Free spinning rear wheel?

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by jayjmarlo, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. jayjmarlo

    jayjmarlo New Member

    I want to make it so I can peddle without going through the engine a way to completely disengage the rear sprocket or let it spin free while pedaling with the engine off. Is this possible? I thought I remembered seeing parts but I don't remember what it was called or what to search for.

    do I need a freewheel Axle?
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2013

  2. HeadSmess

    HeadSmess Well-Known Member

    what type of engine are you using?

    2poke ht kit would need a pull starter and a dual freewheel hub, cus they clutch start normally.

    some 4 stroke kits come with such a hub.
  3. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    Many of the online bike engine vendors offer a hub with a freewheeling motor sprocket. Be advised that 1) you will need a bike shop to lace a rim to the freewheeling hub 2) You will need a pull start on your motor - no more pedal starting. 3) You will need to add a wide crankset to clear the pull start (one piece or 3 piece).