Kent Carlson and I(Joel Wey) were making copies of these. We borrowed some and got exact measurments for these,and with the help of,"Scooterboy"we were able to make these shocks. Also,thanks to Scooterboy,we were able to make shock springs for the front forks. Scooterboy also made zinc plated...
OK guys,this is a Bird I built about 8 or 9 years ago. I am in need of forks,or even dimensions would work(I can build them myself.)
Here are some pix. This one originally had a Mc 49,but I installed a 6.03 Mc chainsaw engine,it did come to life then!
I'm looking for a set of bird forks.........like these:
Don't have to be perfect,I need dimensions so I can build them,or if you have a pair,could really use them.
I'm in Littleton(a suburb of...
Thanks Havasu Dave,been about 5 or 6 years since I built anything. Got another Taco 22 with a B&S 3hp on it. If we ever have an EMP(Electro-Magnetic Pulse) bomb dropped on the US of A,guess what I'll be ridin'!!
Just finished this one a couple of days ago. McCulloch kart engine(Mac 9) jackshaft mounts added,rear scrub brake,wrong rear sprocket,but correct wheels. Small 1 qt gas tank,thin seat with pleats. Guess I'll hang it in the garage,too old to be pissing off the neighbors and going to jail...