Schwinn scrambler

Discussion in 'Vintage BMX Bicycles' started by oldskool, Nov 10, 2016.

  1. #1 Posted Nov 10, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    I have an early 1970's Schwinn scrambler, and I'm having a hard time finding the bearing cups/washers for the front axle. Can anybody help me here. I thought I found them on Ebay, but they are to small. Any help out there?
     
  2. #2 Posted Nov 11, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Is it a spoke rim or mag?
     
  3. #3 Posted Nov 12, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    It is a spoke rim.
     
  4. #4 Posted Nov 16, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    I have these Scrambler wheels if you are interested, possibly NOS
    80'sScramblerwheels_LI.jpg 80'sScramblerwheels3.jpg 80'sScramblerwheels2.jpg
     
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  5. #5 Posted Nov 17, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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  6. #6 Posted Nov 18, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Are the hubs flat black? Are they stamped Schwinn or maybe ACS? 3/8" axle?
     
  7. #7 Posted Nov 20, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    Yes you are right . Its flat black and marked ACS. There is a 78 on it too, Maybe the date?
     
  8. #8 Posted Nov 20, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    That's correct regarding age.
    You should keep those rims and hubs.
    I might have what you need for that hub.

    Are the rims stamped Femco by any chance?
    Also wondering what the rear hub is? Shimano MX Coaster brake?

    Just dawned on me. Is your frame a competition scrambler? If so, those are rare. Made of chromoly. Nicely brazed. The dropouts are shimano.

    Any chance you might post a photo of the bike?
    Thanks,
    Joe
     
  9. #9 Posted Nov 28, 2016

    'Lil Knee Scuffer

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    They are marked Femco and has the Shimano coaster brake. I only received parts of the bike,rims handlebars, and forks. The rear tire has an original Schwinn slik on it.