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Old 10-20-2006, 06:28 PM
ironraptor04 ironraptor04 is offline
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ok so i was thinking of using 1inch d by 1\8 inchwall or would this be to heavy im going with a big look and am using a 5hp b&s with a comet torque conveter any help thanks guys
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Old 10-21-2006, 06:36 AM
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yes 1in by 1/8 inch tube would be good its what most people use for its stregnth and its not extremely heavy however a 5hp and torque converter will pull it around nicely at about 35mph or so depending on how big the rider is
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Old 10-23-2006, 06:10 PM
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Chuck, what size are you using on your bikes? Have a nice tubing bender, or pipe?
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Old 10-24-2006, 04:07 AM
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I mainly use 1" DOM with 1/8" wall, sometimes I pull out the 1-1/4" for a little fatter look... Most of my bends are done with a Harbor Freight Pipe bender. I usually pack the tubing with sand blasting sand and cork both ends to stop kinking (NO HEAT).... For tighter bends I do it the old fashion way with good ol' heat and some muscle...
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