My new Swapmeet cruiser

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So my original Fatbike project got sidelined for a while so I started on this Frame I had sitting around for a while, It started out with a used rear end I picked up afew months back.
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I went thru afew rear end ideas and set ups
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Version 1 with a drum brake 7 speed rear end
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Disc brake conversion started
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Here's the final rear set up, single speed 24 tooth (I think) hydro brakes front and rear
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Also yes the caliper was ground down a little trying to get the 7 speed to work but single speed will be fine for its purpose
 
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I swapped out the cranks for one with a smaller chain ring, It wont be fast but it will pull anything now. Top speed of about 10 to 15 kph is more than enough for what I have planed now I just have to sort out a park brake with the hydro brakes
 
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A pic of the wiring set up for anyone interested, I still have to mount the switch somewhere external tho
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Also I have to decide between 2 lights
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Left is a 5" motorbike one and right is a LED light bar? Whats everyone think?
 
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Mocked up the lights today while I'm waiting on my next ebay shipment
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I just used some fender washers and some 5mm rod to mock up where I want the headlight so I can make a better looking mount alot easier and it still has alot of movement to fine tune. And yes I know my seats on crooked :)
 
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