MY "Holy Grail", 1967 Black Schwinn Ram's Horn Fastback "MINT"


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GTs58

Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe
Sep 2, 2012
7,877
5,266
Central Arizona
#2
Sorry, but I must inform you that this bike is not "all original" and it has been repainted. Not familiar with all the parts on these but I can say reflector pedals didn't come on a 67 Schwinn. The bike has been redone, not all original and I won't comment on your asking price.
 

applekrateowner

'Lil Knee Scuffer
Oct 9, 2016
17
20
33
Stroudsburg, PA
#3
Sorry, but I must inform you that this bike is not "all original" and it has been repainted. Not familiar with all the parts on these but I can say reflector pedals didn't come on a 67 Schwinn. The bike has been redone, not all original and I won't comment on your asking price.
Appreciate the feedback, how is it that you can tell the repaint??? There's no hint of different shades of black anywhere?? Im curious, not saying you're wrong or disagreeing with you, i just dont see any inconsistencies, thanks for the response.
 

1966fastbacks

Finally riding a big boys bike
May 17, 2015
214
185
TUCSON AZ
#6
The photo of the drop out tells the most. A painted over chip, too much paint in the serial number. That is always the trick to get the paint thin so i does not blurr out the numbers. Still a very nice bike.
 
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fordmike65

Riding a '37 Colson Imperial
Mar 4, 2012
16,142
23,565
East Los
#7
The photo of the drop out tells the most. A painted over chip, too much paint in the serial number. That is always the trick to get the paint thin so i does not blurr out the numbers. Still a very nice bike.
Didn't wanna post it, but since you mentioned it...yeah, looks repainted or at the very least touched up to me.
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1966fastbacks

Finally riding a big boys bike
May 17, 2015
214
185
TUCSON AZ
#8
Didn't wanna post it, but since you mentioned it...yeah, looks repainted or at the very least touched up to me.
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Agreed. The painted over chip suggests touchup But the decal whiteness says repaint. Not sure where the pedals are from. Correct me if i'm wrong but shouldn't it have a tuft silver glitter seat?
I used a mylar ribbed on mine to add a little bling. Still a very nice bike. I have seen ones like it go on ebay for 750/1000. I have too much into mine. Chrome ain't cheap and i stated out in a deep hole.
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60sstuff

'Lil Knee Scuffer
Aug 7, 2017
15
34
64
Fremont, California, United States
#9
Agree that this bike has been repainted. No red primer coat showing at chipped paint.

Still, a very nice fastback!

One of the biggest give-aways are the decals.

The round quality decal on the seat post tube is incorrect. Both Schwinn names (horizontal and vertical) were the same font (size).
The "stars" at each end of the Schwinn name are half the size of a real one.
Shifter decals are repro.

Derailleur wheels are slotted which started around 1971 and newer. Yours should be smooth.

Although yours is a 67, a 66 fastback I recently sold shows the big stars on the Schwinn decal, plus the factory quality decal font and smooth derailleur wheels.

You still have a Super Nice Fastback!!

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GTs58

Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe
Sep 2, 2012
7,877
5,266
Central Arizona
#10
Agree that this bike has been repainted. No red primer coat showing at chipped paint.

Still, a very nice fastback!

One of the biggest give-aways are the decals.

The round quality decal on the seat post tube is incorrect. Both Schwinn names (horizontal and vertical) were the same font (size).
The "stars" at each end of the Schwinn name are half the size of a real one.
Shifter decals are repro.

Derailleur wheels are slotted which started around 1971 and newer. Yours should be smooth.

Although yours is a 67, a 66 fastback I recently sold shows the big stars on the Schwinn decal, plus the factory quality decal font and smooth derailleur wheels.

You still have a Super Nice Fastback!! .



Plus 1 on that. ^^

And the bike is actually a 1968 model wearing a Dec 67 SN
 

67Ramshorn

Finally riding a big boys bike
Jan 17, 2013
130
159
Sikeston, United States
#11
60sstuff nailed it. He is correct on all of the points. Saw it on the bay, looks like a nice repaint but with some wrong parts.
 

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