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Old October 14th, 2008, 06:45 PM   #101
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After doing some research online, I found that using the existing killswitch on the motored bicycle kit, grounds out the coil, which can wear them out too fast. I wire up a different switch which only cuts power going to the coil. This will be much nicer to the coil. I made a switch plate out of plexi-glas and mounted it to the screws holding the CDI. neat.



Well, I went upstairs at the hardware store to go treasure hunting and look what I found! The original tanks for the old Schwinn! SWEET. Also, there is an electric horn inside that still works. beep beep!

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Old October 14th, 2008, 06:47 PM   #102
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Old October 14th, 2008, 06:48 PM   #103
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I guess I won't be cutting out a piece of sheetmetal for that spot.
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Old October 17th, 2008, 05:48 PM   #104
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I attached my GPS (thanks again Jess) to tell how fast I was going. I had it up to 23 MPH. I don’t want to over do it on a brand new engine. This is the break-in period.


I have the crank on! I bought another bike and robbed the wider one piece crank and seat. Now I have another frame for another possible project ;)
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Old October 18th, 2008, 05:31 PM   #105
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hey ass neck...there is no break in period...run that fucker hard
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Old October 19th, 2008, 03:14 PM   #106
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hey ass neck...there is no break in period...run that fucker hard
hey dipshit, yeah there is.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 03:54 PM   #107
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hey dipshit, yeah there is.
miyh....only a myth son...I have had many new motors all of which were broke in at the race track @ 14,000+ rpm's ...so believe what you want but it's only a myth...in fact this guy says taking it easy hurts the motor..

http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm
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Old October 19th, 2008, 04:54 PM   #108
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Honestly Mike,
With any of my rebuilds, after I'm sure I'm warmed up and everything is properly jetted, I ride them like I stole them.

I've tried the heat cycling B.S. and to tell you the truth, I haven't found any differences.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 05:01 PM   #109
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Honestly Mike,
With any of my rebuilds, after I'm sure I'm warmed up and everything is properly jetted, I ride them like I stole them.

I've tried the heat cycling B.S. and to tell you the truth, I haven't found any differences.
X2 thats what I have done as well

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Old October 20th, 2008, 11:55 PM   #110
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What the hell is that nasty ass seat in these last pics? put the old one back on it.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 05:58 AM   #111
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What the hell is that nasty ass seat in these last pics? put the old one back on it.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 07:39 AM   #112
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you need a bannana seat and streamers on the grips.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 11:56 AM   #113
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l think the old seat looked better, although it may not be as comfortable. also like to see what that tank looks like once it is cleaned up.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 04:35 PM   #114
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What the hell is that nasty ass seat in these last pics? put the old one back on it.
he can't he's out "breaking in" his new weed wacker motor...ahahhahahaha!!!! Whats even better he thinks there is a break in period for those motors anyways!!!!!!hahahahahhahHAhHaHAHAHH!!
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Old October 21st, 2008, 04:37 PM   #115
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l think the old seat looked better, although it may not be as comfortable. also like to see what that tank looks like once it is cleaned up.
x2 on the seat but with your booty on top of it we'd never see it so what ever is more comfy.

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he can't he's out "breaking in" his new weed wacker motor...ahahhahahaha!!!! Whats even better he thinks there is a break in period for those motors anyways!!!!!!hahahahahhahHAhHaHAHAHH!!
Douchebag says what?
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Old October 21st, 2008, 04:38 PM   #116
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Douchebag says what?

drew smells like he's been sleeping with male sults....either way though this is a cool build, it's just funny he thinks he has to break in that motor
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Old October 21st, 2008, 09:47 PM   #117
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only total badasses ride motorized bicycles

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Old October 21st, 2008, 09:59 PM   #118
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l think the old seat looked better, although it may not be as comfortable. also like to see what that tank looks like once it is cleaned up.
i think the old seat looks ok, the new one doesn't look that bad in person. it's much more comfy and it is still a springer.

I've got one of the tanks almost totally stripped off, I was thinking they might look cool w/ just a clear coat over the bare metal...

update, i've been riding it around town quite a bit and it works good. I've been getting quite a few funny looks. Also, the brakes, or lack thereof, don't seem to be a big problem.
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Old October 21st, 2008, 10:43 PM   #119
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That picture is the balls and the shaft. one of the most bad ass things i've ever seen.
Looks alot Like my unckle mike, he was a bad ass biker not some pansy ass weekend warior but a biker 24/7

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Old October 22nd, 2008, 07:22 AM   #120
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i think the old seat looks ok, the new one doesn't look that bad in person. it's much more comfy and it is still a springer.

I've got one of the tanks almost totally stripped off, I was thinking they might look cool w/ just a clear coat over the bare metal...

update, i've been riding it around town quite a bit and it works good. I've been getting quite a few funny looks. Also, the brakes, or lack thereof, don't seem to be a big problem.
until you HAVE to stop
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