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1983 SCHWINN PREDATOR COMPETITION

Discussion in 'FRESH FINDS' started by Rat Rod, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Bought this one from a forum member who lives close to me.

    Plan to give it a complete overhaul and display it in my office at the church.

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  2. Gold Street Customs

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    Re: 1982 SCHWINN PREDATOR TEAM ALLOY

    Nice score, cant wait to see it cleaned up. I am starting to get a warm spot for these old chrome BMX So far I have two Royce Unions, a Kawasaki that I just picked up and I just received a Haro thats not chrome but a clearcoat over bare metal. It has the sickest squaretube bmx bars I have ever seen.
     
  3. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    Re: 1982 SCHWINN PREDATOR TEAM ALLOY

    That's a good looking bike.
     
  4. Rustinkerer

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    Re: 1982 SCHWINN PREDATOR TEAM ALLOY

    That reminds me of the new one my parents got me back in the day! It came with goofy black & neon green spacey looking decals all over it, plus reflectors and a chainguard, all removed by me as soon as I could get away with it! Ended up lookin' a LOT like that one! :D ~Adam
     
  5. Tosa2112

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    Re: 1982 SCHWINN PREDATOR TEAM ALLOY

    I had a similar one as well but left the decals on and added a set of yellow tuff wheels. Man, I wish that I still had that bike.
     
  6. kingsting

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    Re: 1983 SCHWINN PREDATOR TEAM ALLOY

    I have the same bike. Looks like yours got a few upgrades in it's lifetime. Maximizer tires, CW bars and the Uni seat are great period add-ons!
     
  7. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Looky what came in the mail. :mrgreen:

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  8. Fastback Maniac

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    You lucky RatRod..
    I have had a few Predators over the years. My favorite was the Competetion. Never did find a "Black Shadow". Now I only have 4 BMX bikes left. One is a chrome Scrambler, 2 Schwinn Z's and a Schwinn Brian Foster Signature.

    Great Score...
     
  9. Rat Rod

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    Nice!!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
     
  11. cman

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    WOW that looks brand new. Nice job.
     
  12. schwinnmesa

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    Looks great!
     
  13. Schwinnspastic

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    now thats a nice piece of bmx history ....your detail work is always imppresive Steve
     
  14. josh11357

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    i just picked one up the stickers are not in good shape anyone know were i can look to get some new stickers for it if so let me know thanks
     
  15. Green Dragon

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    Re: 1982 SCHWINN PREDATOR TEAM ALLOY

    Nice .

    Too bad you did not save the stickers, you could send to me :)

    Looking for a set for my non-chrome 83 Predator. ( That I got from forum member Tin Machine , thanks again :) ..

    good find, enjoy !

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  16. Rat Rod

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    This post was fro 3 years ago. :lol:
     
  17. strangeframe

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    Ha,didnt look at the dates and was gonna beg those Maxi's from you..Then i seen the "UltraHive" decals and knew....musta been a while back.Check/,/,
     
  18. Gold Street Customs

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    Hey Steve Is anyone still doing these decals ? just picked up an 83.
     
  19. Rat Rod

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    Man, where do you find all these super Rad bmx bikes! That thing is so clean!! :shock:
    Didn't notice the resurected thread date, still a dope bike though!!
     

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