1961 Monark build thread

Discussion in 'Middleweight Bicycles' started by partsguy, May 27, 2011.

  1. #21 Posted Sep 25, 2011

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    It is almost done! I hit some snags, but there isn't much left now! What is remaining is the seat, handlebars, pedals, chaingaurd, rear wheel adjustment, coaster brake hook-up, and a test run. I would love to find out what went on the front fender! An ornament or a light? Or what? I guess I need to find the 1961 Huffy options and measure the holes and find out through process of elimination.
     
  2. #22 Posted Oct 4, 2011

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    well ur leavin us hangin
     
  3. #23 Posted Oct 4, 2011

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    I know, I'm in college now, so uploading pics on photobucket is hard to do (slow, clutered computer, and I'm trying clean it as time allows). It only takes me a minute to reply in text.

    I actually have some time, so I'll have pics in a few minutes.
     
  4. #24 Posted Oct 4, 2011

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    Back on Sept. 22, I couldn't decide which seat to use. I was thinking about a white seat with silver lining and a chrome crash rail from a '63 Huffy Silver Jet. Well, I thought the Firstone seat was too much red and too much work, as I was in a hurry at the time. The white Huffy seat had a decent size piece of vinyl gone, but then I remembered I had a very similar seat in my boxes downstairs. MOST of which is a Hot Wheels collection.

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    It got to the point to where I could wheel the bike outside to finish the rest of the job. Here it is before I put the crank back in:

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    After the crank is back in:
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    Sadly, September 24 is where I left off. I have not been able to finish it yet! :mad:
     
  5. #25 Posted Oct 15, 2011

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Great job on the rebuild! It's looking real good, can't wait to see it done!
     
  6. #26 Posted Dec 24, 2011

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    This bike has been done, minus finding that fender light and bleeder screw for the hub. But I have not gotten around to putting in my final installment for this thread. I will do that after I return from Christmas traveling. Merry Christmas!

    Funny thing, I resold that ugly seat and I pretty much got the bike for free not counting my time in and money in work.
     
  7. #27 Posted Apr 20, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    I DO apologize for never adding finished fotos to this thread!

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  8. #28 Posted Apr 20, 2017

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    @schwinnman67

    There's some close pictures of an earlier crank in here for you.