80cc Coming This WEEK!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by BirthNight, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. BirthNight

    BirthNight Member

    Just ordered an 80cc. I'd been looking at sites charging around 350$ for 50 and 80cc engines which was too expensive for me. Also, those friction-drive engines just seem like a bad setup. I don't want something rubbing on my tire like that... and they can't possibly deliver as much power as a chain-driven engine.
    Anyway, I finally came across handhelditems.com and was thrilled with the price ($139.99). This definitely seemed like a good deal, especially because they had a few good reviews. I'm going to try to install it on the bike my dad handed down to me (a cool old yellow 70s Raleigh). - - - I'm going to need to replace the handlebars from the drop style to the flat bar type so I can get the throttle on. Anyway, I might make a lil' video or take some pictures of the installation and test-ride. I can't wait til' this weekend (I just hope we can actually get the thing put together!)

    Thanks
     

  2. Mountainman

    Mountainman Active Member

    welcome and good luck with the motor install

    have fun as you -- ride the motor bike
     
  3. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  4. BirthNight

    BirthNight Member

    You're right davo - it's a little funny and weird that the video they showed was for a different engine

    update - I'm in the wonderful UPS shipment tracking period! - Expected delivery - THIS FRIDAY!
    Do you guys think that - barring an unforeseen problems - I will be able to actually get this baby running after a a couple of days of installing. This is my first engine build so I'll be moving slower than some of you.
     
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  5. BirthNight

    BirthNight Member

    Sorry everyone - I really should have correctly stated that this is a 66cc engine - NOT 80. I would have if I had known - but I just finished reading about it in an older thread. (Learning everyday :))
     
  6. graucho

    graucho Active Member

    Nice going! Welcome to MB.c Glad your here. You seem more than ready to join the group. Good luck on your build. Post a new thread if you run into a snag. Later
     
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  7. Welcome let us know how we can help!
     
  8. BirthNight

    BirthNight Member

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  9. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    Try not to drill the frame like they did on their website.
    TAKE YOUR TIME & do it properly cos it'll save u a heck of a lot of time/trouble later.
    Ask about spare parts.
    Totally agree,wierd having a Titan as a 2-stroke/frame-mounted example. :goofy:
     
  10. Mountainman

    Mountainman Active Member

    I would put my money on you and say -- yes

    let us know -- always interested regarding ones first build

    I would put my money on you and say -- yes

    up and running this weekend

    have fun as you ride the motor bike thing
     
  11. BirthNight

    BirthNight Member

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