Converting step through to top tank

I've got an old Sears Free spirit, and some Puch Magnum parts. Has anyone ever converted a free spirit into a Magnum?

Converting step through to top tank

Yes.

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i have the conversion kit $30 shipped

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I have... not quite done yet though. No more details right now.

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i'm in the process of doing this

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It doesn't look like more than welding in a top tube, and adding the tank, seat, and covers. Is it that simple?

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Pretty much.

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there's a conversion kit? what does it consist of?

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I'm not familiar with that model, but I've noticed on the Targa LX vs the Sprint that the two main differenaces seems to be:

The top tank model has mounting tabs welded on that the tank pivots on.

The step through model uses the front part of the chassis as a gas tank, and therefore has a gas cap on the chassis.

The problem is, that if you want to weld the mounting tabs on... you'd be welding RIGHT on the side of what they were using as a gas tank. Needless to say, if your going to do that you better fill the tank with a noncombustable liquid first. (prefferably one that won't hurt anything else either.

I'm not sure if the seat is different or not. But you migth have to add the little gas tank mounting bracket thing.

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No kit... Just a joke

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no joke i had a tank top that i converted to step thru i have the tank bar all you need is a step thru like a pinto,murry,swinger etc....

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$30 for a bar?

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I'm building a free spirit top tank with a mono-shock rear end for my friend Dan. We're using the stock tank with a relocated cap and petcock though, stock seat too.

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want to sell me that tank? i also have free spirit frame

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if you have a free spirit frame then this will work great,it has your tank mounts and other tabs for shocks and stuff

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fuck a top tank!

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I converted my sears freespirt into a top tank.

EBR maxi forks, long batavus seat, and a general top tank. I love the size of it.

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I love that one. Not the fastest, but definitely one of the prettiest bikes I saw at Flock Yeah. Keep those wheels clean Sara!

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I'm working on it. It will be faster in Portland!

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Rumor has it, that you should probably gear a bit lower for Portland.

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If I decide to go top tank, it's yours.

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Holly shit!!! I thought you were f'ng with me on the $30 kit. email sent.

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That's what I'm talking about!!! NICE

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