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Old 10-27-2009, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Trailmate "Not-so-mini" Mini Bike

This is the Trailmate I picked up about a week ago. Its going to be my main mini bike project for the next few months. Its a wreak. Front is all messed up, its all rusted solid.
Gotta tear it all apart, clean, repair, and replace. I can feel my wallet get lighter already...

I'm about 6'3" tall, so this bike is just about my size

More pics as the progress on it goes.



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Old 10-28-2009, 02:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Very cool.
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Old 10-28-2009, 03:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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They are a nice bike I picked one up this summer.
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Old 11-08-2009, 10:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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not much progress, and no pics since I dropped my camera

So now the front end is taken off and the chain is removed. Rusted solid! But besides that not much done. I did get a new chain and a new spool of welding wire. Spraying every boly with PB Blaster and hoping that I can hammer the axles out. Its all rusted together.

I will try to get pics with my folks camera tomorrow.
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Old 11-09-2009, 09:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Real nice bike. I always wanted one.
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Old 11-12-2009, 09:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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might be easier to just cut off the bolts and pound them out off of the bike. i had to do that on a mini i just picked up
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Old 05-12-2010, 11:20 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Hi Guys,
I just bought a trailmate like Marks last weekend in Missouri, cool bikes, not much info available about them though......does anyone have any parts info for these?...thanks...Lynn
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Cool Bike
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Those look like early Honda Civic tires..........
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Kind of an update, I still have it but I haven't done much with it. Been busy working full time now and trying to fix my truck. Once thts done I'll get more done to this.

I do have a 5hp Tecumseh for it for now, Still need to find the front part of the torque converter...

Fun stuff
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