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  1. cabbiex5

    cabbiex5 New Member

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    So I have Schwinn Southport 7-Speed 26" bike from meijer:
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    A DAX F80 2-cycle engine with dual brake lever bought from amazon:
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    and MB.com chat with zune music player in background:
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    Tinker time...

    Now, it took me forever to get the sprocket on, but kermit05 gave me a tip and bam! 5min later:
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  2. cabbiex5

    cabbiex5 New Member

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    Next day I did the motor with assistance from a friend who held it in place. dan and OzzyU812 tips on chat:
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    The next day....
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    I rode it about 1/2 mile down the street and everything was awesome....

    Notice there isnt a muffler on it. it wont attach cuz the oversize tube mounts are in the way... gunna buy a poo poo exhaust later.

    thanks to dan OzzyU812 kermit05 for all their help and every thread on this site
     
  3. OzzyU812

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    SWEET!

    But loud! LOL
     
  4. cabbiex5

    cabbiex5 New Member

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    yea i know, thinking about the poo poo pipe from bicycle-engines.com

    any ideas for a horn? needs to be heard from 200ft

    I also need a light setup, headlight taillight brake light and turn signals. thinking about a separate circuit with a battery, any ideas?
     
  5. kermit05

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    Good job cabbie! =)
     
  6. Finfan

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    Don't run it without the muffler! You'll toast the engine!

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  7. cabbiex5

    cabbiex5 New Member

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    muffler is on it, i had to heat and bend it so it would fit. gunna upgrade to another one soon
     
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    Welcome. If It Runs As Good As It Looks You Are In Fine Shape. Congrats, Nice Build. Ron
     
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    this one might help...fit almost perfect and sounds great...36.00 bucks and thats with shipping...motor99motor on ebay...Dennis
     

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    it doesnt get in the way of the frame?
     
  11. drhofferber

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    no...I cut the flange that bolts to the engine exhaust port and wielded it to a 2 inch piece of pipe the same diameter...picked it up at lowes...black pipe...its heavier and supportive...positioned it...tacked it ...and wala...perfect...nice sound....i think there is always going to be a small problem because all frames are different and everyone puts their engines in different...i have ruined one muffler by heating it up and tweaking it...bad metal...my first build was a schwinn and i had to tweak it...i could never get it right...but this one was easy...clean...i think you'll have to work with the poopoo pipes too....the expansion pipe i put on my gary fisher fit right on with no tweaking and moves...ha...got it at spooky tooth...heres a pic...need any info let me know...Dennis
     

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    That small of chamber made a difference?? Did kwik search for motor99motor no results.
     
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    hey ozzie...type in mini pocket bike exhaust on ebay...they have a daul exhaust with your name on it...have fun and dont forget the vets today...Dennis
     
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    Thanks I was just curious about it. No welder at home :(

    Cab, did you get that fuel trouble fixed??
     

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