Mattel Rrrumbler x3

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  1. #1 Posted Jul 27, 2017

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    Hello everyone, I just wanted to show off my Mattel Rrrumbler x3 trike that I have been restoring and see what you guys thought of it!

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  2. #2 Posted Jul 27, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    The direct drive and differential on this is pretty cool!
     
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    Neat! What does the lever do?
     
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    The lever is a selection between high and low gearing, so it's essentially a 2 speed bike. The ring gear on the front differential was free wheeling due to damage so I welded it in place. Thank goodness they made these out of steel rather than plastic haha!
    I wanted to post mostly because I thought it was cool and I can't find any information on them so maybe this will help people pop up with this really neat Trike.
     
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  5. #5 Posted Jul 27, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    do you think it will hold 200 lbs?:)
     
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    It held me just fine haha! I'm 150lbs
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Very cool. Never knew they made those!
     
  8. #8 Posted Dec 27, 2017

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    kids rode one today.
    used to push each other as kids on it, got it second-hand in the 70's, pedals never worked, linkages gone, been welded on many times... we used it on our dirt driveways.
    my girls just discovered drifting on my paved driveway-wow what a blast!