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hello I have a mini bike with a built predator 212 on it. the swingarm recently failed, so i was wondering if anyone could identify the frame. I bought it second hand and the seller said it was a frame that gopowersports used to make.IMG_20231013_171309931.jpgIMG_20231013_171315513.jpgIMG_20231013_171325799.jpgIMG_20231013_152135688.jpg
 

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I'd grind down and weld it up, then scab a plate onto the top to reinforce it.

By the looks of it you might be dealing with some age related integral damage and rust issues as well a maybe a bit more power than the frame was meant to handle... Definitely looks like a load/stress fracture.
 

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I don't understand why people remove the factory fuel tank and "remote it" up to the cross bar? Much less add a smaller one that holds 12 ounces...:rolleyes:

Don't forget to run an air filter, Bubba. ;)
 

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I don't understand why people remove the factory fuel tank and "remote it" up to the cross bar? Much less add a smaller one that holds 12 ounces...:rolleyes:

Don't forget to run an air filter, Bubba. ;)
I'd remote one as well, but I'd at least use one of them 4L motorized bicycle tanks to do it.
The fake tank looks stupid enough, bit then you have the tank riding on top the engine... nah hard pass, looks dumb AF
 

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Go Power Sports has not been in the manufacturing business for very long at all, so I don't recognize that frame. Does it look like it's been modified to add the swingarm?

I concur with everyone else. Weld up the swingarm and add a reinforcing gusset for extra strength. I'd say turn the welder loose and weld the foot bar on while you're at it. In fact, the bike needs a makeover and new color scheme.😁 I see "Monster Green" in your future... :alien:

nah hard pass, looks dumb AF

The motorized bicycle tanks look dumb AF when they're tacked onto a minibike like that one. There's just not enough room in front of the seat for one (much less a 4 liter one) and you're losing the stock tank (3.5L?) capacity for half a liter more and just for some dumb AF 'cool factor'? I thought we didn't want it to look dumb AF. So what is Average Joe gonna do, make more work by shortening the seat so a dumb AF fuel tank can fit there? It will probably interfere with steering too. . .🤔

These Chinese clone engines are designed to have the tank on top of the engine. Maybe it looks "dumb AF"--but it's every bit practical and clean. Keeps the center of gravity low for performance...
 
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