Stingray krate ifo Seria and information

Discussion in 'Schwinn Stingrays and Other Muscle Bikes' started by marlon1211, May 13, 2018.

  1. #1 Posted May 13, 2018

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Hello guys
    Can someone tell me what year is this serial number HJ007415. Will the serial number tell more than just when it was made? The bike I'm looking at is saids a 1973 Apple Krate w/ disc brake, Not sure if the serial is accurate to the bikes information. My main concern is if this Apple krate is in original specification.

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  2. #2 Posted May 16, 2018

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    The serial number indicates a '73 frame . The bike seems to have the right equipment as far as the picture show, but there is a lot not shown . The paint looks to be fresh,not original.The tires are new, the light is questionable, as are the pedals. There is a double cable clip missing. Still a nice bike.
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  3. #3 Posted May 18, 2018 at 11:05 PM

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    August 73, looks like a repaint and new cables at least.
     
  4. #4 Posted May 22, 2018 at 8:17 AM

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    Definitely a repaint. Rear fender looks like a re-pop. Kickstand looks to be chrome (re-pop)??? Better photos would help. When did Schwinn use white cables on Apple Krates??? I would pull the crank and verify date. Looks like a nice restoration of a '73 with great equipment but originality is questionable.