Hi from BC

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Fly_boy_bc, Nov 11, 2007.

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  1. Fly_boy_bc

    Fly_boy_bc Guest


    I want to install a chinese 70 cc in a "Designed by AMS" chopper (see attachment)

    Has anybody done this yet? Can you point me at some pix or disussion thread?

    Here in BC I can't use this bike unless I:

    Get it weighed at a government weigh scale, Apply for a VIN number, Have the VIN plate sent to an approved inspection shop, Have it inspected and then they'll attach the VIN, Go to an Autoplan dealer and they will issue a registration. Then I can have it insured.

    It has to have:

    Head and tail lights, Brake light, Licence plate illuminator, Horn.

    I want to do this and I am overjoyed that I have found this forum!!:D

    Thanks all,


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  2. beast775

    beast775 Guest

    howdy from bc

    welcome to mbc.hello from from victoria :grin:
  3. Fly_boy_bc

    Fly_boy_bc Guest

  4. drimpact

    drimpact Member

    Welcome to MBc
  5. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    welcome to MBc ! :D
  6. dbigkahunna

    dbigkahunna Guest

    Welcome to MBc from the Giant Side of Texas!
  7. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    Welcome to MBc.
  8. Fly_boy_bc

    Fly_boy_bc Guest

    Thanks for the welcome:)

    My wife and I have an agreement this Christmas. We each have an allowance to spend on whatever **** we want.

    Because I waited until I had read enough in your forums and watched ebay long enough before buying anything I believe I will soon be riding a nice little Schwinn Stingray chopper. (Well lookalike).

    I am using:
    Hub adapter from Livefastmotors. (Ebay)
    Engine mount from "Barry" (Ebay)
    A 36t sprocket from "Dacscom"

    I plan to drive to Burnaby and pick up my chinese kit. Is Real Power King here in BC Canada a good company to buy from? The engines are all pretty much the same as long as your dealer labels them (Semi) honestly. 80cc not withstanding....
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  9. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    check out azvinnies occ schwinn bike
    it is the same frame I believe
    he has lots of miles on his (1000+)
  10. Fly_boy_bc

    Fly_boy_bc Guest

    OCC Chop-ped using the best parts/techniques available.

    Thanks I will!

    I want to really "chopperize" my bike so I'm looking for a black padded WIDE saddle with springs (a'la vintage Fatboy) and handlebars with some sweep-back. I am also probably going to get the extended exhaust from Barry and some leather saddlebags (no fringes that would be going too far ;)

    I am an electronics manufacturing technician so watch for my custom electrical system using NiMh batteries (RC) and a trickle charger powered from the magnito! If it works well I will post complete details. Since I need to power a complete lighting array (Head,Tail,Brake,Turn,Licence illuminator as well as a horn) It should be powerful enough for anybody elses requirements.

    This forum has made this project possible. My goal is to build the finest example of the state of the art using the best components from the best suppliers (barrys mount is the prime example I could have easily ended up with the "bent plate" version which cracks but you guys steered me away from that one) :D

    Other things I plan to do:
    Boost bottle. (So cool, so simple so cheap)
    Baffle material in muffler AND cut tube slightly for back pressure reduction. Yes I know I am kind of fighting myself on this one but my unproven theory is that if I reduce back pressure I can then afford some losses to reduce the sound level (I'll keep you posted).
    Rubber sound dampeners in the engine cooling fins.
    Sound absorbing material on both engine coverplates.

    Any other suggestions for sound/vibration reduction, increased reliabilty or power boost?
    What can I do to reduce chain noise other than careful alignment/fabrication?

    Thanks again! pix to follow after the mailman comes!


    P.S. next post should I start a "build thread"?
  11. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    Good Idea!!!

    all this good tech info will get lost in your intro.

    Welcome to MBc
  12. Fly_boy_bc

    Fly_boy_bc Guest

    Not on the same motor I presume...?..
  13. Abeagle

    Abeagle Guest

    Welcome to MBc. :cool:
  14. mickey

    mickey Guest

    Welcome aboard.
  15. Fly_boy_bc

    Fly_boy_bc Guest

    install manual

    Where do I find the install manual that I have read so much about? I haven't been able to find it anywhere.


  16. beast775

    beast775 Guest

    i dunno

    try this if ya read enough all the q and a are answered.Frame-Mounted Engines & Drive-Trains,is this the motor your putting in?i think there should be a install sheet with the kit.ask in the appropriate section,nobodys gonna look here for the question asked.this is introduction only.if you dont have a kit read the section that will answer your questions thanx...
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