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    Re: My overkill project.

    Soooooo spring turned into summer, summer came to an end. However I am feeling good again finally. I ordered my new spokes before I jumped on here to post(lets hope i got the right length this...
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    Re: My overkill project.

    Sorry no progress for some time. I was diagnosed last year with Psoriatic arthritis, and this winter has really kicked my tail. Im hoping the warm weather that is coming and my new meds will give...
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    Re: My overkill project.

    well dont that figure. Spokes came in today. For some reason I ordered em 6mm to long.
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    Re: My overkill project.

    spokes are ordered, rim is painted. hope to have the axle painted and clearcoated tommorrow. Will hopefully have rear wheel completely finished by friday, or monday(depending on when my spokes come...
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    Re: 3 speed axle as transmission?

    I dont want the brakes on the 3 spped to work, just wondered if i leave the parts in? So I weld a sprocket onto the left(where the brakes are lokated) side at the spoke holes/ hub flange, and the...
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    Re: 3 speed axle as transmission?

    and all the brake components on the left side? tale em out?
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    3 speed axle as transmission?

    can a 3 speed rear axle be used as a jackshaft/transmission? I plan on all right hand side drive system. Was playing with the 3 speed axle and could not work out in my head how to adapt it to suit...
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    Re: My overkill project.

    thanks. If I get a chance on the weekend ill take a pic of the newly finished rear axle. Everything elses on a standstill til i lace the rear wheel up and figure out how long the spokes need to be....
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    Re: My overkill project.

    https://s17.postimg.org/hjm6ok2i7/IMG_1472983049070_V.jpg

    My frame s far. Farfrom perfect but im happy so far. Have learned a ton, and the next will be better
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    My overkill project.

    https://s9.postimg.org/n6rtuj5bz/100_2514.jpg

    My cosen tire.
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    Re: Some days you are the dog..........

    well on a positive note. I have a set of nice 32 hole hubs for the nect project :-) . yes the next project is in the planning. lol gives me an excuse to buy new toys. what the wife wants me to...
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    Some days you are the dog..........

    Man today was going great had time at work to cut my new hubs(got some 2mm thick steel for free at work). cut out the center hole this evening at home, drilled my spoke holes, counter sunke the...
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    Increasing hub size.

    The hubs that came on my axle are roughly 55mm. to small to double the # of spokes like I need to for my overkill rear wheel. My wife thought it would look cool to use saw blades for the hub. the...
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    Re: Spoke calculater for car rims?

    hey stormbird how long are those spokes? 178mm? If so then it appears to be 10mm per inch. I have a 14inch rim and need 168mm. and then theoretically 16inch rime would need 188mm. sound right?
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    Re: what is it made of?

    soooo back from vacation. I cut it(Grinder wth cutoff disk). Rdwhab(Relax Dont worry have a beer). I welded it. Ground it. looks good. Guess what it is made of is no longer relavent. Thanks for...
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    Re: Spoke calculater for car rims?

    btw what is that rim from?
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    Re: Spoke calculater for car rims?

    yeah it helps. ty. got my frame tacked up today(only stick welder at home, taking to work and using mig for final welds) hoping on monday or tuesday to start on the rear axle. those spokes...
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    Re: what is it made of?

    hmmm could be problematic then. oh well. I leave in 3 hours on vacation( going to the black forest) will worry, and solve problems when I get back.
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    Re: what is it made of?

    lol i dont mind HHJJ as ta info helps me as well. seriously though I thought if a magnet stuck to it it was not stainless, or did i miss something somewhere? scored a older brake/coaster hub today....
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    what is it made of?

    of all my steel frame donor bikes(all 3 of em) only one had steel axels. It is a 3 speed jobby. delaced wheel and de gutted the axle, then prepared to drill the extra holes for my extra spokes. ...
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    Re: transmission ?'s

    good nice to see my logic was not off. Soooo now what do i reverse engineer with the parts i have???? Lol i know nothing you can answer. Cant wait till this build is done and show all the tight a##...
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    transmission ?'s

    First not sure if im posting in the right section, however since there is no transmission section i hope this fits. I am building an overkill based chopper, as such i need a transmission. If my...
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    posting pics to profile?

    Is there a different process for attaching pics to my profile gallery as with the normal posting to a thread process? or am i just that computer unsavey?
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    Re: Street Fox so far.

    Cant tell from the pics, did you end up going with paddle shifters of some sort?
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    Re: Wheels like Overkill

    https://s31.postimg.org/x56iwfvo7/100_2515.jpg
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    m tire, and near completion custom rim. Coul not find a rim that was the right width, so i cut 2 up...
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