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    Hello

    My name is Jake and I have a 68 Fox Campus Bike.

    Motor is a 5hp Solid State Craftsman (which I believe to be an old Briggs from a tiller). I have the throttle body from the tiller with the control lever mounted on the bike to try to help regulate the governor better.

    Carb is a Chinese-made XR 80

    Exhaust is a straight Pipe with a Muffler bolted on.

    After a weekend of exhausting tinkering, I got it to run. My fiance who is no stranger to ATVs and such, jump on and I got it started. She rode it around the field and then the chain came off. We got it back on and then the chain popped. So... We are now going to go to the auto store and get a new chain!

    Any tips on chain size? I figure since this chain may be quite old, I'm just going to replace it rather than try to repair it...

    Cheers,
    Jake
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    Looks like #35 chain, if you have a choice I would opt for better quality, be sure to check the rear wheel bearings for play, the wheel could be moving around efecting proper chain alignment, inspect the sprocket for runout while your there, nice Campus by the way!!...................Tom.

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    Hey Jake...welcome to the OMB...!

    Nice bike you got there.......and if your fiance is into it...your one step ahead of the game...

    Now, time to look for her one, so y'all can ride together.

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    Welcome to the minibike madness!

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    Welcome , funny mini bike


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    Welcome aboard and nice ride you have !

 

 

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