mini bike chopper engine?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Junkyard Wars : One Thread
With all the junkyrad wars and USA Chopper shows my friend and I decided to make a mini chopper. Well a few is more like it. Now the question I have is this. Being like Tim "the tool man" Taylor, I want more power. Now I have a chance to pick up a 340cc Kohler engine and I was wondering how I would connect it to my rear wheel? What type of drive it uses? What type of speed am I looking at from a 28HP engine? Any replies would be appreciated.
-- Joe Riv (email@example.com), July 07, 2003
Hey i want to build a mini chopper did u use plans and can u send me some pics of your bike?
-- casey (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 09, 2003.
this has alot of stuff hope it helps you out.
-- matt z (email@example.com), July 11, 2003.
THE ANSWER THE THAT QUESTION IS TO GET THAT ENGINE AND SHOVE IT STRIAT UP YOUR ASS!!!!!! STICK WIT A GOAL CART MOTOR COCK SUCKER...
-- josh allen whatson (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 13, 2003.
well josh, your no help... it seems you can't even spell... joe what kind of system do you have now??? are there any race kart places near you... they always have idea's... myself, i think it's over kill...
-- tony wood (email@example.com), July 14, 2003.
i was wondering if you could send me pics and plans for a mini chopper. what did you use for a back wheel and tire.
-- Ryan Arvidson (go4 firstname.lastname@example.org), July 16, 2003.
More poser is never to over kill, I don't know to much about Kohler motors but from my experience the hp only reflects how fast you get to top speed, speed is based on the RPM of the motor. See you could have your 28HP motor but I could have a high revving Briggs and still beat you. As far as getting the power to the back tire find out if you can mount a comet torqe-a-verter to your motor it the most practical clutch you can use. www.comet-oem.com www.mini- choppers.com
-- John (email@example.com), July 17, 2003.
Power not Poser, The only poser is josh w/ the 28hp motor up his ass
-- John (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 17, 2003.
Fucking Bullshit. I am seriously pissed off at you guys. This forum ahs gone WAY overboard and off topic and I am done with it. "28HP engine"???? ARE YOU SERIOUS!!??? you are not gonna get near enough power from that crap... GOOD BYE!!!
-- an original member of this forum... (email@example.com), July 20, 2003.
what you need to do is check out azusa-eng.com they have everything you need to send the power to the wheel and the stuff you need to stop it i would suggest finding a smaller moter but if not maybe a torq converter.
-- brad (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 22, 2003.
I have just resently built a mini chopper and i found that a honda gs 162 cc ohc engine from a pressure washer will make my chop' do a solid 45 mph. I am using an artic cat mini bike frame for my base, so i still have the stock salsbury clutch system. the engine is rated at 5 horse power. as far as making the rear tire of your mini chopper get 28 ponies you might look into some late 60's to mid 70's snow machines they should have the clutches that will work with your kholer.
-- R.W.Dietrich (email@example.com), July 30, 2003.
Well all, thanks for the help and allot of needless comments. We ended up going with a 8hp Kohler and a 3.5hp Brigss. One on each chopper for the people who don't get it. We used a comet torq-a- verter, and a live axle kit to get the rear moving.
-- joe riv (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 04, 2003.
going 45mph sounds fun until you eat it on asphalt.
-- Ryan (email@example.com), August 10, 2003.
Can u send me some plans for a mini chopper because i have been wanting to build one and can u send me pics of your mini chopper?
-- Jake Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 19, 2003.
I am putting a website together now to advertise my business, White Trash Choppers. Do yourself a favor and forget the 28hp motor. Use a briggs 5hp and modify it with parts from American Power Sports. There is not much needed to top out at 40mph, but your parts need to be matched well. If you put a sprocket on that is too small, the bike will have big top speed, but you may need a hill to get it there. If you put too large of a sprocket on it, the top end will suffer, but you will get there in a hurry. If it were up to me, I would put a large sprocket on it and get some power off the line. chop on.
-- big tom (email@example.com), August 21, 2003.
can anyone give me some plans for a mini chopper and some pics of your choppers
-- mike (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 31, 2003.
i need plans if you have any
and about ur question how to connect it im working on the fabrication of a model but it uses a primary belt drive and secondary chain
or use torque converter same concept
-- james brookman (email@example.com), September 06, 2003.
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-- Don M (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 14, 2003.
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-- paul s (email@example.com), September 15, 2003.
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-- Scott @Chihuahua Choppers (email@example.com), September 22, 2003.
I dont know to much about the mini choppers, but i have been trying to build a motorized bike for a long time, The mini choppers look way cool and i was wondering if someone could help me out with some plans to work by, thanks
-- Jonathan (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 25, 2003.
ya i would also like to know if sume one had plans for a mine chopper im making one for senior projects and i cant find any plans any where so if sume one had plans that would be a grate help.
-- nick bernardo (email@example.com), October 01, 2003.
I hope this helps guys. I've been doing alot of research and most of the guys that charge $5K for their choppers just use regular 10" aluminum golf cart wheels with a 205/50-10 goodyear tire on it(for the rear, the hub has to be purchased from www.mfgsupply.com and the axle bearing kit from www.bmikarts.com). Its a real nice setup for the rear tire, and it resembles the full size 250 series wheel and tire setup best. I think the Rupp style 10" wheel can look nice for the front, but any wheel of choice will work as long as it's not that much smaller and skinnier than the rear tire. I've seen some mini choppers that use 6" rear tires, but the frame may be too big or the tire too tall or too fat or too skinny. The hardest part of building a chopper is the damn frame. Yeah its possible to use frames from mini bikes but if you want it to be a real chopper thats what you'll have to do: chop it! They sell mini chopper parts on ebay, your'e lucky to get a good deal because this stuff sells at high prices. Your best bet on a frame is a yerf dog frame. It resembles the chopper frame best and its the one used on the BMI Karts website. The best all-out custom chopper frame is most likely gonna be custom made and they sell on ebay at ridiculous prices. If you wanna build a budget (rigid) mini chopper, buy a yerf dog and change the wheels and tires out. You'll be spending about $1500 less than other places on the web (and i believe they come with a torque converter with a decent size motor [i believe between 4 to 5.5hp]). Heres a small list of sites that offer parts that can be used for a mini chopper (that won't cost you an arm and a leg). By the way, The forks or "front end assembly" also run expensive. Your best bet is having a local muffler shop build you one with some scrap metal. www.bmikarts.com www.mfgsupply.com www.cartstuffdepot.com/wheels__tires__caps
Gather up some ideas from sources like "American Chopper" and "Hot Bike Magazine" and good luck!! I'll keep you guys updated on my progress. JROD
-- J. Rod (JRod822@sbcglobal.net), October 07, 2003.
i would like some plans for a mini chop if anybody isnt tired of sending it out yet. thanks for any help.
-- josh cofield (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 12, 2003.
I own Chihuahua Custom Mini Choppers in Cincinnati,OHIO I am building mini choppers just like you see on discovery channel but smaller. I sell rollers, complete bikes primered or custom painted call Scott at (513)226-0369 or check out www.minicruisers.com and click on the Chihuahua Chopper for specs
-- Scott Yust (email@example.com), October 13, 2003.
the responce that said something about a small sproket (less teeth) will get you a higher top speed... noooo its the opposite if you have a larger one( more teeth) then it has more area for the chain to transmit power to the wheel.. a smaller one will get you faster exceloration*** look at the gears off a transmition from a car.. not being a prick.. just trying to help... i am also building a mini chopper (i have been wanting to do this waaaaay beofore jesse and American choppers).. and iam not useing a play or anything, just looking at pictures... the only thing that i think will trip me up is the rear wheel asembly....
-- patrick zing (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 15, 2003.
i found these http://www.texas-choppers.com/plans/index.html
-- ron (email@example.com), October 19, 2003.
I have all the parts for the mini-chopper even the custom billet front wheels. just e-mail for prices.
-- Mark Foster (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 20, 2003.
i am building a custom chopper or trying. and i want to use a little 80 motorcycle, a 91 i think and build a custom frame and i need tires, and pics or plans, just to get ideas. so if you could could u eamil me pictures of your choppers, and plans if you have them. thanks
-- tommy (email@example.com), October 21, 2003.
What type of wheel are you using for the 205/50-10? is the offset centered or does an offset hub center the wheel etc. it is a little confusing what parts you need for that wheel set up to work with sprocket and brakes. Any info would help.
-- fster (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 23, 2003.
Sounds like you guy's have got some great ideas. the whole concept of the mini chopper seems to be taking off. That's good for us who sell these bikes. The best part of building a mini chopper is there is no wrong design. As long as it works, and is safe to ride, it's sort of a "rite of passage" to screw things up along the way. -CHOP ON-
-- Chris Howard (email@example.com), October 24, 2003.
I race go-karts and i would use a 5hp briggs and send it to someone who can modify it for you. My dad took a briggs and got 12 hp out of it which is a lot also run it on alchol methane. i have gotten my kart up to 90 mph so briggs are fast also if u use that engine u were thinkin about usin get a belt drive system they were the best and keep it tyte so it cant slip
-- wes (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 27, 2003.
I'm building a mini chopper and am using a 4 to 6 hp engine.can u help me. I need plans or blueprints or some pictures so i can build one!can u please help me.
-- chris walker (email@example.com), October 28, 2003.
The 28 Hp may be a little over kill on the mini, but as long as it does the job and it looks good. I am also building a mini and have started with a basic mini from California Custom Mini Bikes. It is as close to the real package as I have been able to find (with the exception for Mobilation bikes). I am installing a Briggs 16 Hp V- Twin. It makes for a tight fit, but it works. The Comet torque converter is the best drive system, but you will need to use the 40 series to handle the higher HP (get ready to spend some bucks). If it's top speed that you want, then remove the governor and install a tach (tachs for small engines can be found at most Auto Meter Dealers). Most Kohler and Briggs 2 cylinder engines top out at about 3000 RPm, but without the governor you can wind them out around a safe 4200. I have already built a custom halfscale model 'T' using this engine and drive system and with the golf cart rear end it runs along at a smooth 45 MPH. I built a JR Dragster for my son 7 years ago using the salsbury drive on an alcohol 5 hp briggs. These have more options for engagement RPM's, but are even more expensive and you will need to get the unit from an Arctic Cat Dealer. Best of luck with the build. The only thing that really matters, is that you are happy with the results.
-- steve (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 06, 2003.
To the boy who said he is running 95 MPH on a Briggs, buddy you have been snorting too much octane booster, yes you can get 12 HP From a Briggs, i my self Balance and Blue Print the good ole flathead briggs 5 hp and get 12 hp very easy out of them, but there is no way you can run 95 MPH, come on get real we might be PLUM but we are not Plum Dumb
-- Dale (email@example.com), November 07, 2003.
Dale, I have to stand up for the kid running 95mph I race go-carts(WKA) and if you have the right gear ratio and your engine is capable of turning the right RPM you can get 95mph and MORE. Me personaly I have been clocked at 93mph. To back up my answer when you get a chance go down to the closest kart racing shop and ask for a gear to speed ratio chart which goes by the RPM's your engine is turning. This chart will tell you exactly how fast you can go with your gear ratio and the RPM's your engine is turning. The gearing on mine were 18 teeth on the clutch drum(centrifical) and 58 teeth on the sprocket mouted to the rear axle and my engine(5hp briggs) was turning 6800rpm. I'm not trying to be a jackass or anything but if you really build these engines you should know what the hell they will do so now you are the one who really the one who looks like a dumb-ass because you obviously don't know what the hell you are talking about. If you have any more smart ideas on trying to make someone look like an idiot please email me with the question before you make a fool of yourself on the internet again just like you have now. OH yeah I'f anyone has any question on engines or mini bikes or go-carts you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org I may not have all the answers but I will try to lead you in the right direction with honest answers that I KNOW work.
-- shawn (email@example.com), November 08, 2003.
i wanna know where i can get a tranns for a mini chopper. i wanna use a briggs 18 hp motor but it doesnt have high revs and too much hp for torque converter. so i beleve a manual trans is best. looking at some dirtbike engine/trans combo's too.
-- seba (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 11, 2003.
Jack your wanky and sing a sond and stick your hand up your butt.
-- vchcfgytfc ffhxfhxfg (email@example.com), November 11, 2003.
Is there anybody in the Orange County or L.A. County area that builds custom mini choppers. I am into the stretched mini choppers with the high handle bars, West Coast Chopper style. Does any body have any info?
-- Ricky (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 13, 2003.
could any one help,im looking for a nos kit for my mini bike i saw 1 on a website but cant remember what site it was in if you cam help please email me back thank you
-- j graves (email@example.com), November 14, 2003.
Hey I need to know where I can find some blue prints and dimisions for a frame! Any help?
-- robert fitte (robert.fitte@POPE.af.mil), November 18, 2003.
I am looking for mini bike chopper plans. If anyone could help it would be very nice of you.
-- jon k (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 19, 2003.
I see alot of people asking for blue prints and plans, the way to build you own is from scratch. Start with 1" 13 ga tubing, a stick of 20' will suffice. Come to our site look at pictures, but most fabricators won't just give you plans. It does take some time to perfect these frames so that all components are compatiable with each other. Have all your parts pre- bought so as you go you can see how wide something might be in actuality, or what bracket you may need to make to hold your foot brake pedal on etc. And if you need parts along the way, or decide maybe you need to buy a frame after all... stop by...and see us...
-- Brent Hunt (email@example.com), November 24, 2003.
Hey, Check out hardcoreminichoppers.com/forum This site has many answers to everyones questions. Best of all it's free info!
-- Todd (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 26, 2003.
u fucking kidding.... a 28 hp engine? thats gooonnnnna fly!! an 8 hp engine on a go kart can go 70 km/h. my friends dirt bike has less horsepower and it can go 130.
-- dsf (email@example.com), November 27, 2003.
for evryone asking about plans you goda think em up i made a prety bad chopper out of a schwinn 26in you need to chop and weld and you will turn out with sompthing sick and nobody has an original schwinn chopper minibike so just think it up and do it its not that hard but you do need some fundage or it wont work
-- tokse bsesd (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 28, 2003.
classic springer forks starting at $60
-- Josh (email@example.com), December 02, 2003.
the object is to have your chop as light as possible, no? 28HP does sound a bit like overkill, and heavy. What I would like to use is a small aluminum V-twin. Maybe in the 10HP range. Harley style. What's with all these guys asking for plans? If you consider yourself enough of an engineer to build a mini, why not build from scratch and have it totally of your own creation and style? Picking more experienced brains for part compatibility definately has it's place,though. good luck y'all
-- dave h (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 07, 2003.
Me and my cousin are building a mini chopper out of an XR80R. This is good because the tranny and engine are one piece. We cut the head and re-adjusted the rake...also we are using street bike rimas and tires from a wrecked motorcycle in a junkyard. We fabricated our own tank, fenders, swingarm, etc...and modified the frame. we hope to have it finished by the summer
-- adam wrobel (email@example.com), December 10, 2003.
I didn't think the mini chopper thing had gotten so big untill ii started looking for part on the web. I am trying to start building my own soon,getting parts here and there so far i have a three wheeler motor from a honda 185 that i will try to work into it somehow and i think the best answer yet to plans for a frame is to get what u need and start from there and make it all custom. that way you will know what mesurements you will need for mounts and so on. and i don't think using a high HP motor is a bad idea if you know what you need to have the correct pickup and topend.Well good luck to every one and have fun. E-mail me with any suggestions or questinos maybe i can help you and maybee you can help me.
-- M.J. Fontenot (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 14, 2003.
Well guys, glad to see the question spark so many replies and good comments. I don't think the 28hp motor is overkill at all. It all depends on what you want. If you want to see a mini chopper with a 38hp motor look at CMB minibikes. They have a pic of a black chopper built by Fred I think with a 38HP V-twin. So I know it is possible. Hell now I am seeing minichoppers with NOS and Turbos on them. Who knows where it will stop. I am sure someone told them a 280 rear tire for a real bike would not work. So Chop on and let me know what you think.
-- joe riv (email@example.com), December 23, 2003.
Everybody's answers are correct rpm and horsepower are both the keys to making your bike the best go to bulldogmotorports.com and check out the new Briggs built engine called the world formula it is an electric start racing engine box stock it is 200 cc and puts out 15 hp runs about 7000 rpm we are currently starting to build a chopper will hopefully be done next 4 weeks check web site for pictures and info
-- bill (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 28, 2003.
www.wildekustumz.com If you need something custom fabricated send us an email From Mild to Wilde we build it all.....
-- WildeKustumz (email@example.com), December 29, 2003.
i need some mini choppers plans. if you could can u send me some pics of your mini chopper. thanks alot
-- (FireLizard720@aol.com), January 03, 2004.
i need plans to build a mini chopper.please send me plans and any pics. thanks, james
-- james hymel (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 22, 2004.
28hp is alot for a mini chopper bike it alot of power use a chain with a sproket on the wheel and one on the drive shaft its probably all ready been said but i didn't feel like reading all the shit above and if u got any more questions go to http://www.hardcoreminichoppers.com/forum/ or http://tziscooterworld.evodesign.com.au/ this one sucks rite now but wit more members itll be better just give it time http://umotorize.com/ (this is the shitty one at the moment)
-- / (/@/.com), January 22, 2004.
i need plans for free and pics can any 1 email them to me??
-- andrew neil (email@example.com), January 24, 2004.
Can one of you send me some plans on how to make a simple mini bike? it would be apreciated. And for that question just use a centrifugal clutchand a chain it is the same method that a snowmobile works by. you wont need a gearing system becuase the engine will idle untill you rev it.
-- korey welder (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 26, 2004.
-- sheep lover mackentier (email@example.com), January 26, 2004.
I've currently got two broken legs or I would start from scratch,my son is absolutely driving me crazy about this mini chopper craze,I have a dirt racecar and he thinks this would look cool in the pits (for him to pull chicks)and he's only 13. So my question is does anyone have plans or at least a place he can write for some, anything to help us. Im stuck inside this house with 18 inches of snow outside and I'm about to throttle him . PLEASE HELP!!!!!!
-- steve (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 27, 2004.
We are building custom mini Choppers, stock 5,6,8HP engines and even race engines check out the custom show bike on ebay.com item #3657713952 or give us a call (513)226-0369
-- Chihuahua Choppers (email@example.com), January 28, 2004.
We also build custom mini choppers. We are locted in Reno, Nevada. Our website is www.motomafia.com. Also check out our forum www.motomafia.com/phpBB2/index.php
If you have any questions about mini choppers feel free to drop some lines on our forum....
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-- Mobb Boss (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 30, 2004.
fauck all you pussies looking for plans for free. it took me about 4 hours tops to cut bend and weld a complete frame from scratch.
-- jeff mm (email@example.com), February 03, 2004.
correction *fuck* all you pussies
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 03, 2004.
I need chopper plans if anyone can email them to me I would be greatful. I just completed a project go-cart if anyone needs cheap parts web pages. I paid $199 for a brand new still in the crate 6.5hp 170cc tecumseh powersport which is about $100-300 less then most dealers. With a max torque centrifuge clutch I was doing about 35mph up a hill and the engine didn't even bogg down a bit and I weigh 190 pounds.
-- Dusty Balls (email@example.com), February 04, 2004.
hello all you choppers anyone know a good place to get a cheap pipe bender
-- nick (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 08, 2004.
If your looking for something more then just plans, to build a frame... We offer frame kits for our various styles of frames we offer. Take a look at www.wildekustumz.com or www.wkzmini.com We offer all parts etc to build your mini chopper
-- Wilde Kustumz Mini Choppers (email@example.com), March 10, 2004.
Could you email me some plans and pix thanks
-- ryan wheeler (Ryanwheeler67@hotmail.com), April 11, 2004.
I would like to start off buy saying that danny and his 130 mile an hour dirt bike is bullshit. Now for you joe. Aparently alot of the people on here dont know what they are talking about. Kohler engines are made for working conditions. They normally power small gasoline welders generators, air compressors, etc. They are designed to work under a heavy strain without bogging. They are usually vertical shaft engines. On a bike you have to have a horizontal shaft engine. Kholer engines dont have alot of rpm. Typically the are all around 26-2800 rpms. On 4stroke engines speed doesnt come from horsepower, but from rpms. Horsepower is just for takeoff on four strokes. I would recomend a 13 horse honda with a torque-a-verter.
-- Eric Price (E&Lcustoms) (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 16, 2004.
I have a 1966 ez rider mini chopper all original that is half bicycle and half minibike. I'm looking for an original ez rider sticker for on the front forks. Any help?
-- Roy Foster (Dweeboll@aol.com), April 27, 2004.
ok well i have a chain saw motor but i dont know if that will work for my speed. i am hoping to get like 20 out of it but i dont know if it will work
can u guys help me out thanx
-- gayvon stepehenson (chopperBLT@hotmail.com), May 17, 2004.
Greetings viewers. We are begging are Third Annaul Giveaway. We are giving away a totally custom and prototyped engine equipped Go Kart. It has been built by the students of Hiedi School of Automotive Training. All you have to do to enter is email me your name, your current residence, a number at which you can be reached and what your favorite color is. The deadline is May 30, 2004. All entrys will be accepted
-- forum admin (email@example.com), May 17, 2004.
Hello. I'm from Romania, a little country, in Est Europe. My problem is theat I cant find a kit, or parts, or a frame of a chopper. Well I cant find anything in my country. This is why I need a blueprint, or a plan or some general dimentions of a chopper. Please, send me one, if you can. Thank's.
-- Frunza Catalin (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 26, 2004.
me and my brother are going to tyr to build us a chopper so would any of you guys send me sum plans or drawings thanks guys jason
-- jason green (email@example.com), June 21, 2004.
hello, i am almost finished my mini chopper, but i am having problems with the chain. i dont know how to get it tight enouph so that it will not come off when i get to higher speeds, does anyone know how to fix this easy problem, also i have a honda engine that is 3600rpms and a back sprocket that has 60 teeth and i am running a 12 toothe centrifical clutch, i am axpecting it to go about 60 kms, let me know if that is right, any other hints for builing a chopper or supping up a small engine, let me know, please. thanks very much, i wanna fix up my engine cheap. matt
-- matt (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 23, 2004.
for any mini chopper questions or sales please email me @email@example.com i am a custom mini chopper builder. it is what i do. i've started a business in this profession. i know what work's and what does'nt. i also know the secret's to ataining high speeds. no one in the united states has ever posted a faster speed than i have on a mini chopper.the key to chopper's is not the speed it is the reliability. billet part's also available!
-- christopher robin (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 23, 2004.
You're all a bunch of pussys for riding these bikes anyway.
Doug 2000 Harley Fatboy 1998 Ducati 916 1996 Honda CBR600F3 track bike
-- Get real bikes you fags! (D@getarealbike.com), June 25, 2004.
i am geting a mine bike and i wont to chop it. if any of ya got plans or suggestens email them.i want a riged.
-- bryan .m (email@example.com), June 25, 2004.
Ok well this whole "28hp" makes yall sound like idiots. Its a fucking MINI chopper! They sell those things with only 4 HP and they go 40MPH! Hahaha 28 HP can push a 15 foot boat 35mph! Damn, you need to settle down and put no more than a 15 HP. I dont know shit about motorcycles and I know that shit! yall are dumb as dirt
-- God (Negative@wontgiveit.gov), June 29, 2004.
One link is all you need to know--------- www.hardcoreminichoppers.com/forum
-- _________ (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 30, 2004.
Theres plenty of free info, frame dimensions, 50+ finished bikes with pictures, and great people to help at http://www.glgnetworks.com/minichoppers Minichopper Information and Builders Forum, check it out!
-- B Zar (email@example.com), July 02, 2004.
I wanna mini bike can sum 1 tell me how to build 1 cheaply
-- i wanna mini bike (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 04, 2004.
I want my mini bike 2 be faster can ne 1 tell me how 2 make it faster?
-- larry rodrguez (email@example.com), July 06, 2004.
My friend and I enjoy working out in the garage on anything with an engine on it such as the go kart we made and we just rebuit a golf cart. We would like to start on a mini chopper to give us something to do but we do not have much money. We have a 5.5 hp engine and an 80cc kawasaki dirtbike engine that we are rebuilding and would hope to use on a mini chopper. If anyone has some cheap plans PLEASE EMAIL ME!!!!! Thank you.
-- Matt Sykes (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 09, 2004.
can you use parts from a scrap bicycle for a mini chopper???
-- Matt Sykes (email@example.com), July 09, 2004.
Ok, I am tired of all this shit about the 28hp kohler, yes it would be faster IF you geared it right. Now, I own 3 mini's (that I built) and I could answer any question you have so email me. first of all the 28 hp kohler, if it has horizontal shaft use it (if not you really cant) after you have it on your frame and dont know how to make it move, i would recomend a chain drive ( I recomend using a chain stronger that #35 pitch ) oh and by the way forget the tourque converter, bigger sproket on the motor + smaller on the tire = speed ,and with a 28hp I wouldnt worry about boggin it out. please, anyone that wants a serious answer to thier problem from a real hobby mechanic , machinist by trade email me and I will respond
-- alan (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 10, 2004.
WHY THE FUCK DONT YOU JUST WALK?
-- ALEX (KOCOGLY@HOTMAIL.COM), July 12, 2004.
Everything I have read here says the same thing. You all want gas machines. Have any of you thought about electric Choppers? A simple 36 or 48v system would do it , and you would have instant power , without the maintence and trouble shooting regularly needed with small engines. I would like to know if any of you would be interested in such a ride . I think it would be more stable on three wheels , but the body could be kept narrow , and all you would have to do is charge it.
-- Henry C (email@example.com), July 13, 2004.
first dude thats a killer motor and you are going to be f-ing flying. run a high performance clutch at the spinndle with chain to a sprocket at the rear wheel
-- david rosenbloom (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 14, 2004.
hey can any one send me like directions or plans on how to build a mini chopper
-- bryce geib (email@example.com), July 17, 2004.
Hey Man, I Was Wondering If You Could Send Me Blue Prints Or Some Info That Could Help Me Get Started? I Really Need As Much Help, Like Where To Get Parts, Advice, Tips, ANYthing You Could Send, Please Do... I Will Try To Find You Some Info On The Engine. Thanks...
-- Ian Robinson (Alkaholik_460@hotmail.com), July 19, 2004.
hey man im building a mini chopper out of a bmx frame and some aluminumpipe that im gonna bend for the rear. im using a mutha fukin chainsaw motor from the 80's that i think is aproximately 65 or 70cc. but im not using any plans what so ever and i havent ran into any problems. oh yeah and the forks are from a specialized mountain bike that got sum trick suspension,so id recomend starting with a bike frame, its saved me lots and lots of money
-- mikey (dont got firstname.lastname@example.org), July 26, 2004.
yo i was try'n to make a mini chopper i was wonder'n if u can send me some plans and how u made ur frame or were u got it from. also to get the engine to the back wheels i was think'n of useing some kind of pully system of some sort . but can u please esend me some plans and tell me how u made it or were u got it from and some picture would b helpful and lwt me no how it turns out
-- joe augustine (lil ryda email@example.com), July 27, 2004.
Where can I hoook up with a rear fender? The tire is a 18 X 9.50 - 8, or 8 inch, so its 9.5 inch wide, or about 10 fender wise? Happy Mini Choppering everyone!
-- Cal (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 31, 2004.
i need some plans on a frame if someone could help
-- timmy allen (email@example.com), August 01, 2004.
I might be able to provide some information for building a mini chopper you can contact me through my website at www.rnrfabrication.com
-- Jesus Rodriguez (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 04, 2004.
Get on the forum at www.hardcoreminichoppers.com/index You will find all kinds of free information on how to build mini choppers, see pix of completed mini choppers, and get expert info from builders. Again it's all free! Check it out!
-- Todd (Chopperdawg@hardcoreminichoppers.com), August 11, 2004.
go with a real motor cycle when u r old i am 12 and i dont even want 1 damn my bro rides crouch rockets and i ride mini crouch rockets dont be such pusssys arggguing about an engine
-- f yall (email@example.com), August 14, 2004.
can anyone send me instructions on building a mini chopper? i kno how to build the frame i just need 2 know how to build the rest. anyone wants to help email me.
-- Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 29, 2004.
You people are all retarded right. Comon. 28 HP is plenty of hp for a mini chopper frame. Heres simple instructions. Get a 5 hp tecumseh h50 horizontal engine. The pick up a comet torque a verter and install it with the #41 chail option.
-- nick (email@example.com), November 28, 2004.
why ALL OF YOU wouldnt just go with a 110cc 4spd 4stroke that makes 7hp is amazing to me.......
briggs this, techumsa that...... RETARDED..... you still have to buy a clutch/torque o verter...... and your still stuck with 1 GEAR.... GAY
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 10, 2004.
I am getting really tired of these stupid people trying to sell you plans for stuff, what ever happened to "giving back to the comunity"? I have spent enough time looking for free plans and i am not about to spend $50 on a couple peices of paper! Can anyone "give back to the comunity" and e-mail me some plans, mini bike, chopper, i don't care (preferebly stolen) or a web address. We have to keep the free plan trading alive!!!
-- Mike Harrison (email@example.com), December 12, 2004.
hey i am building a mini chopper and i am looking for some plans. do u think that you could send me some please? for your question i think that you should cannect it with a chain and sprocket and your looking at about 90 to 110 km an hour. thanx hope you send me those plans!
-- mike lomond (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 13, 2004.
i have a mini bike and i need more speed or im going to get tired of riding something thats slow so give me some idea's please!
-- jay (email@example.com), December 18, 2004.
Me and my son are looking into building us a mini chopper project never have built one before and would like to see if some one could send me some plans for one thx
-- william (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 18, 2004.
just test it out and see
-- jack but (email@example.com), February 14, 2005.
Giving back to the community... I think I'm down with that... I am just finishing up my bike... I live in the Philippines and have been here for six years now... over the last 2-3 years i became interested in the mini choppers... I have researched and requested free plans but to no avail... no one is willing... Well, I want anyone who is interested to just send me an email... I will see what I can do to help you all out if your looking for chopper plans and dimensions... I can send pics of my bike and how it is coming along... I run a Honda 5hp... I had the crankshaft machined to fit a japanese scooter clutch... similar setup to the torq-a-verter... also had the jackshaft fabricated... anyway... if you want more details... I would be more than willing to share my thoughts and ideas to all who are interested... I may be able to draw up some plans for you if you send me an email of what your looking for... I always thought riding and building bikes was a brotherhood thing... lets turn the tides...
-- Luke Wenrich (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 01, 2005.