Been working on my build, in hind sight, should have entered it in the build off as the timing is pretty close. I took someones posted rough dimensions for a frijole frame and enlarged them so a 6'+ guy can ride comfortably. Pics are my progress so far. I am quite pleased with the result. the...
I have seen many of you build new frijoles. Is the design of the frame weak enough that you would regret putting a 140cc Honda clone shifter engine in it? I'm dreaming about something for next years' build off if there is one. :)
I've decided to sell my scratch built Frijole rolling chassis with all controls, levers, wheels, tires, jack shaft and even the TACO clutch cover and the seat was made by the manchester1 Karen. All I'm keeping is the little Briggs engine and clutch. I will ship on your dime. This is a clone of...
3.5 Briggs and Stratton runs great
New tires and bearings
OG clutch cover
Needs throttle, throttle cable and grips
Foot pegs were welded on and can be removed without damaging frame
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Located in San Diego and would rather not ship
Well I had to call it something in the title. I'm sure this lever was used on other bikes as well but it's the exact same lever on my all original Steens Frijole. Looks like it could be the same as some of the early CATS too. Maybe somebody can use it.
Chrome is a little tired...
Found another Taco today. The seller said his Dad got it in the early 60s' when he was 10. It's a Frijole with what looks like A Bonanza front end. After I cut off those brackets and take out the harbor freight motor. ( nothing wrong with them, I just like the old stuff) I'll have something to...