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Author Topic: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it  (Read 21282 times)

Offline Hurco550

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #140 on: Dec 02, 2017, 10:05:02 »
It's weird to lose our smart ass comments from a day ago.  Now we have to come up with more smart ass comments.
Oh man...

Hardtail,  sketchy, gonna wreck it... that's all I got at the moment

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1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #141 on: Dec 02, 2017, 10:32:26 »
I did get some time in the Machine Shop last night to make some spacers and a sprocket carrier. I still have to make a carrier for the rotor on the other side, but I'm getting pretty close to getting the rear wheel finished up. After that I'll be able to set the jackshaft and then it'll be getting pretty close to test ride time once I get the frame welded out.



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"If you just picked up a drug habbit instead of a kawasaki triple at least you could get high while you waste money"
~ bradj
1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #142 on: Dec 02, 2017, 15:51:19 »
It's weird to lose our smart ass comments from a day ago.  Now we have to come up with more smart ass comments.
Big engine + arse above rear wheel = sick flips!
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #143 on: Dec 02, 2017, 18:30:38 »
Sensational, this is going to be good  ;D
Got the extra gussets cut on the waterjet. I still have to roll them to match the radius, but it should stiffen this thing up pretty good.



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1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
"much ingenuity with a little money is more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity" - Arnold Bennet

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #144 on: Dec 02, 2017, 20:27:32 »
Every new post makes me smile!

This build has come a loooong way:
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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #145 on: Dec 02, 2017, 22:45:53 »
Every new post makes me smile!

This build has come a loooong way:
Yeah, probably should've started a new thread haha not even a shadow of what I started with

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1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
"much ingenuity with a little money is more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity" - Arnold Bennet

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #146 on: Dec 02, 2017, 23:06:04 »
Yeah, probably should've started a new thread haha not even a shadow of what I started with 

I figure that if you manage to use at least one bolt, nut, or SOMETHING (even a ball bearing!) from the Rupp you'll be golden!
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These are on a low simmer out in the shop:
'75 Honda CL360: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=56547.0
'70 Rupp Roadster: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=67459.0

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #147 on: Dec 02, 2017, 23:13:24 »
I figure that if you manage to use at least one bolt, nut, or SOMETHING (even a ball bearing!) from the Rupp you'll be golden!
Haha, good idea. I'll see what I can swipe off it to keep the rupp cred.

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1988 tw200, the swamp donkey: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75455.0
2006 Suzuki DR650 Adventure monowheel trailer build: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=75033.0
1976 BMW R90/6 farkilitious: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74349.msg882477#msg882477
1975 RD350 Road Racer: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70652.msg833688#msg833688
1976 GT250 Rebuild: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=64973.new#new
Full Custom Pit Bike: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=66954.new#new
1971 Yamaha 90cc twin HS1: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=70498.0
"much ingenuity with a little money is more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity" - Arnold Bennet

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #148 on: Dec 02, 2017, 23:27:08 »
Haha, good idea. I'll see what I can swipe off it to keep the rupp cred.

I suppose, in a pinch, if you had a repop sticker made that says "Oddster" or "S'upp" or something similar it MIGHT suffice...   ::)
“Fight on and fly on to the last drop of blood and the last drop of fuel, to the last beat of the heart.”
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Please check out:  http://www.VetTix.org

These are on a low simmer out in the shop:
'75 Honda CL360: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=56547.0
'70 Rupp Roadster: http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=67459.0

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Re: was a rupp roadster, now i dont know what to call it
« Reply #149 on: Dec 03, 2017, 00:11:57 »
I have the half rusted through rear fender of my first Z50A on my custom built one. It is the only original part on it but it is still a Z50A
I'm not sure, but don't ask Brodie.

Way to many build and half done projects to list here.
Sr250, Gs750, Z50A, XV1100, A10, Z160A.