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Offline Mike Anderson

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Racer progress
« on: December 25, 2016, 07:55:31 PM »
Made good progress in the last couple days. Merry Christmas to all. With any luck there may be noise by New Years. Yahoo
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2016, 04:10:58 AM »
Nice .... and Many Happy Returns !!

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2016, 10:28:39 AM »
I love the look of the off-road bikes of this era...especially these racers. The bike looks great. Well done! 

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2016, 11:11:20 AM »
Thanks,
Just added the expansion chamber. Helps the look.
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2016, 05:41:02 PM »
Looks great. Was it ever raced? Any history?

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2016, 06:04:27 PM »
Yes,
I got it from friends of the original owner. He got it when he was 15 yrs. old and raced it 3 times. It was in as raced condition when I got it. The original owner is still around just a little disoriented sometimes.
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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2016, 07:18:25 AM »
It looks like the elves have been busy.

Be sure to wear hearing protection when you start it up.

Randy

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2016, 09:08:51 AM »
Thanks  Randy,
By the way, had good luck with the cables. As you can see everything clutch, brakes etc. hooked up. Motion pro made perfect copies and they are installed.
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2017, 06:20:51 PM »
Got a few photos of the second racer going together. Front forks going together, swing arm and rear wheel installed. Looks like it will turn out like mine. Can't wait to get it together. Tried running mine again today, have some video to put on you tube. Will try to get them posted soon.
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2017, 11:14:54 PM »
How much difference is there between the SR and GTR handle bars? Looking nice!
'67 350 GTR undergoing repairs with a '75 Yamaha TX500 front end

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #10 on: January 22, 2017, 10:02:27 AM »
Racer bars are about 3 in. or a little more narrower than GTR and about  1 1/2 in. less rise. Thanks
Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2017, 06:59:43 PM »
Jan.26,2017  second racer setting on ground on wheels. Waiting for it's engine to be rebuilt. Progress moving forward.
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2017, 07:50:49 AM »
As always, looking great!

Randy

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2017, 08:13:35 AM »
Thanks Randy,
Be nice to get the engine done. Will make a nice pair.
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2017, 05:22:38 PM »
More progress on the second racer. Tank,seat etc. Starting to look like a motorcycle again.
Later Mike

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2017, 11:11:05 AM »
2nd racer is just setting quietly waiting for an engine.

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #16 on: February 17, 2017, 08:12:02 PM »
Looking great Mike.

I noticed the go-kart in the picture.

When I was a little younger (about 14) I had a Fox kart with a Mac 7.
There use to be kart races a the Greene Race track.My cousin at a Dart
kart with a Mac 45. He always walked away from me on the track.

But it was a lot of fun.

Randy

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Re: Racer progress
« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2017, 09:20:34 PM »
Hi Randy,
I am into vintage karting, they are part of my addiction I guess. I raced for a kart shop in Ohio back in the 60's and 70's now we just do it for fun.
Thanks Mike

 


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