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    Mystery Machine

    I am looking for assistance in identifying this bike. It has no serial number that I can see or stickers. I'm kind of sure the 20" mags are not right. Any help in steering me would be greatly appreciated. I have owned it for 18 years now and don't know much about her. Thank You.
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    Looks like a 24" Sears Spaceliner frame, with a 20" Murray Firecat front end. (Not positive on the front end, but I am on the frame.)

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    Thank you so much! I was floored when I Googled images and my bike came up. I believe you are right about the front end as well. Thank you. I don't know who put her together but it rides great. I got her for $20.00 @ the time. I believe I'm going to restore it and upgrade it some. Rechrome and some new spoked wheels and a seat.

    THANKS AGAIN!!! Michael

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    Well if your'e gonna do it over.............I bet a 20" rear tire and wheel combo (3" wide tire) from a WestCoastChopper, would fit "nicely" betwwen those back stays. I would have NEVER thought of putting that frame on 20"s, with that front end. I think it looks GREAT!

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    A fat rear would look nice. I did not think about that. I wish I had pics of the chops I made as a teen. My father owned a welding machine. My friends and I was bringing home bikes all the time.People would throw 'em out and we'd pick 'em up. Any kind. Back in the 80's most parts changed out and we built our own rides. No money too buy one from the stores. I built choppers and I'm thinking of starting again. I'm getting out of shape to fast so better get back in the saddle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KOTA View Post
    Well if your'e gonna do it over.............I bet a 20" rear tire and wheel combo (3" wide tire) from a WestCoastChopper, would fit "nicely" betwwen those back stays. I would have NEVER thought of putting that frame on 20"s, with that front end. I think it looks GREAT!
    Fat tire, small ****.

    Not a fan of fat tires on anything, especially a classic bike like that.
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    because physics has more street cred than tarckstars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ianjk View Post
    Fat tire, small ****.

    Not a fan of fat tires on anything, especially a classic bike like that.
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