ELLIS SPEED SHOP "DIRT BIKE" - KLUNKER COMP

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  1. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Wow...nice parts! 8)
     
  2. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    No grinding/welding tonight, it is almost rideable though. Leaving the rear hub dry until the replacement parts get here. Front brake was a little spongy so I swapped it out with a gold lee chi mx1000 with a quick release ... feels better now. Thinking about swapping a couple other little things out but hope to be riding by this weekend if all goes smoothly and do some tweaking as needed. Should have some new pics up tomorrow :wink:
     
  3. bean

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    Going great!!
     
  4. Green Dragon

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    dude.... not only a sick ride, but superman like speed build.

    I haven't even decided on what to build yet and you're almost riding.... hmmmm
     
  5. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    The New Brake - LEE CHI MX1000, had to switch the posts out, doesn't feel as squishy as the last one did, plus the quick/release is nice since the front comes off so easy too.

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    Still gotta tack these together

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    No air tools at home so I used a hacksaw and a file to knock the rest of the tab off the chain stay. Also added some of my favorite beverage cap bar ends (from Smoopy's) to see how they looked, need my hub parts ... I'm almost riding :?

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  6. yoothgeye

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    Looking good! You've got some strong parts on there too, I bet this will perform great.
     
  7. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    Totally unrelated but my Uncle threw this pic he drew up on Facebook earlier ... :D :D :D

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    A little "dirt bike" inspiration for me :mrgreen:
     
  8. Von Stans

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    wow to both the sketch and the build i am digging the build so far.....
     
  9. Critter1

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    Re: ELLIS SPEED SHOP "DIRT BIKE" - KLUNKER COMP

    That is a very cool sketch!!
     
  10. Rat Rod

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    Great drawing!

    What...are you trying to beat Uncle Stretch? :lol:
     
  11. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    :lol: Yes, I'm trying to bolt one together faster than he can build one from scratch :lol:

    Thanks all for the compliments, wish I had 10% of the talent my Uncle Bryan has when it comes to drawing, he has fascinated me for years !!!
     
  12. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    No progress on the bike today, got a new sun gear in the mail but no shifter rod yet. Spent the day eating good food, got a new bike for my wife and chased my boy around the St. Louis magic house, followed by oozy gooey butter cake :eek: Not bad for a rainy day though !!!
     
  13. aka_locojoe

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    Very cool. you're making me rethink my Heavy-Duti.
     
  14. LukeTheJoker

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    Sounds like an almost perfect day to me!

    Luke.
     
  15. CCR

    CCR Mouth-Breather Moderator

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    THE NEW PHONE BOOKS HERE !! THE NEW PHONE BOOKS HERE !!

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  16. xddorox

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    Nice bike you got going there. I like the frame design you chose. Modern with a touch of retro.
     
  17. kingfish254

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    YOU'RE SOMEBODY NOW!
     
  18. yoothgeye

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    Jerk.
     
  19. Captain Awesome

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    i have that same frame (also from Chuck) and it will soon become a clunker. love me some clunkers.

    watching eagerly
     
  20. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Re: ELLIS SPEED SHOP "DIRT BIKE" - KLUNKER COMP

    I hope you find your 'special purpose'......:mrgreen:

    Great build so far, I really dig those frames.

    Cheers,
    Dr. T
     

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