Re: MASTER BIKE BUILDER QUESTION: rear wheel (freewheel?)& sprocket ~ flip-over
Yes and depending on what type of bicycle you have a pull start may make you add a wider pedal crank to clear the extra width. Fortunately I have a bicycle with so much room within the frame that I can mount the engine far enough forward and higher up on the front tube that the pedals clear it.
I have a pull starter from BFG. It is slightly larger than the stock magneto cover on my engine probably due to it made by one of the other engine manufacturers. WHen I tightened it down on my engine it cracked. Needless to say I read about all the horror stories for this pull start but I thought I would try anyway. It won't need a major mod to make it work though.
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