Hello from Chico, CA

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  1. alex.t

    alex.t New Member

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    My nmae is Alex and I hail from Chico, CA. I bought 4 Spitfire Motorworks engines back in 04 with the hopes of becoming a dealer. Built one biek for myseld and sold another to a college girl. Big mistake! I gave her a refund just to get her off my back. I ended up selling the last 2 motors for less than what I paid because Spitfire was advertising for less than what they sold them to me as a dealer.

    Anyway, the bikes have been sitting for a few years and I have decided to get them running again.

    One motor seemed seized so i took it apart. The piston and cylinder looked fine, though there was eate in the crankcase. Poured the water our and soaked the entire crankcase with WD40. everything seems to rotate ok. The clutch assembly was seized. I took it apart and ended up with ball bearings everywhere. Luckly I managed to find them all.

    Hoping to get the bikes back on the road in a couple of weeks. Depends on how the re-assmbly goes.[​IMG]
     
  2. The_Aleman

    The_Aleman New Member

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    Welcome to the forum! Wow, you're old school with the chinagirls! I started in '06, myself. You need any help with getting em running, there's a ton of threads about em and lots of knowledgeable people here. :D
     
  3. cityzenith

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    Cool hand steering!! Hope they will get back on the road soon
     
  4. ToxicAz520

    ToxicAz520 New Member

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    welcome back I like the pegs on the fork for cruising
     
  5. SAVED1

    SAVED1 New Member

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    welcome to the forum alex. those are some cool looking bikes.
     
  6. Ernst

    Ernst New Member

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    Welcome! I'd like to visit Chico some day.

    Nice Bikes.
     

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