New here and looking for advice to mount engine. (not a kit)

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custom_tecumseh

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I recently purchased a 3-4hp tecumseh engine from a guy at a small engine repair shop that has a centrifugal clutch on it.

I'm hoping to mount it on my 18 speed Roadmaster bicycle.

Currently i'm attempting to attach a pulley to my one piece pedal/crank arm assy. I will be mounting the engine above the rear wheel using a piece off a basketball backboard.

My engine is larger than most of the ones I have seen on this site, if not all of them. I'm not planning on using it as a commuter, just a fun summer project. I'll try to get pics to post asap.

Thanks
 


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OldPete

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This is the intro forum Mr. Tecumseh...So hi and gee-willikers! :D

How do you plan on stopping?
Are the spokes, brakes and such up to this task?
Will the engine be mounted with bent nails?

Start a thread in the right forum with some details after giving these question some consideration. :)

There will be others saying hi and you might want to talk to them.
You might consider clicking on resources at the top of the page.
 
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custom_tecumseh

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My brakes work really well actually.
I think that my spokes will be up to the task.
I only weigh 130lbs, and my setup can't weigh more than 35lbs.

Im not sure on the number of spokes, its 2"x24" tire front and back.
 
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gone_fishin

Guest
another mad-scientist gets onboard...

there's a mongrel rack-mount in picture gallery that totally kicks ass, 'tecumseh, maybe you can
find something there to inspire :D

welcome to MBc 8)
 

azbill

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welcome to MBc
but please post tech stuff in proper forum :)
(we are trying hard to keep organized)

your project does sound cool tho 8) 8)
 
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