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Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-19-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By txluke
I am left handed so the top is always to the...

I am left handed so the top is always to the right.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-19-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By txluke
I found that if I edit my pics by cropping just a...

I found that if I edit my pics by cropping just a bit, they come out correct. I post from my phone.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-18-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
I just got the giant air filter I was going to...

I just got the giant air filter I was going to use on this build. They will go on the next one. I still have a baja warrior and another dirt bug waiting for some love.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-17-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
I was going to do all that but my kid wants this...

I was going to do all that but my kid wants this one so I am just going to try to hop up the 79cc motor. I have another doodlebug just like this one. After I get this one built I will slap a clone on...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-16-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
I have done the porting and polishing the head....

I have done the porting and polishing the head. I need to go pick up some clay today to check clearances of valves and piston. I will shave down the head some to get higher compression and I need to...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By txluke
Changing Timing Without a Key

Starting to work on the little 79cc. I already removed the governor. It is so much easier to pull the flywheel off and knock out the timing gear from the back. Everything comes out in one piece. With...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-15-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
Now my son wants a bike so the big exhaust will...

Now my son wants a bike so the big exhaust will have to go on the next build. Since someone gave me the 79cc new in a box and because it is for a 9yo, I will not slap a 212cc on it. I will be doing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-11-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 236
Posted By txluke
If it was me I would just jb weld it on.

If it was me I would just jb weld it on.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-11-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By txluke
You can always get a riding mower and build...

You can always get a riding mower and build around that design.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By txluke
Gear it low and go!

Gear it low and go!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 258
Posted By txluke
Drop the carb bowl and look for junk in there. If...

Drop the carb bowl and look for junk in there. If you used the same fuel lines and old tank, you probably need to pull everything off and clean them out well. Use brake cleaner. It is cheaper and...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-08-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By txluke
Amazon and Ebay is where I get stuff when I have...

Amazon and Ebay is where I get stuff when I have to buy. I scavenge a lot and trade a lot. If you are a fabricator, you can adapt stuff from old riding mowers, ATV's, motorcycles, or just junk.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-06-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By txluke
looks just like my mudhead. Mine has a 208cc...

looks just like my mudhead. Mine has a 208cc electric start with a torque converter but mine wasnt the "r" so no reverse. I am in the process of taking my tc apart and clean it up. Here are a couple...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-03-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
Mocking up. Can't decide if I want exhaust out or...

Mocking up. Can't decide if I want exhaust out or down. the black tape is about where the exhaust port on the head is. The exhaust is 7" down to 5". Haven't decided how much to shorten, how to attach...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-02-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
the big exhaust is just for show. I have a...

the big exhaust is just for show. I have a straight pipe and silencer that this will just slip over. I am doing a stage 1 and will drill my jet out. I am looking for a ridiculously oversized air pod...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-01-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By txluke
It would be easier to get springs for the seat....

It would be easier to get springs for the seat. Check out the 301cc mini bike build on YouTube from Red Beard's Garage.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-01-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By txluke
my Chinese chopper had a #35 60t sprocket. It was...

my Chinese chopper had a #35 60t sprocket. It was bolted to a smaller one. I took it out and slapped in a sprocket and 110cc off an old quad I had. went with 420 chain.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-01-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By txluke
dirt bug #1

I have 2 Baja Dirt Bugs. One has a 212 haphazardly mounted to it and 1 was original. I decided to put my new in box 79cc predator to use so I decided to attack the stock one first. I can only find 1...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-22-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By txluke
That is yet another project. I pulled the 11hp...

That is yet another project. I pulled the 11hp Briggs off that mower and have a 24hp Kawasaki off a John deere I am prepping to put on it.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-21-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By txluke
I have been looking at police helmets on Ebay for...

I have been looking at police helmets on Ebay for the last hour.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-21-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By txluke
My plan for that is to make a mini police bike. I...

My plan for that is to make a mini police bike. I was thinking of calling it The Fun Police. I can cruise around and stop people from having a good time.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-21-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By txluke
3 free minis

I was driving around and saw some mini bikes in a pile of junk beside someones house. I stopped and asked about them and they gave them to me. There was an all original Baja Dirt Bug. It had all the...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-21-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By txluke
You could always go to a thumb throttle.

You could always go to a thumb throttle.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-13-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By txluke
Looking good

Looking good
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-13-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By txluke
Get some cans of spray foam and fill the tires...

Get some cans of spray foam and fill the tires with that.
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