Awesome bike! Lil Indians are my fav. Want me to whip up one of my clutch covers?
I used jack shaft on one of my little 2hp units to get the gearing so its rideable. Now it only goes 10MPH but will pull a wheelie if your not paying attention when you crack it!
Tom Thumb. Painstakingly built as close as possible with components(wheels, tires, grips etc) and design as Popular Mechanics Jan 1970 article. NOS Ohlsson & Rice 1 HP. Goodyear 2.50 X 4's. Never ridden. Comes with the magazine and a spare NOS O & R shortblock. I will also include two pics of...
I had a buddy who worked in a semi tire recapping shop and we made all sorts of weird tires, there is a compound (glue) they use then bake it. It becomes one like an original tire. If you have a tire recapping shop near you they could possibly help with the 'track'.
Awesome, and I can relate to your story.....I remember beggin my dad to take me to the Honda dealer to drool. I know why now he was hesitant, the days and weeks following of me begging him to buy one was enuf to put up with...........although, finally.....he did give in and buy one:thumbsup: