My Son's first build

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  1. Lugisland

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    My son built this bike last October. It took him 2 days. He is 8 years old. Early 90's (I think) Huffy bmx with
    70's tuff wheels and whatever other parts laying around he picked out. I showed him how to install the grips with the air hose, and how to grease and install bearings. He turned every nut and bolt on this bike. I rebuilt the hubs and tightened things up for him, but this is his build :D

    First we cleaned up and rebuilt the Tuff wheels.
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    Greased up
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    "a little dry Dad..."
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    Having fun!
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    shining it up
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    Next the wheels
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    Left is loose right?
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    Out for the first test ride
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    Testing out the brakes
    http://www.youtube.com/embed/ir45SvciiJ4

    He's very proud, and so am I :wink:
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  2. ndaway

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    That's what its all about right there..great stuff :D
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    That young mans smile says it all! Good job Dad!

    Gizmo
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    Very COOL build!!! I love Father and Son projects..You should post this build on RRBMX! 8) :mrgreen:
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    Great story and build! You both did a great job!
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    Very Cool! Looks like you and the boy had a great time. Good work!

    Awesome video of the brake check too! Reminded me of when i was a kid, riding my Huffy in the early 90s and skidding up and down the sidewalks and driveways... then my dad put a white tire on the back. Haha.
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    Thanks for the nice comments guys! He calls it "doing a burnout" and wanted me to post the video :D
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    Really cool build! Nothing like spending time with your kids...the memories will last forever.
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    Awesome! Something you'll both remember for-eva!
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    I have owned two of those bikes, one in the exact color. They are awesome bikes. Congrats to u and ur son 4 a will built and awesome bike.

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