weed wacker motor

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Im trying to make a motor cycle out of a weed wacker motor. Im going to mount the motor on the back of the bike and drive the bike by chain. I was wondering if it would pull both me and the bike fast enough. I weigh about 96 pounds and was wondering if it would work and how fast I would go if it did.

-- Patrick (bud_man28@hotmail.com), September 07, 2003


i was think along the same lines but a three wheeler so i'm also interested if anyone has attepted this before.

-- chris (hondabike10@hotmail.com), September 08, 2003.

WOW how cool is that i am also doing that ! but what u should do i make the shaft of the motor rub on the wheel. It will go about 15 miles per hour or more.my sn is motofreek 24.talk to me for more info

-- mike m (chuckmacgre@mindspring.com), September 09, 2003.

you guys need a lawn mower engine and a cent clutch

-- go kart master (dontno@hotmail.com), September 09, 2003.

ive done this befor i may be only 14 but i got some ideas i used a ryobi 23cc engine off a whipper snipper and made a drive using three nuts drect drive to the wheel it goes 65ks wich is about 30- 40milesan hour do not ues chain driven it takes to long and it cost alot getting the gearig rite i went threw at least 3 sprokets before i gave up but anyway have fun cause i sure did :)

-- tim (timbo@hotmail.com), September 12, 2003.

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-- Nathan (no1nafe@optusnet.com.au), January 19, 2004.

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-- Nathan (no1nafe@optusnet.com.au), January 21, 2004.

not an answer but ive got a 17cc wipper sniopper motor, i'm cleaning it up, and want to make a moderately sized remote car, does any one know of any diagrams for the chassis or no ov any good sites.

-- daniel bowe (how_come_we_live@hotmail.com), January 31, 2004.

i made a gocart out of a 75cc weed wacker motor that my neighbors gave me by taking off the blade, and throwing on an old wheel barrel wheel, and after i threw on my made from scratch frame i got it up to about twenty mph before i wiped out, and took a trip to the emergency room where they gave me fifteen stiches, but don't let that get you down because i was young and stupid back then, and a gocart does'nt work very well with only one wheel in back, soon i will but my six year old cousin's training wheels on it.

-- Smitty (Smitty2cool4u@aol.com), May 11, 2004.

in regards to the guy trying to make the rc car, i have also tried this, first u need 2 use larger than normal servos for the steering, and with the chassis a ladder type is good using tubing if u want to make it in quarter scale it will cost u i reccomend u use 1/8th scale and put a whole in the body for the engine.One other problem is the tyres get eaten up extremely quickly. but it will be quite fast.

-- peter nebert (djvj@hotmail.com), July 02, 2004.

I'm 15 and im trying to put a weed wacker on my bike but im having lots of trouble working out how to. So if anyone can send me pictures or tell me what to do it would be grately appreciated. thanks.

-- Jed (power_4t1@hotmail.com), August 29, 2004.

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