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Mini Bike & Go-Kart Parts

I74

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#23
LOL, I figured you had to of known, being on a bike site and all.....that little lever - damn you have good eyes - that little lever is the magneto advance/retard.
I knew it had to have something to do with the starting.
Gott'a set that sucker retarded,, like on an ''old'' Harley ect.. ;)
 

I74

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#25
They sure were.

Bet the comp on that beauty is to the moon.

Those old performance bikes were designed to run on Ethyl or Av. gas ect.

Built a pretty much basket 67 Triumph TT-120 flat track bike for a Guy out in Cali years ago.

The comp. on that thing was over 13 -1,, & it could be pretty much stood strait up in 4th gear !
 
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#26
They sure were.

Bet the comp on that beauty is to the moon.

Those old performance bikes were designed to run on Ethyl or Av. gas ect.

Built a pretty much basket 67 Triumph TT-120 flat track bike for a Guy out in Cali years ago.

The comp. on that thing was over 13 -1,, & it could be pretty much stood strait up in 4th gear !

That sounds awesome, buddy of mine had a Sporty that he'd pull up alongside on the highway at 60, drop down a gear, twist the grip and ride the rear as long as he wished.......crazy b@st@rd, lol.
I used to build boats, inboard, outboard, glass, aluminum, mostly ski boats and drag boats though. Built a 16' Kona with a Merc 6 / needledrive for a buddy. Once done I took it out for a shakedown. That thing would tailwalk like nobody's business. Straight up on the stern. I warned him to go slow until he was comfortable with it......had to fish him out about an hour later. Towed the boat back to the marina, flipped it, dried it out and told him again.....
 

I74

Well-Known Member
#27
That sounds awesome, buddy of mine had a Sporty that he'd pull up alongside on the highway at 60, drop down a gear, twist the grip and ride the rear as long as he wished.......crazy b@st@rd, lol.
I used to build boats, inboard, outboard, glass, aluminum, mostly ski boats and drag boats though. Built a 16' Kona with a Merc 6 / needledrive for a buddy. Once done I took it out for a shakedown. That thing would tailwalk like nobody's business. Straight up on the stern. I warned him to go slow until he was comfortable with it......had to fish him out about an hour later. Towed the boat back to the marina, flipped it, dried it out and told him again.....
Love Merc. stuff,, No. 6 drive is the $hit.

Tried my hand for a stint as a tech. in a Merc/Glastron dealership, back in the mid 90's.

Got a 1965 Kiekhaefer/Merc 65 out board running for a Guy this summer, & also a 78' Merc. 850, for him.

Rebuilt the mag. & carbs on the 65, & made new wiring ect. ect.

The 850, did carbs,, module,, wiring,,, & stator work,,ect. ect.

Those both sound wick'd on the cups now !! :p
 
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Love Merc. stuff,, No. 6 drive is the $hit.

Tried my hand for a stint as a tech. in a Merc/Glastron dealership, back in the mid 90's.

Got a 1965 Kiekhaefer/Merc 65 out board running for a Guy this summer, & also a 78' Merc. 850, for him.

Rebuilt the mag. & carbs on the 65, & made new wiring ect. ect.

The 850, did carbs,, module,, wiring,,, & stator work,,ect. ect.

Those both sound wick'd on the cups now !! :p
Amazing how much people who've never before met can have in common eh? I'll check out your thread.
 

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