Here's something I never know until just recently.

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  1. #1 Posted Dec 26, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Until just a little while ago, I didn't know that the Bluebirds speedo lights up. This is the first time I have seen it and I wonder if there are any other bikes that lit up?

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  2. #2 Posted Dec 26, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Now that is really cool !
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    The Schwinn Auto Cycle, 1936-1941 had a lit speedo.
     
  4. #4 Posted Dec 26, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    No kidding. I didn't know that either. Any pics of a lit one?
     
  5. #5 Posted Dec 26, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    They were the top of the line bikes weren’t they.....one of the ads for the bike mentioned it, if I remember right.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    They were cutting edge without the lit up speedo and I really cant think of any other pre or post war with with them (Beside the one Marty mentioned). I'm just surprised to see it and never even thought of it.
     
  7. #7 Posted Dec 27, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    @TWBikesnstripes AutoCycle is all wired up and working.
    Ask him to show it to you the next time he's got it out.
     
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  8. #8 Posted Dec 27, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    The speedo in my car lights up, who knew?
    Lol
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    You have a car?
     
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    I believe 2 year only for BB 35/36
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    my day is now complete!
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Mine is a 37
     
  13. #13 Posted Dec 27, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Could either you or Jeff @39zep post a simple wiring schematic for the BB. Thanks, Shawn
     
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    It could be generally speaking but what do I know about Elgin’s :openmouth:
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Yeah, mine is a 37 and it's got the speedo light.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Shoot, I wouldn't know the first thing about it but Jeff would be the goto guy.
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    I was just there on xmas eve. I will check it out when I'm there next
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    yeah but can it walk and chew gum at the same time??
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Only the deluxe models can do that.
    The standard just spits.
    And the women's model will scratch your eyes
    out if you look at another model! :(
     
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