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Old 11-13-2008, 02:13 AM
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Default Re: The Pocket Bike Engine and Your Opinion...

Yup, I also have been thinking about it. There are lots of pocket bike engines out there. They're smaller but more powerful, 7 to 8 HP for a 48cc that can reach insane RPM's. There are 2 major concerns actually which I am still figuring out. 1) Engine mounts and design. 2) The RPM has to be reduced substantially to have workable torque. I'm also thinking of using a jackshaft and freewheel cranks like the SBP.

I think these pocket bike engines are more practical than the chengines. I just don't understand why nobody has marketed a universal engine mounts and jackshafts for these babies. It would cost a lot more to modify the chengines to match the power of these babies, than to design or manufacture engine mounts and jackshafts for the pocket bike engines.

I have already contacted a pocket bike engine seller, and he's actually willing to provide the engine mounts with extra cost ofcourse. I'm still saving $$ for this.
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