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  1. mrpat

    Ruttman engine plate question

    Try this PDF. These are dimensions from the Ruttman catalog.
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    Funny what a few years can do to a mini bike

    I built a Harrison mini bike from scratch for the 2019 OldMiniBikes Buildoff..... Since then, I sold my house and bought a different house. I was forced to unload quite a few minis since the new house doesn't have the garage space that the old one did. I gave a few away, sold a few, and kept a few...
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    Beer thread

    I have spent lots of time and money making beer and buying the equipment to make and bottle it. Come to think of it, I spend lots of time drinking it too! IPAs are my favorite. One of my favorite beers is from a local brewery here in Michigan named "Rochester Mills Beer Co."...
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    Lil Indian meets low rider and muscle bike

    I had a cox airplane with a string on it to just go around in circles. If I remember correctly it was a chrome or silver looking plane. I got bored with that so took off the string and taped the flaps in a nice position. Started her up and let her go. Never did find I never thought...
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    KV-75 project. Year?

    I don't know anything about these bikes, but you might be able to figure out something using the links:
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    The Taco Steens never built

    Very cool project for sure. You do fine work. I love it.
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    Is this an early BONANZA??

    I find it cool that you still have that bike after all that time. The forks look like maybe from a BC1000? Maybe they cut off the rear tabs and made the rear suspension?
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    Anyone perfected a way to get…

    I think we all have open minds and like new and different ideas OMG Markus, I'm crying over here at your story! I can relate. Thank you for the laugh!
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    Anyone perfected a way to get…

    I took mine apart and used a nylon strap wrench. Held the eye in a vise.
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    Happy Birthday Cheezy.

    Happy birthday Bill. Call me some time.
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    The Vintage Mini Bike Family Photo Scrapbook

    I found these on the internet. Not my photos, but I thought I'd share them.
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    What is the name of these wheels?

    I just call those Lil Indian rims
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    Barn find - help a newb!

    Looks like one of these. Maybe top right.
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    Trying to identify

    Here is the brake Michael.
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    Trying to identify

    Arco Easy Rider. middle left picture
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    Skat Kitty

    Here's one on CL. SE Michigan
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    Google home screen

    usually on special days you can click on the google logo and it will take you to a page that explains what the special day is about
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    Google home screen

    Here is a little write up on why it was gray yesterday.
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    Tecumseh Kickstarter Help

    From the picture it sure looks like any other Tecumseh pawl return spring. Do a Google search for "tecumseh pull start pawl spring" and check it out. For a few bucks, it might be worth a try.
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    Amazing condition!!

    I'm no expert, but I'll give my 2 cents for what it's worth. I was comparing these two brochures and looking at your bike. The handlebars that...