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Old 06-13-2011, 03:04 PM
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purdy got my motor N all worked into a huffy cruiser frame wind up using my back wheel and other parts from the huffy mt havoc it was on due to the shape of the coaster brake rim. still gonna mess with that rim sum more. wanna git it as straight N true as the freewheel rim if not its prolly gonna go on the havoc and sell it off. gotten used to the cruiser style frame. handles a lil sharper to me
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:27 PM
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Oh no - that's terrible KC - I'm sorry to hear that!
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:30 PM
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KCvale, I'm sorry for your loss and the fire.

I've been getting a clunking sound on my drivetrain. I can slightly hear and feel it. I decided to replace the chain I'd broken a few days ago. I also sawed off the bottom of the front derailleur's guide. I wish the derailleur's selector went deeper past the sprocket. Now I'm worried that the chain will snag the bottom of the selector/guide. I'll buy another front derailleur, since they're so inexpensive. I cut the derailleur, just in case the chain was snagging it. The cassette was also protesting during the shift from first to second gear.

Upon riding to work today, the clunking is still there. Besides that, the rear cassette is protesting mightily in the upshift from first to second gear. Besides changing the front derailleur, I will also replace the rear cassette. Maybe the ravages of months of motorized power shifts has taken its toll on it.

I have made it a point of releasing the throttle before shifting gears.
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:24 PM
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Put an actual kill switch on the bike today, works like a dream.

Though, now I really want a keyed switch.




And I went a little crazy with the hose clamps on the SBP xchamber...

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Old 06-13-2011, 07:27 PM
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You have like $30 in hose clamps
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:32 PM
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Regular heater wont last long at all. The SBP hose is silicone hose. You can find it locally at boat shops.
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:33 PM
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I've had heater hose on mine for about three years and thousands of miles. It holds up just fine.
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:17 PM
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I've had heater hose on mine for about three years and thousands of miles. It holds up just fine.
Never mind, then
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:20 PM
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Not trying to be contradictory... Just stating my experience.

When I first did it, I didn't really have high hopes. I had a strong feeling it would melt and make a mess. But I'm very surprised how well it's done.
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Old 06-13-2011, 10:22 PM
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Thanks for the tip, guys. I need 1 5/16" exhaust tubing for my Tanaka expansion pipe. If boat shops don't have it, I'll try heater hose.
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