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    What is it?

    I picked this up the other day and was wondering what it is? Has a 2.5hp Briggs that doesn't belong on it. Any thoughts?
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    Freak-Bikes, Homemades, Customs, Frankenbikes & Oddballs

    I picked this up the other day and was wondering what it is? Has a 2.5hp Briggs that doesn't belong on it. Any thoughts?
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    Cushman Minibikes?

    The first Cushman motorscooter was manufactured in Lincoln, NE in 1939 and continued through 1965. The last of the Cushmans were sold as a 1966, but were built in 1965. The introduction of the Honda motorcycles from Japan put Cushman out of the scooter business.
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    axle locked

    lI got a Peerless 100 diff from Northern Tool for around $120 + freight. Works like a champ. You have to use a Peerless sprocket, though. Northern Tool's sprocket that they have in their catalog will not fit. You can get the proper sprocket direct from Peerless.
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    My drag racing lawn mower.
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    My drag racing lawn mower.
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    The Mighty Midget

    Thanks. Now it's on to the next project....a drag racing lawn tractor! Got the basic frame sorta started.
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    The WHIZZ is back!

    I cut and narrowed the front fork 3 inches on the Whiz. Looks lots better and handles the same as before.
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    The Mighty Midget

    A few pictures during construction.
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    The Mighty Midget

    Most cyclekart guys are using 17 inch Honda motorcycle wheels, but they are getting harder to find....and more expensive. I was a bit concerned about the durability of a wire wheel when you pitch it sideways in a corner, so I chose regular disc wheels instead...also for the look I was after.
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    The Mighty Midget

    The rear wheels are 12 inch trailer tires/wheels from my local Rural King farm store. The fronts are 10 inch Azusa wheels/tires.
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    The Mighty Midget

    The body and floor are made from plywood. The hood is sheet aluminum and the tail section is fiberglass. The frame is 1 x 3 inch rectangular steel tubing and the front axle is 1-1/2 inch diameter steel tubing.
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    The Mighty Midget

    Thanks for all the compliments. As a side note, I am going to build another one, but my garage is way too crowded for that....so this one is for sale. If anyone is interested, contact me for additional information at 260-402-0191.
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    The Mighty Midget

    I thought I would post a few pictures of a project that I completed recently. It's a representation of a 1930's Midget race car. I built it here in my shop. It has a 63 inch wheelbase, a 212 Predator/Comet torque converter, go kart axles, spindles, etc. The body is hand made from a variety...
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    Front Fork Mod

    With the addition of a smaller width wheel on the front of my Baja, the front end just didn't look right. The fork tubes were way to wide. So I sectioned 3 inches out of it to narrow it up, made a new aluminum top plate, stuck it back together. I think it looks way better. I also added a...
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    Can anyone identify?

    That's it.....I think you've nailed it. Any idea on the year?
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    Can anyone identify?

    Latest garage sale find. Any ideas what it is? Cool leopard skin seat. Was originally purple, I think.
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