PICS and VID of my CRUISER after rebuild and mods

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  1. scud

    scud New Member

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    Hey guys,
    So I changed the bike up a lot, as you will see from the before and after pics. I busted the chain on a ride, so while I was waiting for a new master link, I decided to do a complete tear-down and rebuild. Check out the pics and the video!

    BEFORE build[​IMG][/IMG]

    AFTER build[​IMG][/IMG]

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    VIDEO of bike in actionMotorized_Bike_Vid.wmv - YouTube

    cvlt1
     
  2. killercanuck

    killercanuck New Member

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    Great looking rebuild, the lights look cool mounted there. Are they all on the white wire?
     
  3. scud

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    thanks! yeah, both lights are running on the white wire. I didn't notice any change in power when they're on, so I think I'll leave them that way. I have them on a toggle switch too (upgraded from the stock toggle and mounted in back instead of the side), so I can turn them off and on at will.
     
  4. donb4103

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    Good looking rebuild. I like it. The gold wheels kind of sets the bike off!
     
  5. scud

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    thanks don! I was gonna stick with the red wheels, but kept having problems with the chain coming off the sprocket because the wheels were slightly out of round...so decided to take the goldies off another cruiser...I think they give it a little something extra too!
     
  6. rustycase

    rustycase Gutter Rider

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    Kool bike, Scud!

    I liked the video. Great filming for a 1 man film crew! lol

    just like my own mab, ur running fat... lean that puppy out a bit!
    It will run smoother with more power.
    lol running the rong way on the street! lol
    yah, I know... it was for the vid, but the driver of the car still thinks motorbikers are Aholes now! ...

    U need brakes!
    ..before u find out you should have gotten them!

    Best
    rc
     
  7. scud

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    thanks rusty...yeah, I figured I had to get a little creative with the editing, turned out pretty good haha.

    yeah, I definitely have some carb work to do...a bit too sluggish for me right now

    I usually ride WITH the flow of traffic...I swear haha!

    eventually I do want to add a beefy disc brake set up to the front...but for now, I'll need to rely on the coaster brake for all of its life saving capabilities
     
  8. kevinkrg6

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    What kind of lights are they? And how did you wire them?

    Also, where did you get that seatpost?
     
  9. scud

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    These are the headlights Motorized BIKE GAS ENGINE parts - LED Head Light black | eBay

    I opened the lights up and re-soldered all the connections to make them extra strong. I also replaced the toggle switch to something a little more sturdy. Both lights are wired to the white wire. A lot of differing opinions about wiring headlights...but the white wire works for me and it doesn't seem to effect performance.

    The seat post is actually stock. I just drilled a new hole on the seat mount so that I could push the bolt forward...which allows the seat to sit back farther. Along with doing that I cut down the post on the frame that the seat post fits into. It was about 2 inches long and I cut it down to about 3/4in, just enough for the seat post clamp to hold onto it.
     

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