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Old 02-23-2012, 02:58 AM
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built up my original ol'girl again with a new motorkit and sold it to a guy at work.
Im already getting thoughts of you break I fix... hmm
Its going to be hard to teach him what to do with his broken english, hopefully he can learn how to swing a spanner the way he swings his hammer.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:25 AM
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Decided to go for a ride today on the 50cc and the damn nut that holds the cent. 3 shoe clutch came loose. Took the kick start cover off n cleaned up the the tapered shaft with brake cleaner put the shoes back in and locktited the nut on. Got about half a block away and the freakin but came loose again... Jumped on the modded ht and went for a thrash instead.
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:48 PM
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Didn't do nuthin' to the bike today.
It started right up, and got me up the street to the tire store to retrieve my pickup truck, tossed it in the back, and pulled it out when I got home.
Just a dependable little short hop better than walkin' kinda machine. :-)
$35 for a used tire... ain't like the old days... :-(
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:14 PM
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Took the 50 out for coffee again- an exhillarating ride slightly more than 5 miles roundtrip- a little windy here, and pushed a headwind on the way back- it slowed the little motor down a bit.

Took delivery on a new jug for it, and I can put a normal carb and billet intake on instead of the "sleeve carb" with the wide spacing-

I did it once before- immediately got better revs and power before something got inside and scoured that jug with only a few miles on it- so I've had the original on for quite some time now again-

I'll be doing that switch sometime soon- and thought about going to a smaller alloy sprock than even the custom alloy 39 GT I have bolted to the large flange-

Now after the headwind, I'm wait and see before ordering another sprock- will it be viable? One thing at a time I guess.....

The 34 works surprisingly well on my 66.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:00 PM
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Cleaned up the crank taper and refitted the clutch shoes after abit of a clean up.
Lightly tapped the shoes onto the taper and tightened the heck out of it.
Went for a spin today and faark me this thing is better than..you know what.

The clutch adjustment I had done to the stack washers is now puuurfect so lucky I dont have to take the clutch apart and mess with it again.

Cant wait to go hunting for some MB's..lol

heres some piccys of the beast.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:05 PM
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Wow you did not wast any time pimping that ride out!
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:47 PM
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Breno, is that the Dax kickstart engine? Looks good. I think I'd be annoyed by that big pipe near my legs though. How do you not burn your leg?

I got a chain roller in the mail today from Ian Hawker. It looks like a machined down skateboard wheel but its hard rubber, not the usual plastic/p.u. type wheel. It has some really nice bearings in it! It is supposed to go on the lollipop idler or other device.
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Old 02-24-2012, 10:53 PM
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Breno, is that the Dax kickstart engine? Looks good. I think I'd be annoyed by that big pipe near my legs though. How do you not burn your leg?
In my experience. A lot of times you can pretty much get away with wearing shorts around these pipes as they just don't get that hot.. Its only a 50cc motor.
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:24 AM
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GH is right they dont really get that hot. I have the pipe just under my leg so it just out of the way. This motor isn't from Dax but it measures up the same and I'm pretty sure goes the same. Would easily have 2.5 to 3 times the pull of my modded 70cc. Cheers GH I haven't finished yet but the new stickies I chucked on today make cornering wicked.
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:37 AM
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I'm truing a wheel on my wife's bike and re-spacing the u-bracket on my dax drive, installing a killswitch on mine, too.


http://www.autotoys.com/pics/plsw26.jpg

I figured the one with the lid would look cool, plus it is hard to restart the engine while riding fast so I don't want anything to bump the switch.
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