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Old 03-06-2012, 06:57 PM
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I gathered up a companion for mine today.
Gonna give it to #2.
He needs transport around town.
Got it from a college kid, and it's bollixed, bigtime! lol
Is the pic big enough to see the combination wrench stuffed inside the chain tensioner so it will tighten well enough??? LOL
Any number of other probs that will need to be fixed...
Will not run.
The seller said there was a problem with the mag rotor floating around.
He mentioned there was no key present.
This is my first slant-head, so I'll need plenty of advice!
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I hope it's a 66 !

I would like to buy a 48t sprocket from someone. Pls PM me, if you would!
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Old 03-06-2012, 08:02 PM
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Hey those TL5's look pretty kewl

These levers came UPS today ordered 3 sets of two. Shipping weight said 3 pounds. Worth every penny ! Got them at somewhere around 13 dollars a set. They come two a set. So had to get three.. some for me and somebody else. Ideally I like to play with three levers at once at times.

I highly recommend these they are perfect! A mandatory addition to my tool set. These are forged steel and have a nice ring to them when ya cling them together to liston to the metallurgy. The sort of tone you hear from good wrenches. These are steel baby! With perfect totally effort less leverage.

There is more forged on these puppies than just the name lol.

In the late words of Al Bundy ''Lets Rock'' Problemy solved.
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Old 03-06-2012, 08:44 PM
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niice goat, those are beasts!

Nice find rusty, lol $1.50 key and away you go. Slant are no different, little higher compression. Drill that tensioner, or space to run without one and your good to go. Nice.
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Old 03-07-2012, 12:15 AM
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I have been to darn busy to try them out yet. Just got'em today. lol... Tomorrow I will throw a tire together with them and report. Still gotta prove they will not bend. I will tackle my biggest problem child and report their integrity.
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Old 03-07-2012, 12:25 AM
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We'll be watching for results of the 'strongarm' test, GH !

Yah, this poor little cobbled together motorized bicycles really needs a bunch of everything, KC.
I had just recently heard abt spacing the motor forward to resolve chain slack, and I think I'm gonna try that method.
...but still gonna be running a rag joint... really need to spring for a hub adapter, but can't do the sensible things when bargain deals keep popping up!
...at least I hope this new motorized bicycles turns out to be a bargain! lol
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Old 03-07-2012, 12:38 AM
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Sensible thing ha ha The money and jambalaya of stuff I have accumulated since my first motorized borders on true out of hand madness mayhem

Sounds like another great project! Rusty.. Sharp clean bike

Got yur tobacco seeds here I got friends all over the place trying them this year. Gonna be interesting. Looking forward to hearing how those exotic chili pepper seeds turn out!?
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:42 AM
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Today should be a big day with mabs... gonna strip down two of them and begin the engine swap.
...going with the swap because my 48 has been so reliable, and #2 is just not so big on the mechanical stuff.
KISS will be the order of the day in it's re-construction.

...I saw Kestrel closeout models down to $1k posted...
seeing how they don't have much for spokes, a FD has got to be the best drive method. was it adam who mounted a trimmer right up behind the seatpost???
keeping friction against the skinny tire IS gonna be difficult, but the right tire and roller should do it.

lol
glad u got the baccy seed. I got plenty of it!
It makes a nice ornamental plant... I'll track down a pic of where someone used them as a border along their driveway... lol they look nice!

We are running low on hotsauce, here.
Gotta get some in production!
Wahoo!!!!
...I've got one jar that's been setting aside for almost 2 years, fermenting. might pop the lid on it soon...

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Old 03-07-2012, 01:39 PM
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re: Kestrel. Was it $1000 for a frame and fork, maybe?

If you are serious about motorizing one, get a used one from the mid to late 90s, that will probably take a 700x28 or 32 tire. You will probably have to use metal plates drilled in the center for axle mounting, and prevented from rotating by strapping to the chain stays with conduit straps. (to hold the adjuster straps).

Go with something like That's Dax and a 2 stroke engine, keep it light, because the frame is flexy and not made for racks or cargo or motors. You might have to shorten the Dax drive channel and use a short u-bracket, to lower torque against the chain-stay yoke and seatpost area of the frame. It is carbon fiber, so you might need to mount the u-bracket to the seatpost instead, and put a plug in the seatpost to prevent crushing it.
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Old 03-07-2012, 05:08 PM
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BEAUTIFUL DAY ,took a ride , took an hour an a half lunch break just me an my bike started out with 20 sum miles parked with 36 I call that a nice day !
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Nice! no pics Gnu?
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