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    Coppertone February '64 Stingray find...

    It has a bit of fade on the top tube but I haven't even touched the paint. Schwinn chrome and paint quality never cease to amaze me. They come out of a slumber like no other.
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    Coppertone February '64 Stingray find...

    Quick spit shine tonight😍. I honestly have no idea on the deluxe vs standard debate, many experts out there and I'm definitely not one of them lol.
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    Coppertone February '64 Stingray find...

    Just south of the Iowa border in NW Missouri. Not planning to sell at the moment, going to enjoy this one for a while.
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    Coppertone February '64 Stingray find...

    I was thinking it's a standard with fenders? Chain guard is what was pushing me that direction.
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    Coppertone February '64 Stingray find...

    Been busy with life and haven't even been hunting bikes for a couple years and then this happened😳. Found this one 35 minutes from my front door. Still shocked, pictures are as I found it, haven't even touched it with the exception of removing the basket off of the front. The sprocket is a bit...
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    Been a while since I updated this thread. It's getting close, need a rear brake cable and eventually the spokes replaced. I love this bike... Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    This is where I am now except the rear brakes are also mounted. Looks like I'm going to have to replace the spokes due to rust, rims are in good shape though, I think the blue rim tape is even usable.
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    Would this have had the staggered tire sizes? I've been to the end of the web and back and can't find the stock tire sizes. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    Done for the night. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    Had to get that spray paint off of the rear frame so I then started the cleaning process. These chromoly frames come back with such little effort. This thing is gonna shine like new. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    They are not getting replaced now that I've had a chance to look them over, they look pretty good for 33 years old.
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    1984 Mongoose Californian

    Picked this up today, mostly original except tires and seat, still has the reflectors and chain guard. Getting ready to tear it down and start cleaning. There will be a call made soon to Pork chop to get blue tires and seat, maybe a decal kit. Anyone know the stock tire size on these...
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    28" York single tube/New Departure axle nut

    Bump Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    Weinmann 810 adjustment on a '67 Schwinn Collegiate

    Well, I got it as close as I could but I know that you can really get these outta wack if you don't know what you are doing. I told her to drop it by a bike shop and have them do the final adjustment. She was totally cool with that. This was in a barn for about 40 years and was pretty rough...
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    Weinmann 810 adjustment on a '67 Schwinn Collegiate

    They are the original wheels, I did polish them up, thought about that, maybe I'll lightly scuff the surface a bit. Also the original pads but I just found a 71 Cotton Picker that had been hanging in a barn for 30 years and those pads still have great stopping power so I didn't think it was a...
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