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Rebuild in 3.5 hours

Lets put this thing together and get it running!

EBR MAXI front forks.

These require you to take the bottom race off of the stock MKII forks in order to use them.


So with that done, It was time to repack/grease the bearings in the headset, and for that matter the wheels while I have the grease out !

Also note that I changed the tires and tubes to kenda tubes and Hutchison GP1 tires.


Now attention to the rear end of this thing..

Re-pack/grease the bearings, Changeover the shocks to MAXI 300mm shocks, New tube/Tire ( Same as the front )


Finally, MINI MAGNUM, minus engine of course :p

Yes, thats a MAXI in the back as reference to see how tiny this thing is…..


Up next…..

Changing that pesky 40T rear sprocket to a 45T


Chains, Polini E50, Cables, Controls, Grips, ETC…..



Ridden to Mosquito Fleet’s monday meeting 4/20/09, One day turnaround



April 21, 2009, 5:48 am
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Looks ok, didnt it?

I didnt think so…..

Lets start tearing into it.

Goodbye :

* Luggage chrome
* Fenders
* Stock controls/bars/turn signals
* Shocks
* Forks
* ZA50
* Wiring
* Oil injection

Now there is a nice comparison shot of the MAXI EBR’s vs STOCK MKII Hydrolic forks.

Now the Hydrolic STOCK forks are the shit!!!! I just need to cut them down and didnt have the time or patience to do it today.

But as you can see, there is a good 3 inch difference in the MAXI front forks VS MKII Stock.

This is one point to the MINI MAGNUM

! Magnum !
April 21, 2009, 5:36 am
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So I got a Magnum on 4/19/09 ….. Just another MKII 1979

Here it is in all its stock glory!

Key features:

ZA50 Oil injected
Snowflakes ( flawless )
NO rust in the tank
Still had compression and turned freely


Lets tear it apart shall we?

Pictures to the tiny parma moped

Being sick and locked in your house makes you crazy.

I decided to put random parts on the freespirit to make it ride-able.

This is of course after the wonderful Mr Snordley brazed some pin sized holes that were in my tank for me. No more Leaky!

One I got off of ebay is not useable and the other I got the frame along with it and well will just put that whole bike together. ( its a 81 Murray and I kinda like those too )

Its tiny with its maxi front ebr’s and short rears…..

Its as small as deans ciao, but longer

And OMG there is a secret picture of one half of west seattle OH NO!

Problems include:

Carb tuning issues !!!!! ARRRRRGH

15mm PHBG Does not want to Idle on its own
45, 50, 60 Idle jets
All the way rich/lean/everything in between
Timing is set at 2mm BTDC
Lean/Rich/Middle setting on W7 Needle
#7 and 8 Plugs
No Air Leaks


Waiting for benji’s cdi’s and dreaming

! My damn cat !

This has to be posted, my cat usually spends hours doing this in the bathtub for some reason…… I decided to try and capture it, but he was done as soon as I brought out the camera. ! FAIL !

I think he is schizophrenic or whatever…

Do Do Do …….. OH HAI ! its my TAIL !!!! ……….. Do Do Do

❤ West Seattle