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    Luke135 replied to the thread Early 1960's minibikes..
    This project is more for looks than riding. The pipe is something I hacked together. The motor is a converted mac 300 chainsaw. It...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread The FIRST ....and "LAST" Bonanza.
    It was basically a 2 wheeled race go kart. With speed gearing it was clocked at 59mph. What a thrill for a 13 year old boy. I went on to...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread The FIRST ....and "LAST" Bonanza.
    In 1965 I bought serial #7 for 34 bucks of my paper route earnings. It was all original with raised motor mount and came with a west...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread The death ped.
    I left it with my brother and he gave it away. So I reincarnated it into this. 5.5 horse tecumseh power sports motor cvt drive 12" turf...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread The death ped.
    The motor came off a lawn edger. The handle made it easier to load into a truck or trailer.
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Early 1960's minibikes..
    Made it.
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    About 10 years ago we were drinking in the garage and came up with this thing. Having fun guys. That's what it's all about. Btw it...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Fast one.
    Btw the exhaust is 3 stage and the muffler is gutted.
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    Luke135 posted the thread Fast one in Mini Bike Discussion.
    So do the math guys. Full blown raptor briggs 7000 rpm 12 clutch sprocket 60 tooth rear sprocket 11 inch tire. It rips.
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    Early minibikes used 2 stroke gokart motors. This is a replica of one I owned in 1965. They were fast and oh my..dangerous.. I went on...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Disc brake on a minibike.
    Well like gene krantz said during the apollo 13 incident. "I dont want to know what something was designed to do. I want to know what it...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Disc brake on a minibike.
    I used to ride mountain bikes when I was younger. Me 200 lbs on a bike flying downhill at 50 mph. Brakes held up just fine.
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Disc brake on a minibike.
    One design item of note. The adaptor that attaches the disc to the hub has 1" engagement on the hub. I machined it with a almost press...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Disc brake on a minibike.
    I have used bicycle disc brakes on many projects for years. Never have had a problem. Heres one example. Disc brakes front and rear...
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    Luke135 replied to the thread Disc brake on a minibike.
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