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#1 2013-01-03 11:04pm

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Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood, well, sort of...this thing is full of the Good the Bad and the Ugly and I'm not sure exactly what to do with it...

First of all this thing was a complete, but the rims, post, and seat are headed for the trash. The frame is a 1995 24", but has had the brake mounts removed and a brake bridge poorly welded and a front MX brake used on the rear with a bunch of washers. Any ideas on what to do with the frame?


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WTF?

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24" threaded SE Landing Gear forks:

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Really?

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Uncut GT CRUZ bars

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#2 2013-01-03 11:20pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

well....that`s what some people call a "project"....big_smile

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#3 2013-01-03 11:25pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

The Good, The Bad, and the?

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#4 2013-01-03 11:26pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

Lol, dibs on some brake bolt washers. lol


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#5 2013-01-03 11:30pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

TXBONE wrote:

Lol, dibs on some brake bolt washers. lol

These are not special washers. Apparently any crackhead can use them to mount a front brake on the rear, but if you really want them...
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#6 2013-01-03 11:38pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

Go Clint.................

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#7 2013-01-03 11:40pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

daddy-o wrote:

TXBONE wrote:

Lol, dibs on some brake bolt washers. lol

These are not special washers. Apparently any crackhead can use them to mount a front brake on the rear, but if you really want them...
roll

Good find DaDDy o..........

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#8 2013-01-03 11:59pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

know a good welder? just cut the welds off that brake mount clean it up a little and rewelds it back on cleaner.  then maybe rechrome it or strip the chrome and powder coat that beast camouflage ( I like camouflage)


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#9 2013-01-04 12:01am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

daddy-o wrote:

TXBONE wrote:

Lol, dibs on some brake bolt washers. lol

These are not special washers. Apparently any crackhead can use them to mount a front brake on the rear, but if you really want them...
roll

loltongue


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#10 2013-01-04 12:05am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

hooligan4130 wrote:

know a good welder? just cut the welds off that brake mount clean it up a little and rewelds it back on cleaner.  then maybe rechrome it or strip the chrome and powder coat that beast camouflage ( I like camouflage)

Yep clean it up...............

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#11 2013-01-04 12:05am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

hooligan4130 wrote:

know a good welder? just cut the welds off that brake mount clean it up a little and rewelds it back on cleaner.  then maybe rechrome it or strip the chrome and powder coat that beast camouflage ( I like camouflage)

Yeah, that was one of my thoughts for this. If I do put a brake bridge on, maybe some kind of cool design instead of a rectangle though. I have a good powdercoater, maybe a nice GT yellow or something completely different.

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#12 2013-01-04 12:08am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

daddy-o wrote:

hooligan4130 wrote:

know a good welder? just cut the welds off that brake mount clean it up a little and rewelds it back on cleaner.  then maybe rechrome it or strip the chrome and powder coat that beast camouflage ( I like camouflage)

Yeah, that was one of my thoughts for this. If I do put a brake bridge on, maybe some kind of cool design instead of a rectangle though. I have a good powdercoater, maybe a nice GT yellow or something completely different.

Go for it worth the find.

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#13 2013-01-04 1:50am

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I'm a diehard 24" dude.  hate to see a small imperfection be the cause of a 24" to go to waste


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#14 2013-01-04 10:55am

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It won't go to waste. I just need to figure out the best way to fix it.

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#15 2013-01-04 11:01am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

Stuff like that's fun. Real restorations are very satisfying. Not like just buying a bunch of parts and bolting them on. Have fun with it smile


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#16 2013-01-04 11:13am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

Had my eye on that one! I like the idea of a custom brake bridge design. Maybe even in the shape of the "GT" logo to set it off. Would look good under the yellow cool


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#17 2013-01-04 11:19am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

soulride wrote:

Had my eye on that one! I like the idea of a custom brake bridge design. Maybe even in the shape of the "GT" logo to set it off. Would look good under the yellow cool

cool Awesome idea!


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#18 2013-01-04 11:20am

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

I'll tell ya what to do with it! Send that shit my way, I'll even even pay ya scrap price tongue


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#19 2013-01-04 11:58am

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soulride wrote:

Had my eye on that one! I like the idea of a custom brake bridge design. Maybe even in the shape of the "GT" logo to set it off. Would look good under the yellow cool

if dune wright that would be Rad.


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#20 2013-01-04 12:30pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

or look online at offroad roll cage custom gussets that have a sick design.  trim it and weld it in.


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#21 2013-01-04 1:28pm

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Yeah just grind down the welds smooth. Cut that cable hanger off. Smooth that out and then podercoat that bish. A right angle whiz wheel with some 3M pads do wonder on welds like that.  cool

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#22 2013-01-04 4:05pm

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#23 2013-01-04 7:40pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

soulride wrote:

Had my eye on that one! I like the idea of a custom brake bridge design. Maybe even in the shape of the "GT" logo to set it off. Would look good under the yellow cool

Real cool idea, although I would replace the flat brace with a round one, then run Pitbull IIs on it...

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#24 2013-01-04 8:18pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

man all that because the guy couldnt find the right brake! yikes

good luck with your project cool


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#25 2013-01-04 8:47pm

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Re: Been wanting a 24" GT- courtesy of Clint Eastwood

put the tabs and plates on the bottom by the chainstay. oldschool park gt. one of a kind


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would kill for a yellow/blue or red/black xxl haro bmx jersey

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