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Old 04-06-2015, 06:01 PM
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Default Re: Can I use a power generator engine for a bicycle motor

It should be mentioned that generator engines typically have a tapered shaft which can be a real pain for mounting any sort of clutch, chain, or belt to. Theoretically a friction drive system would work. However, with an engine that heavy, your bike would be pretty out of balance considering the motor has to be mounted to one side of the wheel with the horizontal shaft touching the tread of the tire. Considering your tools situation, I would also recommend shelling out the $120 for a cheap 80cc 2-stroke kit.
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