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Friction Drive Weed Eater Bike? Answered

I am wanting to make a weed eater bike and I am having trouble figuring out how to get the bike peg onto the clutch shaft. Can I just thread the clutch shaft with a tap and die set (which I don't have). Would it work if I put the clutch shaft against the wheel instead of putting a peg on it? Also, how hard is it to mount the engine with angle iron since I don't have a welder?


Mounting a small gas engine over the front wheel was a specialty of Solex


Thanks, but those engines are mounted differently. They look to be made specifically for that purpose. I'm trying to put a weed eater engine (actually from a craftsman tiller, but it's the same size and shape).

The general principles are the same - Look to the right for more specific information on what others have done.