26” Montgomery Wards Muscle bike …. Done for now

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I wasn’t looking to build another Adult sized Muscle Bike any time soon. I was scrolling through FBook and saw a kool 20” Rollfast and wanted to build something similar.

here’s the inspiration
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my bars came today and were a pain to unwrap

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here’s a quick mock up. Sadly I’m not feeling it….yet 😎
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That's awesome, super cool car! Not many of them around anymore. There were not many clean ones left 20 years ago. I test drove a dark blue one in grade 12, dad wouldn't let me buy it though, it needed too much work....
He bought this at Ford Carlisle last summer. A older guy had done a ton of work to it. I think he wanted my son to have this car and went above and beyond for him.
 
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I love those frames! I have a Rollfast branded one that I am going build as a jumbo sized Scat.
 
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Im digging this. There we go, shorty fenders, big and little tires. You can try a 700cc fork to tilt the front end up a little with either a 26", 24", 20" wheel if you want the more extreme look.
Keep it clean and avoid extra bolt on gee-gaws. See how it looks without the chainguard.

3 speed hubs are really nice on those since the apes make it hard to stand and pedal for a hill.

Tip on the fender trimming. I took a stryfoam coffee cup and layed it over the fender, gave me a perfect curve for rounded cut. I'm sure any plastic cup would do.
 

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