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Old 06-15-2019, 11:33 PM
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Hello everyone, I was given a mtd tree chipper /Shredder with a 5 hp motor. I got the engine running and realized it was fun. Then realized I donít have any trees that needed trimming.... so decided I needed to build a mini bike. Found two mini chopper frames one for 50 bucks and another for 40. Currently Iím in the process of learning 12 v wiring issues and getting the choppers road worthy
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Old 06-16-2019, 12:27 AM
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Ha ha! That's one of the best first intro stories ever.

My nod is going to the bike on the right, for its radically long forks and faux springer suspension look.

I guess you're going to need powerplants that have charging and alternator coils.

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Old 06-16-2019, 07:51 AM
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I had the second one but i just traded it off because it was missing all sorts of parts i didnt have but i got another elcheapo outta it so im good with that.
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Thanks guys, yeah well the one with the fake springer looking front end came with a 49cc 2 stroke motor pretty much a weed eater haha I got a new carb off amazon and got it running with a super quickly made temp gas tank and drove it around enough to get the carb adjusted right.

My original plan for the chopper with the larger wheels was to put the 5 hp engine on it. But you bring up a good point about lights and turn signals
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That's a cool peanut gas tank. As for lights and such, they're nice but not totally necessary. I say just "engine" them and ride 'em hard.

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I had the second one but i just traded it off because it was missing all sorts of parts i didnt have but i got another elcheapo outta it so im good with that.
That's funny. You chime in to someone else's thread just to toot your own horn.

Got nuthin constructive to add, huh?

Come on Budget! That's bad form.
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