New US made casting of the long discontinued aluminum scrub brake pad for Bird manufactured minibikes, including certain Sears Roper and JC Penney branded models. A very limited number of these pads were produced and thus a limited number is available. Pad is 5" tall and 3" wide.
As some of you may know, I'm working on my Fox Sprite mini bike for the 2017 OldMiniBikes Build off. Anyway, I've run into a little snag. The rear brake pads have separated from the shoes due to rust. I'm curious if you guys know where I cold get new ones or how I can reattach the old ones. Thanks!
Hey fellas. Here's my entry into the 2017 OldMiniBikes Build Off. It's my '60 or '70s Fox Sprite. I'm not sure what I'll be doing for engine but It definitely will not be factory to the bike so I'm entering the Vintage Open class. Here's he kicker for me. I'm going to try to get it done by working...
79cc Mini Bike with Predator Engine Minibike 79 CC Indian | eBay
The frame alone is worth a lot. It may be indian
He must be getting a lot of emails telling him that it is not an Indian frame.
Me "That is not an Indian. That is a Bird Sprite mini bike. Very, very common bike. The frame...
Thinning out for something new.
Fox Sprite roller.
Photo shows with engine but, that is coming off.
Has a junky Buck paint job.:laugh:
If you purchase, I am sure you will want to repaint.
Has chain rash onn rear frame.
Nice little Fox.
250.00 plus 40 bucks shipping.
PM only. Thanks.
So my nephew say myself and my other nephew riding and having fun. He rode my nephews Fox Sprite, and was like.. I want THIS bike.
So I need a fox sprite frame. With wheels preferred.
I can come and get it within 100 miles. :scooter:
Thanks in advance,
I do believe this to be a Fox Sprite.
If it is not, please LMK what it is.
Anyway, it has a Brand New Predator engine, all stock with a Brand new Clutch and Chain.
Goes good, I made custom foot pegs to clear the wider engine. I made them fixed in position, this way you do not need a...
I've got a Fox Sprite frame for sale. It has been sanded and is ready for paint. The welds are clean, no breaks or dents. Straight frame. Only damage is to the inside of back of frame where chain has nicked it but nothing serious.
Front forks are trash, and that's where they're going.
Cleaning out the garage and I figured I wasnt going to ever do anything with this so here we have a Bird Sprite(or Penny's Big Blue,could never figure that out)Frame.Stretched 7 in.Fork tube is gone and may need the welds gone over(my first attempt at welding so they're not too pretty)Also...
My Fox project had a little action today as I worked on it
for the first time in a year or so.
Still have few odds and end to tie up, mainly hooking up the throttle
cable and adding fuel/oil to get her going.
It should be a fun bike once I get the details finished up...
Here are some pics of the parts after paint. I wish I would have thought about before pics.
Below are pics of the split rims and rear sprocket after paint. Also the frame and fenders after primer, paint, and clear coat.