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Old 03-28-2012, 02:16 AM   #16
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Yeah, paint job's the clue - this bike was built for a purpose, and I'd say it'd do it very well.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:48 AM   #17
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Oooh. I've never seen (or heard of) one. Very neat. I was thinking that it was the ultimate in Frankbeemers (R-engine shoehorned into a scooter body, sorta a Cushman on steroids).

One question: what is the tranny output-to-chain layshaft like? I'm envisioning some sorta bevel/miter gear arrangement.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:52 AM   #18
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practically bolting FD straight to the output shaft, skipping the drive shaft
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:30 PM   #19
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It's still ugly.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:36 PM   #20
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It's still ugly.
I believe that to be an understatement....
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:37 PM   #21
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I just want to know what that valve cover brace thing is.
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:05 PM   #22
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. You don't find them at all any more.
Probably a good reason for that!
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:50 PM   #23
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:15 PM   #24
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Wow. I'd like to know what the spring clip cotter pin is holding. Just above the lower triple clamp on the left side of the bike I see a spring clip (cotter pin) holding what appears to be a small box? Could it be a transponder for racing? Or? Never seen something like that.

The other weird item is that strut brace out to the left head. What does that do?

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Old 03-28-2012, 07:16 PM   #25
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I would totally take it for a spin.
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:21 AM   #26
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Those Wasps are cool! But Ill trump you for crazy...

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Old 03-29-2012, 10:59 AM   #27
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Probably a good reason for that!
They were actually the most competitive racing sidecars worldwide.
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:17 AM   #28
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practically bolting FD straight to the output shaft, skipping the drive shaft
Ah, that is elegant. And the layshaft is concentric with the swingarm "shaft". Neat.
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:25 AM   #29
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It obviously just needs a new battery. It's always the battery.
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:47 AM   #30
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Ah, that is elegant. And the layshaft is concentric with the swingarm "shaft". Neat.
Im basing that of course on nothing than a vague idea of how I'd start thinking about it.

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It obviously just needs a new battery. It's always the battery.
Probably runs better than mine, right now


AND if anything near a stock clutch will work in that than obviously I could run about in third gear all day long, no problems
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