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Can you put an engine on a mountain bike?

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Old 11-01-2010, 08:35 PM
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Default Can you put an engine on a mountain bike?

alot of them seem to be coaster brakes etc... but i have a diamondback outlook in the garage (mountain bike lots of gears and regular brakes not disc) is there anything id be screwing myself on or can i buy an engine and go to town on it? thank you very much ive been reading a ton and cant get this answered.
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Default Re: Can you put an engine on a mountain bike?

Most older mountain bikes are the easiest.
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If a Harbor Freight 79cc motor can be set-up on an old Trek 800, I believe the answer is YES to your question. Even easier installing a 2-stroke on one.

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Default Re: Can you put an engine on a mountain bike?

I typed in "diamondback outlook" in our google custom search (with quotations) & these two examples popped right up - there's a couple few more I think ifn ya wanna dig around


http://motorbicycling.com/f15/first-...ook-10802.html


http://motorbicycling.com/f23/sale-d...bike-9492.html

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