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Yes, save those fairings the best you can. They are the hardest thing to find. Usually more then the bike itself used
Will do. I am a painter by trade. Mostly epoxies and different resins. So I am really good with fiberglass and bondo. I did do injection molding for about 7 years went to Van dorm tech injection molding school lol but that was a lifetime ago. I'm glad I am getting this information, I would have seriously primed them and painted them would that be a bad thing? Because the plastic welding that I have to do I will have to prime and sand anyway
 

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I see you would know better than us to do whatever you need to do to fix it and make it better. LOL.
Most of us are more mechanical than we are body. So you have that part in the bag. Show us the final product which I know will be better than any of us could do.
 

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I see you would know better than us to do whatever you need to do to fix it and make it better. LOL.
Most of us are more mechanical than we are body. So you have that part in the bag. Show us the final product which I know will be better than any of us could do.
Your words are definitely too kind!! I worked on big injection molding machines for the longest time so I was a grease monkey. And I've been in construction all my life so I'm good with my hands and everything else fairly mechanical everybody gets mad at me because I keep trying to reinvent the wheel. But if I can make it roll better and easier on me then why not LOL. I will definitely keep updates and keep on this thread but I do wish it was more like the discord.
 

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Badass! Your mentality is exactly what anybody on this Forum needs. Just keep trucking through and fix stuff like a hot rod that they did back in the 1940's!
 

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Badass! Your mentality is exactly what anybody on this Forum needs. Just keep trucking through and fix stuff like a hot rod that they did back in the 1940's!
You are truly kind but like-minded people usually get along until they clash of an opinion of what they think is better LOL but with an open mind and good knowledge you can do a lot. My friend wants to learn everything on his own and won't have me show him anything and I rather somebody show me how it's done whether it be right or wrong but how to get it done and then I can put my swing on it to make it easier on me or more efficient for me. Like I said when I quit drinking I just have too much energy and not enough time. So I'm trying to get down to working on one thing but I'm working on everything at once
 

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I see you would know better than us to do whatever you need to do to fix it and make it better. LOL.
Most of us are more mechanical than we are body. So you have that part in the bag. Show us the final product which I know will be better than any of us could do.
I just saw where did my poison. It honestly depends on whether I'm breaking a motor in or if it's broken I honestly like my mufflers dripping while I'm breaking them in
 

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LOL. You sound like me. I get way too many things going at once and have a hard time finishing one up. You will get there. And I hear you on the Clash. I am a non-judgmental person probably more than anybody ever hear of in your whole life but you don't know me that well but it's all good. My household is non-judgemental by life and everybody around me knows that. But beyond that, you will get there and we will help you along. Learn what you can and exactly, put your own spin on it. I would never judge anybody to put their own spin or not on anything.
Just let us know how things are going and we will help you along. There's a bunch of good people on here that know their stuff.
 

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I just saw where did my poison. It honestly depends on whether I'm breaking a motor in or if it's broken I honestly like my mufflers dripping while I'm breaking them in
Ha! Yes. When you break in, at least on a 2-stroke pocket bike, it's usually around 32 to 1 and then you can run 40:1 pretty much the rest of the time or switch to 50:1 if you are ballsy. I don't run too many of my bikes at 50:1
 

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Well my buddy calls me anal. Which I'm not at all but whatever I'm doing at this time or that time I don't want to just float by with it. I want to know why it does this not just calls it does this I want to know everything. I don't have the mind capacity because all the part I used to smoke. But if I do anything I am the one that goes overboard.! Like my first business I was giving too much of myself away to the customers. And trying to make their houses like mine. Which I'm the most lazy person in the world at home but when I'm working I just don't stop
 

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Ha! Yes. When you break in, at least on a 2-stroke pocket bike, it's usually around 32 to 1 and then you can run 40:1 pretty much the rest of the time or switch to 50:1 if you are ballsy. I don't run too many of my bikes at 50:1
I just switched the 50 to 1 on one bike. And she's never run smoother. Still has a little bit of chirp and slippage but as far as getting my chains lined up and everything else it's freaking awesome and now the fat tire took me forever because I don't I want to use any extensions or anything I just want the chain so it rides quieter when you're pedaling but I'm doing the fat tire just for the beach. I've already bent two wheels on my cruiser on the beach
 

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I hear you buddy, your bike will be badass.
I know it and we will help you along. I think yours was a 4-stroke now that I remember just 20 threads going on at once right now. But yours will be straight gasoline I'd say at least pump 93 or higher and at the end of the season run on ethanol. Been a while on my four strokes, whatever oil is recommended for your engine. Probably 10w30. Maybe thicker
 

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I still think it would be awesome threads like this and put a link up and make a discord real time talking real-time messaging conference calls everything for free
 

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I just switched the 50 to 1 on one bike. And she's never run smoother. Still has a little bit of chirp and slippage but as far as getting my chains lined up and everything else it's freaking awesome and now the fat tire took me forever because I don't I want to use any extensions or anything I just want the chain so it rides quieter when you're pedaling but I'm doing the fat tire just for the beach. I've already bent two wheels on my cruiser on the beach
Yeah the bicycle engines are a totally different animal. I've done plenty of research and they're absolutely nothing like the 2-stroke pocket bike engines. They break in differently. Run thinner oil usually, etc. It's actually really crazy. I've been in the 2-stroke pocket bike and snowmobile and dirt bike world for so long that when I got into the bicycle engines it was a totally different world. Learned a lot
 

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I still think it would be awesome threads like this and put a link up and make a discord real time talking real-time messaging conference calls everything for free
Anything's possible and with zoom calls these days anybody could do real talking in real time
 

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Yeah the bicycle engines are a totally different animal. I've done plenty of research and they're absolutely nothing like the 2-stroke pocket bike engines. They break in differently. Run thinner oil usually, etc. It's actually really crazy. I've been in the 2-stroke pocket bike and snowmobile and dirt bike world for so long that when I got into the bicycle engines it was a totally different world. Learned a lot
When I lived in Michigan everybody was in the snowmobiles
 

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Like I said I think discord is so much better more real time and you can change parameters you can do whatever you want on them if you like to jump on we can change your name to whatever you want and you can invite whoever you want it's kind of cool
 

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Yes snowmobiles are the S**t. Lol
Done that my whole life. Not a day goes by that I don't dream about snowmobiling somewhere and some sort of fashion. I don't have Discord but you know who knows, maybe we could start something like that. I honestly never thought about it. I dabble with YouTube and in this community.
You got me at a good time. I'm usually busy and post a few things and then turn in for the night. I'm about to turn in here soon.
 

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Yes snowmobiles are the S**t. Lol
Done that my whole life. Not a day goes by that I don't dream about snowmobiling somewhere and some sort of fashion. I don't have Discord but you know who knows, maybe we could start something like that. I honestly never thought about it. I dabble with YouTube and in this community.
You got me at a good time. I'm usually busy and post a few things and then turn in for the night. I'm about to turn in here soon.
I'm part of probably a dozen discords and once you learn how to turn off all your notifications so it doesn't bug you all the time it really is the **** you can talk to a hundred people on the same voiceover IP. Send pictures screenshots instantly you can see people typing you can work online offline. Discord actually started with a lot of Pokemon go spoofers who are cheating. That's how I got on it for those I can go anywhere in the world on my game and it's supposed to be just where you're at
 
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