Sky King

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  1. #1 Posted Oct 26, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Ok so I bought this Sky King and could use a little help. If anyone has good pics of an original trike and what the battery tray, switch and light holder look like I would appreciate it. Also if there are any sources of repo parts to include the correct fender decal? and aforementioned electrical components. Lastly any recommendations on having new tires put on? Thanks, Shawn

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  2. #2 Posted Oct 27, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Ok strike one! So does anyone have one of the repo's? If anyone knows where one of these is that at least still has the electrics I'd be interested. Prefer to find one well abused (read cheap). V/r Shawn
     
  3. #3 Posted Nov 2, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    That has to be One of the coolest trikes ever made!
     
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  4. #4 Posted Nov 29, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Hey there Shawn,
    I just happen to run across your post and thought I would send something just in case you had not gotten any information back from anyone. I have a skyking with everything original, but I am missing the handlebars. I also have a repro skyking and a repro set of handlebars (the size is incorrect to use the handlebars on the older skyking). I hope this helps... -Ken-
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  5. #5 Posted Nov 29, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Thanks for the pics Ken. The light itself is different from the original but I wonder if I could adapt the battery holder and use the switch on my original? V/r Shawn
     
  6. #6 Posted Nov 29, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Let me take a look at it and see if I can pop the other one out and get some measurements on it for you.
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  7. #7 Posted Dec 31, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Shawn, here’s pics of a repo. The light guts are the same as Kens. I included the decal picture.
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  8. #8 Posted Jan 1, 2018

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    If you haven't found a reproduction decal yet, I can provide the artwork, but I don't have the ability to print white on clear. Attached is a draft of one side of the fender, with the background made gray so the white will show up (white on white doesn't show up well).
     

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  9. #9 Posted Jan 1, 2018

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    @Phattiremike @shawnatvintagespokes thanks for the help guys. I had sent the company that makes the repos an email about a month ago with no response. I guess I need to call them. I think I have my Dad talked into restoring this one for me though! V/r Shawn
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Hope this helps you not even sure if , it’s the same trike d2d68a62a4cd1936500a7f2ae33a9740.jpg [​IMG][​IMG] 778e772cb6147053e1a7a72620a45128.jpg


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  13. #13 Posted Jan 2, 2018

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    love those Vega fenders
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  14. #14 Posted Jan 2, 2018

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    I have it sitting in my living room and even people who have no clue about old tricycles it is think its cool! V/r Shawn
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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