Fuckin around in the shed

Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

check out this dumb ideaR, i cut some plates to hold a 96cc snow blower engine onto the hobbit subframe. Took about 3 hours to getem all drawn out. I know, it’s dumb but a friend wanted to dick around with it.

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96cc tecumseh. Killer compression!

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Blaine- The artist formerly known as Plumber Crack "(OFMC)" /

I like this ideaR. I welded up one of those on a 16" BMX bike. It's a blast.

I hope to see this project continue to completion.

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

Wowzah! That was blasting!

I fixed it up a little and took better pics with the LED work light this time.

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The steel plates cut out to attach the engine to the hobbit swingarm pattern.

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

After he gets the variator on there I’ll cut the spacers to adjust the engine left or right. Might have to hack some more out for the magneto or stator

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Everything is old and rusty so I hosed it down with gloss black engine enamel.

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /
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Added some sheets to the tuna can!

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

Thinking about another little 1/4” strip in there too, see what happuNs.

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /
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Shock drop outs added, found a piece that looks like a good motor mount.

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What are your thoughts on the power this might actually make? I know it's larger displacement and the torque will be substantial, but generally 2 stroke engines built for equipment have much lower peak output and at a lower RPM as well. I get that it was a "hey this looks fun" but I hope it doesn't come out anticlimactic.

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Blaine- The artist formerly known as Plumber Crack "(OFMC)" /

^ Of course this thing will kick ass, it's in the performance forum.

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Scooter is smart and powerful as a rampaging bull.

Better put race gears on that rear end

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

I’ll split the engine soon and post pics. It had a huge flywheel for the snow duty. With a smaller one it should be alright for top end.

Couldn’t decide Grande or Hobbit so I started jamming them together. Both frames were out in the yard for a while.

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Good to see ya back in the build game. Beautiful

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The angles of everything go together like some sort of hyper sport bike wet dream.

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Cristian Luna /

Go with the grande frame !

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /
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Hahaa! I found the new bearings and brake stuff to mount the Indian mag. Mabe the Indian forks too if they look right.

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So would it be called a Grobbit?

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I heard a couple guys got killed with snowmobile stuff.

Someone should stop this guy.

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> cheetahchrome . Wrote:

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> I heard a couple guys got killed with snowmobile stuff.

> Someone should stop this guy.

Well it appears to be up to Darwin at this point.

Lenny

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you gonna run both tanks? did you vent the rear half for the grande tank?

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this is awesome!

there was a dude outside of milwaukee that put one of these on a magnum a few years ago, straight centrifugal clutch-huge rear sprocket- minibike style

he never brought it out to a ride, but he said it went 50+ and got there quick, i wouldn't doubt it

he also had a pretty sweet pipe hacked on there.

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

Good to know! Gotcha Gotcha

Hammered a little side cover,

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the motor mount hacked up to lower the ride height, plus adjusting the shock braces. It’s centered up, gotta connect all the bracing. Hop to iT! Hahaa

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Do ya think it’ll break the belt?

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

Grobbit GrHonde Hospice!

I’d like to run both tanks, the hobbit tank is almost ready to go. It has been used recently and was acid washed before that. The frame was stripped of the filler bunge and rest of the bungesesss so it’ll need shaping up.

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /
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Did a little rattle can job, see if I can come up with something.

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I’ll get them old welds grinded off there next.

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This reminded me of a build I came across a long time ago:

Tony Simoni’s Grande Hobbit Derbi Mix Race Project

http://garage.1977mopeds.com/build/Tony+Simoni%E2%80%99s+Grande+Hobbit+Derbi+Mix+Race+project

I like your frame way better; nice blending. Also, the Tecumseh makes this far more interesting...(edited)

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

Heck yeah!

I was thinking about the centrifugal clutch that Graham mentioned. That sounds like a good way to get it going. The korado swing arm was already set up with the mount, had to go thru the moby wheel axle hardware while attaching it. Throwing around some ideaRs

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /

The wire feed trigger switch shorted out. It’s a Miller handle hacked onto a Clarke welder. There was a problem with the sheath so I cut off the bad part then stripped it away. Resoldered the brass end onto the shortened cable. Found a moped button and wired it in for a temporary fix. Not bad, it’s kinda like a drill now!

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Ana L. of the Aurora Roras /
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Started initiation by putting it out in the cold rain all night. It’s still here in the morning!

Better lighting on the korado mount.

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Chain the engine to this 54 tooth for openers. I have a couple others that might burn up the clutch.

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