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1951 Western Flyer Motobike

Discussion in 'GALLERY' started by motorbikermark, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. motorbikermark

    motorbikermark

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    This Bike has been kicking around RRB for a while now, I hope I have done it justice.
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  2. panelman

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    That is just plain Cool!
     
  3. motorbikermark

    motorbikermark

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    Panelman, I just checked out your Elgin.....Too Cool! Awesome job man!
     
  4. Danimal

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    Wow, that machine is insanely cool!
     
  5. Dr. Tankenstein

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    This is freaking AWESOME!

    Cheers,
    Dr. T
     
  6. Colyn.

    Colyn.

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    Been thinking of finding a motobike but I really need to put some time & money into my truck so its finished next year.


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  7. noodlenoggin

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    NEAT! What kind of motor is that?
     
  8. motorbikermark

    motorbikermark

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    Its a 1949 Briggs and Stratton 5s off a rotor tiller.
     
  9. 1918 Ranger

    1918 Ranger

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    Looks good!! I owned this bike a little over a year ago. Here's how it looked then.

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    I like what you've done.
     
  10. LukeTheJoker

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    Not huge on motored bicycles, but that is nicely done, loving that it has an era appropriate motor on it!

    Luke.
     
  11. 1918 Ranger

    1918 Ranger

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    Hey just curious what that is in the left side tank. Throttle lever???
     
  12. Scribble

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    This bike is gorgeous :13::grin:
     
  13. highwheelerboy25

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    I sold that bike to 1918ranger!!! awesome bike! I got it from a guy in blue ridge Georgia.
     
  14. wheelbender6

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    That's fantastic. Did you weld on engine mounts or use a bolt-on mounting plate?
     

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