My first project

Discussion in 'Project Rides' started by mandrb, Aug 27, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Aug 27, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    Here is photo of the early 1970? Schwinn 20 inch Typhoon my brothers and I all rode. Has lots of paint chips, knicks and scratches in addition to much of the paint being worn off. It will still be fun to restore, though. I found the original seat, but not the handlebars. Can anyone tell me the part number I should be looking for? 0825172353a-1.jpg
     
  2. #2 Posted Oct 11, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    How's the Typhoon going?..Mine had a 3 speed T shifter on the top tube.
     
  3. #3 Posted Oct 13, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Probably going to need at least another roll of duct tape to do that bike up right. Maybe two if you do the wheels.
     
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  4. #4 Posted Oct 13, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Either A. use black duct tape or B flat black paint all of it and change to elkhorn bars or C JUST fix the tires and ride it.
     
  5. #5 Posted Oct 19, 2017

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    Completely disassembled and in the middle of all the cleaning. Slow progress as I haven't found a lot of time to work on it.
     
  6. #6 Posted Oct 19, 2017

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    Hope to be able to find original style handlebars. If the original handlebars were as beat up at the pedals are, we must have put them in the garbage when we put the banana seat and replacement handlebars on it.
     
  7. #7 Posted Oct 19, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Congrats on your first project. The first one are the most memorable.
     
  8. #8 Posted Oct 19, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I love the seat, nothing like duct tape to fix anything