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Old 03-25-2019, 12:05 PM
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Default Should I get it?(craigslist)

https://longisland.craigslist.org/mc...849512851.html

Looks like a Thunderbird to me.
To me...this looks like the situation:

Pros:
Cheap
American Made
Good Condition
Have parts for the motor and a spare motor to be swapped on

Cons:
Scrub brakes
Needs new clutch(if I don't swap the engine)
Maybe new chain

What do you guys think?
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Old 03-25-2019, 12:15 PM
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For $75?! HECK YEAH!
Swap the 3.5 Tecumseh(bleep).
You can upgrade the brakes later.
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Old 03-25-2019, 12:31 PM
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For $75?! HECK YEAH!
Swap the 3.5 Tecumseh(bleep).
You can upgrade the brakes later.
Thats kinda what I thought. I have a Predator 79cc ready to go but I also have a parts Tecumseh 3.5hp motor too so I'll figure out what to do. Probably will get the Predator, especially because have a really nice Hilliard Extreme Duty clutch for it. I think I can scrounge together 75$ or maybe see if I can knock it down a dollar or two.
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Yes!
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I'd buy that twice and three times on Sunday! LOL
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Well I'm waiting to hear back from the guy...but this is just too good to pass up...as I suspected. Just wanted to make sure there wasn't some huge flaw that I was missing for it to be 75$ besides it doesn't run.
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clutch and chain wouldn't be a big deal... if I wasn't 4000 miles away id have got it the srcond it came on lol
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DUDE! I have one! I call it thunderturd!
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DUDE! I have one! I call it thunderturd!
Now don't you be talkin' crap about Manco!

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****...its gone. I guess I was too late. And he didn't even write back to say it was sold.

EDIT: he did write back to say it was sold.
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...its gone. I guess I was too late. And he didn't even write back to say it was sold.

EDIT: he did write back to say it was sold.
I ran into the same problem, finding things on Craigslist then finding out they're sold.
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Im not talkin crap but my mini bike us quite crappy tbh its clapped
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Bummer man! That was a great deal.
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most people ask that much for just a frame!
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