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    New To Site, Have Questions

    Just have to say this is one great site on minibikes. Just purchased 2 Terra minibikes this past weekend and I'am trying to find out a little more about them. They're in pretty good condition ( stored inside) , but I would like to fix them up. They have 3H.P. Tecumseh's on them and are blue with white 4.00x5.00 wheels . If you guy's have any information you could share on these Terra's I would appreciate it. Thanks!

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    Hey Vortechys,

    Welcome to the site!

    I'll take a look through my files and see what I can come up with for you.

    What kind of parts do they need? Any pictures?

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    Terra Minibikes

    Thanks for looking through your files, Hent. The parts they need are just basic stuff( new throttle cables , brake cables, your basic wear items). They both run , but I want to redo them . Paint frames , chrome shocks and fenders, possibly add tecumseh OHV engine( more power!!) . I have some pic's from the seller . I'll post them now and try to get better ones later.

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    Vortechys,

    Here's what I've come up with so far:

    http://oldminibikes.com/terra-cat-mini-bike-manual

    I'll do some more digging later on.

    P.S - In the future, you can use the photo album to post your pictures - it works as a better reference for everyone AND I just installed it so be sure to use it ! :)

    Hent

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    Ive seen that same frame before on my buddys Massy ferg bike and Montgomery ward bikes.
    And some others, Thats a Real nice frame...Very well made!
    Last edited by deezildennis; 10-02-2006 at 07:49 PM.

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    Thanks guy's for the info. I'm really geeked about fixing up these bikes. Not sure if I should stick with the 3HP tecumseh or upgrade to larger engine(6.5 HP OHV engine). Should I restore these and keep them stock or modify for fun?

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    You could do one original and one modified. That's what I would do.

    Since getting original parts can sometimes be a pain, its best to have that as a "longer term" project :)

    But, thats just my two cents.

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    Well you have to decide what your going to do with it.
    With My Atlas I decided even though I had Everything to take it back to stock I wanted to make it how I wanted to and use a modern Powerplant.

    And I wanted it fast as heck........ And be able to ride the tar out of it and not fret over little stuff.

    I had the Frame Powdercoated to make it a little tougher than paint for trail riding if I ever do it. But Its Mainly used for a Pit bike. If I ever take the Bike out on trails I'll be sure to take the unobtainium parts off of it before I bash it though. :)

    If your wanting the Power...I say go for it. Im Putting 6.5's on my Columbia and MTD bikes. I try to stick with a Restifacation Mentality.

    Try to redo the bike as it came from the factory (Save for Chrome) and add a Newer powerplant, I Keep the factory engine most of the time and Rebuild it or shelf it.

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    Thanks guy's for the reply's. You both have valid points. I bought these to primarily use as pit bikes. Have to think more about it. I'll try to post clearer pic's in the next couple days.

 

 

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