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Offline Don1966

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #30 on: June 02, 2013, 09:39:45 PM »
Hey!we back on track again Steve. Love the frame on wheels man, great job. Looking forward to more progress.

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #31 on: June 02, 2013, 09:46:11 PM »
Hey!we back on track again Steve.


I'm hoping to be. I want to get the frame rolling, get the foot pegs on and kick stand so I can return the mini I borrowed to measure this thing up.
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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #32 on: June 02, 2013, 10:24:27 PM »


  Glad you're back on his Steve. Will be watching and learning as usual. Someday I hope to do your V-8.



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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #33 on: June 07, 2013, 12:05:27 AM »
Got a little something done today. I modified my soldering fixture and made the blocks to hold the foot peg mounts in place so they can be soldered to the frame. I also got a jump on the kick stand. I have a plan that might work to get it mounted.



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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #34 on: June 07, 2013, 02:54:41 AM »
Cool Steve, I'm with you bud. Waiting to see more progress.

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #35 on: June 08, 2013, 07:52:24 PM »
Little more done today. I made the foot peg mounts and silver soldered them in place using the modified fixture. I also made the kick stand parts and now have them silver soldered as well. I need to do a little more work and the frames will be ready for paint.



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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #36 on: June 08, 2013, 10:42:55 PM »
Awe man, that is too cool Steve. If you didn't know it was a model you would never know looking at it. You have done a beautiful job making it look like the orginal.  :praise2: :praise2:

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #37 on: June 08, 2013, 11:02:37 PM »
Awe man, that is too cool Steve. If you didn't know it was a model you would never know looking at it. You have done a beautiful job making it look like the orginal.  :praise2: :praise2:

Don

Thanks Don!

I'm searching for original colors. I guess the original colors are the Chrysler "HIP" colors. The high impact paint colors were plum crazy, go mango, lemon twist, hemi orange, ect. Basically all the late 60's early 70's colors.
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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #38 on: June 09, 2013, 03:26:30 AM »
Looks awesome Steve!

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #39 on: June 10, 2013, 11:35:32 PM »
Well the paint work is not the greatest but if you have seen my other projects it's about what you have come to expect. I'm not very good with that type of stuff. The color is Plum Crazy. That is one of the original colors for an early 70's ruttman.



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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #40 on: June 10, 2013, 11:40:18 PM »
Yikes, it's alive! Great! Keep it coming.
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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #41 on: June 11, 2013, 12:47:46 AM »
That looks just like mine!....before I burned it up.... :facepalm: :embarassed:


Keep it coming Steve!

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #42 on: June 11, 2013, 01:08:18 AM »
That looks just like mine!....before I burned it up.... :facepalm: :embarassed:


Keep it coming Steve!

Dave

I built one when my son was born. Too bad it was worn out before he was old enough to ride it.
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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #43 on: June 11, 2013, 01:12:12 AM »
Love the color Steve!!!

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Re: Mini Bikes
« Reply #44 on: June 11, 2013, 02:55:55 AM »
Love it Steve.  :ThumbsUp:

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