(MBBO#5 Class 1) 1971 AMF Aerobee. *DONE*

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Nothing fancy, just fixing it up and restoring it.

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Busted it apart today. The worst part is the seat. The bottom of the pan has been blown through.

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So, going to have to do something about that.

I checked out the frame. I love the shape! But it's in rough shape.

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The parts are just as rough. So, I'm going to soak them in Oxalic Acid. (Tossed a couple extras in as well)

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While I wait on that, I decided to pull apart the freewheel and clean it. I forgot to take a "Before" picture, but it was nasty.

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Cool bike, will be so nice when you are finished with it!
That pan could be beaten back into place and weld a new reinforcing plate over that area, should not be too hard for someone to do for you...

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My neighbor had one of these when I was a kid we would race each other down a huge dirt hill behind our houses in South Dakota. It brings back great memories I can't wait to see it all cleaned up.
 
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5. The 5th one is hidden behind the guard ring. You can see it in the pieces picture.
oh!:thumbsup: never seen a guard ring on a freewheel ether:confused:
 
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Glad you decided on doing the Aerobee, have you decided what color, looking forward to seeing this one.
 
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5. The 5th one is hidden behind the guard ring. You can see it in the pieces picture.

Crash - that is a good photo of the guard ring - is that the same as the one the Rails need ?

Will be watching for your magic on this one, as I have it's twin in my fleet ( as most of mine = as found,unrestored, lol ) .
 

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