that is working out okay. I think you will have fun building it. It just won`t be as easy as some of the other beach cruisers to just be starting out.
Glad to hear this kit should fit the La Jolla, I think its a great looking bike.
What is an extra wide pedal crank, and where can I get it? Or is this something I have to modify?
Not too worried about the manifold, I plan to go all out eventually and see how far I can modify for more performance.
The only thing I am kinda worried about is stopping, with only a rear coaster brake. What are my options for adding a front brake?