El Diablo

May 7, 2013
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My entry for this year will be the first motorized build i've ever attempted...
I have a frame that needs to be modified for the engine and a tank and an engine


The engine is a sachs spartamet engine



I dont like the rear wheel so i'm gonna modify it so it will be chain driven on the right side and pedal powered on the left and i want to use this hub to achieve it

And yes it has a fat axle and a 48 hole hub but i'll tackle that problem when its there haha


Well and the name just popped in my head and i thought it sounded cool
Also thought about the name lawbreaker because its required by law here in the Netherlands to have papers and a license plate and it has te be approved by the government and i dont think it will be...

Frank
 
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Thanks for al the kind words!
A little update on the pile of parts
Got myself some sachs drum hubs

Yes they need some tlc
I changed my game planand now i want to use a double chain on the right side with a locked sprocket for the engine and a freewheel for pedaling


Black spokes (gotta love em ) and alloy pedals

I also have some alloy rims but i forgot to take a pic. . Sorry bout that haha

Thanks for looking!

And btw... is it just me or is it really hard to keep up with all the builds..
 
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Got the hubs out of the wheels today and started strippin and cleaning the engine

I hope i can polish the hubs so they will shine a bit harder..

Engine pre cleaned



And cleaned


Found out i'll have to shorten the drive axle thingy because its too far out..
Should i cut it in half and reweld it?
Would that be strong enough?

It is only a 30 cc engine and the carb is really small i think they use the same ones on those little remote controlled cars haha

I also found a aircleaner in a junkbox so thats pretty cool!


I also decided that i'm gonna paint it red with white tanksides ( not sure thats english haha) i hope you understand what i mean
And the rims are gonna be red too

And for the handle bars something like this

Some cool horns on the front

Thanx for watching
 
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Nice bars!

Luke.
Thanks but this are not the bars im using because they are too big, i think they have a diameter of 25 mm and my controls are 22 mm but this is the style i want.

Shortened the drive part of the engine to get the chain closer to the engine but i also need to shorten the axle, that i'll do tommorrow when i weld it at my work


This is what i'm trying to achieve on the hub, a dual cog/chain setup.

The inner cog has to be as thin as possible without losing to much strenght and then a adapter to a freewheel for the pedaling part.

And now a beer
 
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How is your build coming along?
Well funny that you asked just....

I was looking at the calender this morning and thought wow 15th of june!
Time to get busy!
So i started working on my frame this morning...
I didnt liked the way the tank sits on the frame

So i started cutting the top half of the uppertube


Well that wasnt enough so i decided to remove the handle bars and well... it was rusted inside the fork tube
No time to think it over, just cut it haha

Then i tried if it was sitting the way i wanted it to but it wasn't quite there yet so i cut some more i guess

The tank was hitting the frame so time to clean it up

Much cleaner this way! How i'll mount it eeeh dont know yet but i'll cross that bridge when i get there!

Well it still wasnt low enough so i changed the plan and cut the whole toptube and went with a straight pipe

Now it was so low the tank hit the lower frame thingy tube so i cut them to!

What to do with them...


Yeah flip em!


Then i welded it al up and i didnt take a pic with the tank on but i'll do that tomorrow!
I also clean up the welds tomorrow at work

Now... A beer!
Paint will be coming in this week so then i cant paint my rims and lace my wheels!

Thanks for watching and i'll need to keep it in high gear or else i wont be ready in time!

Frank