Recent content by cmadrid40

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    Rat Fink 212cc

    i spent a lot of time looking for ways to adapt the rear hub for a drive sprocket from engine, drive sprocket from pedals, and...disc brake mount. Ghettobike makes a real nice hub, i was trying to save money so purchased this hub off ebay...looking back probably should have just splurged for the...
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    Rat Fink 212cc

    I wanted the bottom tube to be flat with the ground so I raised the front a couple of inches...needed to make longer forks but this also allowed me to install the dual bike stems for the handle bars. Maybe ridged fork or springer...
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    Rat Fink 212cc

    Got the engine in a good spot that should work, offset to accommodate the torque converter. Most of the engine upgrades are done. A this point I was going to give up on making it a pedal bike, i was thinking about just mounting pegs i had laying around...a small motorcycle. I found some wide...
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    Rat Fink 212cc

    Awesome, that's definitley a bike I saved to my folder for inspiration a while back. Cool to know that its yours, that's a clean setup. I might have seen it here for the first time...this is my first post/ thread but have been creeping around since I started the build...good resource.
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    Rat Fink 212cc

    Thanks, the project is actually farther along than the currently posted images. My plan is to post a few pics with description every couple days and then i will be caught up and any further progress will be real time. I will say that some big changes were made and its looking pretty good...
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    Rat Fink 212cc

    Getting the engine placed in frame, trying understand where mounts need to be, how the chains will work etc...
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    Rat Fink 212cc

    The project has been underway for a few (10) months now, was going to be a quick covid project that has manifested into a lot of fun with a lot of work to go...Bike is first gen Electra Rat Fink, the intention is to set it up with a 212cc Predator. This is my first bike build but I am...
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