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08-21-19, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Metacortex

That is a big misconception among many Schwinn...

That is a big misconception among many Schwinn collectors, it was nothing like the auto industry. Back then Schwinn did not start building a given model year bike until well after the start of the...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By Metacortex

I believe that is a 1974 Suburban and that the OP...

I believe that is a 1974 Suburban and that the OP has mis-read the serial. There are several clues: The color is Opaque Blue, which was last used in '74. The forged steel stem is also a type that was...
07-29-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,292
Posted By Metacortex

Schwinn had a conversion spindle to accomplish...

Schwinn had a conversion spindle to accomplish the job:

http://i67.tinypic.com/2hdry9z.jpg

I've found several of these but they are rare. They were made by Shimano and Sakae Ringyo (SR) for...
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Views: 930
Posted By Metacortex

That's a 1963 Mark V Jaguar: ...

That's a 1963 Mark V Jaguar:

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1961_1970/1963dlr_Jaguar.jpg

It is in Coppertone, the most desirable color and it seems to be original except for...
06-29-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By Metacortex

The T.A. ref #24...

The T.A. ref #24 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=24) tool is an 8mm nut driver, it is for the older domed style T.A. bolts.
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06-08-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Metacortex

A 22" size Varsity bare frame weighs 7.5lbs. The...

A 22" size Varsity bare frame weighs 7.5lbs. The 24" and 26" frames are 8.2 and 8.9lbs respectively. The forged steel fork used with the 22" frame weighs 2.8lbs, those for the larger frames would be...
02-14-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,717
Posted By Metacortex

I've posted this before...

I've posted this before (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1039061-damaged-regina-freewheel-dremel-rescue.html#post18334706) but it bears repeating:

From what I've seen the easiest and...
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