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Author Topic: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.  (Read 1679 times)

Offline Redbird

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Re: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.
« Reply #20 on: Sep 14, 2017, 17:42:08 »
Check out this vid next time you mount tires...

The "Ziptie Trick" works well, I've done it several times with no issues at all.
That little dude (Zeke) is a member here, and so is his Dad (Texasstar). I went looking for a how-to vid for you and was pleasantly surprised that they had one up on YouTube :P
Search them out, and read their build threads, They're pretty good at getting horsepower from the smaller displacement engines ;)
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Offline Antennaman346

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Re: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.
« Reply #21 on: Sep 15, 2017, 00:08:53 »
Nice! Thanks for the suggestion!

Sadly I tried the zip tie method. These tires apparently have a pretty stiff wire bead and no quantity of zip ties was going to change that circumference. The bars worked great. What I lacked was rim guards.


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Re: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.
« Reply #22 on: Sep 15, 2017, 11:30:26 »
Sadly I tried the zip tie method. These tires apparently have a pretty stiff wire bead and no quantity of zip ties was going to change that circumference.
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Go Bigger. I use zipties that are about 1/2" wide and 3' long ;):P
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Offline Antennaman346

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Re: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.
« Reply #23 on: Sep 19, 2017, 09:32:53 »
So. Ended up buying a cylinder hone tool from autozone. Went a few different grades on the stones it comes with. Ended up real happy with the cylinder. I chose not to have it bored as the bike only has 5k original miles on it.

Got my pistons and rings and new clutch disks, reassembly went smooth. Hopefully I'll be able to install it tonight and start on the disaster that is my wiring harness


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Offline Antennaman346

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Re: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.
« Reply #24 on: Sep 20, 2017, 20:00:25 »


Finally tossed her in after work. No mental or physical fortitude to continue after this point for the night


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Offline Antennaman346

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Re: Wanted a bike. So I bought 5.
« Reply #25 on: Sep 29, 2017, 09:42:57 »


Gonna try and finish up wiring, rear fender and welding up a custom battery box this weekend. Updates to come!


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