Firmstrong Chief complete.

Discussion in 'Motorized Cruiser Bicycles' started by ape named wally, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. ape named wally

    ape named wally New Member

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    Grubee 66cc gt5
    flex copper tubing w/ compression fitting exhaust.
    exhaust clamp & alum. C beam front engine mount.
     

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    Velodrome Active Member

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    Im really liking your copper exhaust tubing. Excelent idea! Nothing better than when people think outsid the box or all togather without a box! Very cool ride! havnt seen the chain tensioner mounted from above before. Hows that working?
     
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    ape named wally New Member

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    Thanks. It was a friends idea but I confirmed it could be done somewhere on this site. I need to make some kind of heat resistant washers for the threaded connections between the header and muffler. Especially with the rich mix I'm running right now its dripping oil at those connections.
     
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    Also so far so good on the tensioner. I tried running without it, chain was pretty tight but chain kept on popping.
     
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    That's exactly what I'm gonna do if I ever get another china motor. Really nice work on that ride, I bet you get lots of gawkers every where you go.
     
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    Always thought the Chief would make good motorized bike, good choice. Bike and pics look great, good job on build. Esp like the copper tubing idea and mounting the chain tensioner on top. How she ride?
     
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    that is some sick ass color filtering! what program did u use to do that?
     
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    ape named wally New Member

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    She rides pretty good, a better seat is in order though.

    Photo edited with Adobe Lightroom.
     
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    HEH!! He had me fooled :) He's in Michigan so I just assumed it was frost on the ground... Somehow forgetting its Augest
     

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