My new project

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by connoisseur, Jan 25, 2008.

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  1. connoisseur

    connoisseur Guest

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  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    image tags are not allowed...topics like this don't fit well in "introduce yourself"...forums work best when properly structured...please don't be so casual in your use of MBc :)
  3. connoisseur

    connoisseur Guest

    MY badd im not Pro @ This.
  4. satoch

    satoch New Member

    I was going to use that Micargi bike frame for my project. I was going to cut off the side panels of the "tank" and weld on a real tank. You could just make a new mounting strap for the tacky looking tank that comes with the kit. You most likely will need to drill and tap the frame to hold a screw.

    I decided on the Micargi Bronco frame that will be modded to look like this:
  5. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    How about one of these mounted behind the seat post?

    (Sorry, I don't remember exactly who first posted this link, so I can't attribute it properly.)
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  6. Hollywood

    Hollywood Guest

    I invert the brackets.Drill holes and pop rivet inverted brackets.I put 3 rivets in each bracket.Hope this trick of mine helps Connoisser.
  7. satoch

    satoch New Member

    That's brilliant! It could even be wrapped in leather to appear like a tool pouch thus preserving the "bicycle" look.

    My concern is height above the carb. These engines are gravity fed and do not have a fuel pump correct?
  8. connoisseur

    connoisseur Guest

    1 Gallon Tour Tank

    Hey thanks for the link to the tour tank. i think this may look good mounted on the handlebars of the bike. being that i have the ape hangers on this build. im trying to find 1 for cheaper though.
  9. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    It was Old Pete who originally posted the link to Tour Tanks. A veritable fountain of good info (Old Pete) in my opinion.