Baby Blunker :)

Discussion in 'KLUNKER BUILD OFF' started by tuga, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. tuga

    tuga

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    What do you guys think about building a 24" wheels klunker with these 2, don't know if I can do it before the dealine but might as well try. :)

    1984 Jamis mountain bike

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    old Schwinn Spitfire

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  2. Markm

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    Re: Late in the game

    That'd be cool...but Im diggin the Jamis as is :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
     
  3. tuga

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    Re: Late in the game

    Only problem with the jamis is that the chrome is pitted where it has stickers.
     
  4. Markm

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    Re: Late in the game

    cover it with Ratrod stickers! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
     
  5. OUTLAW

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    Re: Late in the game

    that jamis is already a klunker, now lets see about the spitfire. kool bikes. bring it on

    Outlaw 8)
     
  6. ponytailmike

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    Re: Late in the game

    WOW... That Jamis is Kool...
    I'm really liking that concept though…
    But… if that Jamis was mine…
    I think I would up date the drivetrain with a triple chainring…
    And find me another donor for the spitfire…
    I’ve got an old teranaut mountain bike of that early 80’s vintage…
    I have not had the courage to rob any parts off her yet…

    ponytailmike
    mike

    P.S. use two right hand thumb shifters if you do update the Jamis...
    It's more klunker/early 80's correct...
     
  7. tuga

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    Re: Late in the game

    Here's an update:

    Jamis has been cannibalized

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    A quick mockup

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    some primer

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    today was a little windy but went ahead and painted it anyway, Here's after some Krylon "Peekaboo blue" <--where do they come up with these names? :)

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  8. ponytailmike

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    That Spitfire looking good...

    ponytailmike
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  9. tuga

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    Didn't have a multispeed chainring so I couldn't use the wheels with the 5 speed sprocket, so I made it a single speed with some other wheels I had lying around, rides pretty

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  10. klunker

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    looks good and dare i say, like a true klunker!
     
  11. blink

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    Re: Late in the game

    looks great but from this photo i thought you did a two-tone color scheme.
    it was just shadows!
     
  12. OUTLAW

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    very nice job

    Outlaw 8)
     
  13. cman

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    Nice job. I like that front fork. The baby blue paint is perfect. Can you post a better pic of the handlebar/stem setup?
     
  14. tuga

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    finished bike

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