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Old 07-10-2019, 04:29 AM
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Hello all from KY. I built a mini bike from scratch with a 212 predator motor. I wasn't happy with it so I bought an old used go cart (Manco Silver Fox), and pulled the motor off the mini bike for it. I did a stage 1 set up on the motor, a couple new tires, and a hydraulic brake set up. I been tearing up the trails around the house for a couple of weeks now, it seems unstoppable. What a blast, my grand daughter is mad cause I passed her on her go cart. LOL. It will get torn down and prettified this winter.
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Welcome from one new guy to the other!
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Hello all from KY. I built a mini bike from scratch with a 212 predator motor. I wasn't happy with it so I bought an old used go cart (Manco Silver Fox), and pulled the motor off the mini bike for it. I did a stage 1 set up on the motor, a couple new tires, and a hydraulic brake set up. I been tearing up the trails around the house for a couple of weeks now, it seems unstoppable. What a blast, my grand daughter is mad cause I passed her on her go cart. LOL. It will get torn down and prettified this winter.

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Tom, its only appropriate that you post some photos of this minibike and your escapades....... welcome
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Hello all from KY. I built a mini bike from scratch with a 212 predator motor....
Sure you did. Talk is cheap, pal.

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Old 07-17-2019, 03:09 PM
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Pics of my mini bike attempt, and my new bad go kart.
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That minibike looks pretty cool What didn't you like about it?
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Old 07-18-2019, 05:13 PM
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Rough ride.Hard to keep the front wheel on the ground. I’m old and in rough shape. Lol.
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welcome, cool bike
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Rough ride.Hard to keep the front wheel on the ground. Iím old and in rough shape. Lol.

Well, the seat does seem to occupy the most rearward portion of the frame...

Nice pics.
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Old 08-02-2019, 05:11 AM
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Well, the seat does seem to occupy the most rearward portion of the frame...

Nice pics.
Yep, first build. Love my kart now.
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