Another Huffy? 80's something Pro Lightning!

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  1. #1 Posted Jun 6, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Junk shop 20$ find basically all original with the Araya wheels funky stem and re-dyed plastic seat added the Walmart Mongoose pedals because the rat traps (10 speed pedals we used to call them) and throw away old goose grips. Seat post is stuck but I am working on getting it free. Tubing is tear drop shape "ala" the Skyway TA. Seat post is also tear drop shape so good luck finding another one! 83a11cd3d69f873633c485817aa2808f.jpg


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  2. #2 Posted Jun 6, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Chain guard is also AWOL probably got pitched by the previous owner because it added so much additional weight and countered that effect from the Aero frame, I think they were all mild steel and not 4130 like the Huffy Team was riding!


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  3. #3 Posted Jun 11, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    The front tire looks like a Cycle Pro Snakebelly. If it is, and if the skinwalls aren't deteriorated, you have a nice tire on your hands.
     
  4. #4 Posted Jun 11, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Yeah it was a nice tire once but it has now moved into the "maypop" level of deterioration I left it on just because it never is ridden. I am really careful when I add air because mother earth is calling it home! Are you a BMX genius? Not many people even look at a Huffy thread but I like it and can appreciate it for what it is.
     
  5. #5 Posted Jun 21, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    No genius, just like old bmx bikes. I always try to look at all parts. Kids added lots of gems to department store bikes when $ provided. I know I did.

    Enjoy that bike.
     
  6. #6 Posted Sep 17, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I bought one like this at a ohio bike swap last week,,,just sold the wheels off of it today
     
  7. #7 Posted Sep 18, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I had hoped someone would want mine complete but I think I might have to part it out too.


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  8. #8 Posted Sep 18, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Ohio designed, Ohio built. I like it!
     
  9. #9 Posted Jan 16, 2018

    On Training Wheels

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    Is this for sale? I've been looking for a Pro Lightning for decades. If not, does anyone know of a nice one for sale?
     
  10. #10 Posted Jan 16, 2018

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    PM sent the Pro Lightning is for sale.
     
  11. #11 Posted Jan 17, 2018

    On Training Wheels

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    Do you have any other parts from that bike for sale?
     
  12. #12 Posted Jan 17, 2018

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Seat post was stuck but not now, good thing I put a little Gibbs brand lube on it when i got it home! 62f0f2b785cea6620c02091677b0c849.jpg 87ea1605486446c9e0c0207b07c3a34c.jpg


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