Recent content by zcarcrazy

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    Resurrection

    I had a terrible time trying to find tires that I was happy with. I found the shocks on ebay. I'll try to get links to both up here later.
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    Resurrection

    Thanks, it did feel pretty good proportionally when I sat on it before tearing it down. I'm really looking forward to getting it back together to see how it rides.
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    Comment by 'zcarcrazy' in media 'IMG_8854'

    Hi. I'm building the same mini bike, and was wondering what fenders you chose to use and where you got them. I see many listings on ebay, but I wanted to make sure that if I ordered any they would be narrow enough.
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    Resurrection

    Here are a few more progress pics. One modification I made was to lengthen the swingarm by 3". I wasn't able to find shocks that were the exact same length as original, so I added length to the swingarm to keep similar geometry.
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    Resurrection

    Orange Flash it is! It was definitely sold by Sears. I made sure to save the "VIN" tag from the frame before the respray.
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    Resurrection

    Hey, everybody. This is my first post, and I wanted to introduce my project. I'm rebuilding my first (and only) mini bike from my childhood. To the best of my knowledge, it's a 1979 Manco Orange Crush. I've run across differing details regarding the ID, but this is what I'm sticking with...
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