Custom Frame For Thumper Motor

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  1. NEAT TIMES

    NEAT TIMES New Member

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    ccc

    Looks good, the stock hub could be cut off and notched, for poor people like me! lol

    That hub is a lot smaller that the oringinal rope spool that turns it . Do you think a 5" dia. or so would be better, easer to pull (for us senior`s) ?

    Recently bought a Honda 160cc with belt driven OHC and plan on stripping the tin off it.
    The "Bullet Line" cvt looks like the unit that will be used in my Chrome Stretch Cruiser.

    Have enjoyed your`s and Cobra Freak`s threads, thanks much.

    Ron
     
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  2. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Neat Times: You can use the stock one and cut it, that’s what I have now and it works fine.

    Is your motor a GC160 with plastic housing? I have one and really like it. I have attached a photo. The CVT should work fine on it.

    If you can leave the housing...it looks cool I think...
     

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    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Serviced,tuned and ready to race.

    Not sure if I am going to run the moped hub yet, waiting for worksman wheel items to arrive.

    I am also trying to get the dyno built for my son to race.
     

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    dmb Active Member

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    sorry so late google snuff or not. pretty simple i'm not able to post without my kids help but you should be able to make one easily enough. right on scotto- they were mostly on honda 250 and 300 scramblers from the 60's. that bike scream's ASCOTT RACEWAY!!!!! all you need is the clay. dennis
     
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    The_Aleman New Member

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    Great build CCC! Looking forward to watching you and Scotto battle it out at Grange! :D
     
  6. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Update Goose:
    I have been riding the crap out of this bike, all over the beach area and the town...even went into the hood and got chased with my son by the homies...left them in the dust....show me the money...
     
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  7. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    Very nice Jeff, I love your big 4-strokes! I think you'll find that tach very handy, it makes keeping track of oil changes much easier. I'm just starting to hit 6,000rpm on my relatively stock 212cc. Pat took it for a ride for the first time yesterday....almost looped it twice. He couldn't believe the thing, it really sparked his building interest again ;) Looks like you're building a board tracker with the 160 hey? Keep em' coming.....

    dnut
     
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    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    I am still waiting for the RIGHT spokes from Worksman, paid for stainless and got the standard. It has been like two months since I ordered from them, I will never due business with them again. The fruck-n run around stinks.

    By the time I get the spokes I will have come up with my own thing for a rear hub and brake...like a disk
     
  9. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    While Worksman has great wheels, my experience with them is like yours... poor customer service, delays, lost order and didn't seem to care.
    SB
     
  10. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Thanks SB I guess I am not the only one...I wonder how Pat deals with them...

    Whats a good one is I thought the lady put me on hold so I yelled out F-n _itch and she was still on the line...boy did she sound me...lol...there goes my order for the right spokes...
     
  11. dmb

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    now, now, i'm sure she got her panties in a twist! their's a lot of place's in our country that are still in the 50's. try holmeshobbies.com i think he doe's 11 gage. he's into mopedarmy but say's he'll do them all. good luck dennis
     
  12. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    Hey Jeff, if you're willing to go 12g stainless, I gotta guy down here that cuts and threads to any length you want........just so ya know ;) Don't know bout 11g, but I could inquire......

    dnut
     
  13. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Scotto but I got a guy close by that does great custom wheel building...Venice Motor Bikes...

    DMB: I have used Holmes and will use them again, the quality of his spokes are top notch...I know the length for my application and don't need to shop the other vendor anymore...
     
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    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Update: trying to get my race bikes ready for the up and coming events...this tank had a leak at the back and was not good. Had to tig weld it up...so I held my breath and let it rip...JK...I did a little research to save my life...brake cleaner 1st, then some water and simple green and good to weld...now to mount it back on the bike and tune it up...
     

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    Interesting mod on the breather.
     
  16. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    is that a zerk fitting?
    SB
     
  17. Ibedayank

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    using brake cleaner can KILL you if used as a cleaner prior to welding

    PHOSGENE

    Phosgene is formed by decomposition of chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents by ultraviolet radiation. It reacts with moisture in the lungs to produce hydrogen chloride, which in turn destroys lung tissue. For this reason, any use of chlorinated solvents should be well away from welding operations or any operation in which ultraviolet radiation or intense heat is generated.


    http://www.osha.gov/doc/outreachtraining/htmlfiles/weldhlth.html
     
  18. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    Well I only took a couple hits...lol...I know all about Phosgene...that was the big fear while in trade school for AC & R...many years ago...still alive today...

    I made sure all the vapor was gone, washed the tank then welded it up. All good.
     
  19. NEAT TIMES

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    A point or tip well taken, thanks!
    Ron
     
  20. Ibedayank

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    Culver

    never ment to infer that you didn't do it safely but many that have no clue read these posts and take things that are done the wrong way as the right way to do them.
    "well so and so did it that way .... I seen it on the net so must be the right way""

    Very nice job on the frame.
     

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