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DJF

Finally riding a big boys bike
Oct 21, 2017
149
83
48
Erie, KS, United States
#1
You don't need a payday loan if you have any of the following...

1. Adjustable handlebars1895-1915
2. Pacemaker frame and crank-set, and hopefully wheel-set
3. pineapple rear hub like the one pictured
3. TOC suspension fork for the Racycle
4. 1920-24 Tall Westfield built frame and crank-set (single top bar), Columbia, Pope, Indian, or other
5. Westfield leaf-spring fork for the Westfield frame-set
6. Corbin dual sprocket rear hub (skiptooth) for the 20-24'
7. eclipse bottom end clutch/crank for the 20-24'
8. wicker sidecar
9. TOC primative fuel tank and torpedo fuel tank shown
10. TOC primative oil tank, usually small cylinder or triangle.
11. TOC glass fuel filter
12. TOC front spoon brake, with the any handlebar bracket.
13. TOC fenders
14. Early dry cell pack for motor

15. Will consider ANY motorized bicycle made before 1925, more money the more complete.


westfield leaf spring fork.jpg

westfield leaf spring fork

pineapple hub rear.jpg

pineapple rear hub
racycle pacemaker.jpg

Racycle Pacemaker
shaw factory chain drive frame rusty.jpg

Eclipse clutch/crank and Corbin dual sprocket rear hub 1915-24
indian motorcycle gas tank 1908 clipped .jpg
 
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DJF

Finally riding a big boys bike
Oct 21, 2017
149
83
48
Erie, KS, United States
#2
The reason I need tall frames is due to the Shaw motor taking up so much space with the fuel tank.
Pictured is the 1924 Shaw at an AMCA Nationals meet. This engine needs the Tall Westfield frame build. It was found unused in its original shipping crate last year and is the only known of its type. It is on a Mead there but doesn't fit quite right.


Shaw in AMCA close up.jpg
 

DJF

Finally riding a big boys bike
Oct 21, 2017
149
83
48
Erie, KS, United States
#5
*Jinggle* *Jinggle*

Ring the bell, someone got some money from me, whose next?
 

dave the wave

I live for the CABE
May 22, 2006
1,500
468
planet earth
#10
you could use any galvinized tank and tall single bar bike frame.and use a separate container for your oil.they mounted the tank on top,off to the side or under the top bar.shaw made tanks out of galvinizied stove pipe and coffee can lids for a baffle for combination oil gas tanks.

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DJF

Finally riding a big boys bike
Oct 21, 2017
149
83
48
Erie, KS, United States
#11
You are absolutely correct, however I am looking for appropriate period correct tanks, oil and fuel, the period correct with kerosene bungs is the difficult part.

I have an original Shaw tank in poor condition for the 1903-1909 bike but need to find someone that can reproduce it correctly. Know anyone, lol?

As for the Torpedo tank, pictured above, I still need an original to then have reproduced or restored.

As for the bike frame choice, I am investing a lot into this project and don't plan on reselling, so I would like to get what we want most, and not just settle. That said I have frames to get moving, but as for the finished motobikes I am looking for what is listed above.
 
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DJF

Finally riding a big boys bike
Oct 21, 2017
149
83
48
Erie, KS, United States
#12
I am just hoping someone comes along to read this and has what I am needing and wanting. But I am one of few who will take any advice as well as critisism.
Thank you for your thoughts, it is nice to have someone care enough to respond.
 

BradL

'Lil Knee Scuffer
Oct 17, 2018
10
23
56
Cypress, TX
#14
Talk to Ed Barr at McPherson College in McPherson, KS. He runs the sheet metal classes and he may be able to make class projects out of the tanks you need. McPherson College teaches a four year program in auto restoration and they're responsible for several very fine restorations that happen as class projects. Read about them here.
 

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