Lucky Brake ... class 1

Discussion in 'MBBO 2018 BIKES - CLASS 1' started by Georgeediii, Oct 3, 2018.

  1. Georgeediii

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    It has been a while but I will throw my hat in the ring for this one. I recently bought out a ton of Huffy parts and included in the deal was later rail frame with enormous dropouts welded on. As I dug farther into the pile I also found a handful of early Huffy disc brakes and wheels. Included among them was this 20" wheel with an enormous pie plate.

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    I thought maybe I could slap it on the big dropout frame but the caliper part was not meant to fit the rail frame. After sorting a ton of parts I eventually figured out that one of the calipers had been modified, I tried it and it for the Rail like it was made for it. 20181003_091038.jpg
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    That leaves me here starting my build with this...
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    The plan is to load it up with Huffy and/or period correct parts. Still lots of parts to be located and bugs to be worked out.
     
  2. OddJob

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    Welcome aboard George!

    Great starting point. Looking forward to watching this materialize. RaT oN~!
     
  3. JNOACK

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    That's a cool setup!
     
  4. Funkme

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    Love the wheel, looks like a great starting point.
     
  5. Georgeediii

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    In order to give myself some inspiration I have been staring at my previous RRB MMBO bike The Jackalope. I am hoping that this new build will blend in just as well with my stock Huffys...
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  6. Brian macumber

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    That is one cool looking Springer
     
  7. Indyjps

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    Quite a start. Can only get better from here.
     
  8. Alan Griffin

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    This looks wild! I'm going to enjoy watching this one!
     
  9. OddJob

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    Any news on the build George?
     
  10. kingfish254

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    That wheel is awesome!!!!
    More like a jumbo pizza pie plate!!!
     
  11. krate-mayhem

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    I like it great job so far.
     
  12. OddJob

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    Hey @krate-mayhem , with a username like that you have to be into muscle bikes, right? :wink1:

    Why don't you join us in this build off? We just got started on Oct 1, and it would be awesome to have you jump aboard!
     
  13. LukeTheJoker

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    That is one crazy rear wheel!
     
  14. The Renaissance Man

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    Cool brake set-up!
     
  15. Georgeediii

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    I have had this project on the back burner while I keeping my eyes peeled for a donor or two but pickings have been slim. I have been able to pile up a few key parts though....
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    The console is a little rough. I am not going to do much more than clean it as I really don't have the experience or time with redoing them.

    I plan to use this Sweet & Sassy little guard, I think. It is pretty banged up and the bracket had broken at some time and was riveted into place. I am taking it over to a buddy's tonight to bang on it and tack the bracket back on.
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    If the guard looks OK, then I will be heading to powder coat next week.
     
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    Crazy cool. Hope to see this one at the finish line.

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  17. LukeTheJoker

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    Nice parts!
     
  18. Georgeediii

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    The guard is as sweet and as sassy as its going to get...
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    Heading to powder coat tomorrow.
     
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    Last night I threw a slick on the rear and mocked it up again so I could drill holes for sissy mounts. Unfortunately I ran into a minor SNAFU with brake but I plan to take it to a mechanic buddy for advice and hopefully will still get it to powder today.
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    In the meantime I will see if this tall bronco will clean up. I was told it was original equipment on a Grant's badged Rail but I have never seen another tall one.

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  20. Georgeediii

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    Voila!!!
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    Its not perfect but its a whole lot better.
     
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