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1983 Sling Shot Pro
 

1983 Sling Shot Pro

One Rare Square Ride!

1983 Pre serial Number Slingshot with all square tubing and 5" headtube.

 
One of seven made (My dad has one also).  There are only 4 known to still exist as three were destroyed during original testing. 
These first Slingshot frames were made out of 4140 chromoly and were not strong enough for the sport of BMX, later versions were made out of 4130 Chromoly. 
 
The Skinny:
 
1983 square tube slingshot - Owned for 20 years, Fresh Powder
Phil Hubs - NOS until installed
Aluminum Mongoose Proclass Hoops - polished
Yellow label Competition III tires - with plenty of use!
Izumi Chain - NOS until installed
Bullseye 1st Gen Cranks - Powdered to match frame 
Crupi Square Cage Pedals
Tuff Neck 44 tooth front sprocket
Tuff Neck double seat post clamp - NOS until installed
Unknown layback seat post
Kashimax Aero Seat
Chrome MX-1000 Rear Brakes
Jeff Bottema Forks - NOS until Installed
Tuff Neck Stem - Polished
Maximum Pro Bars - Original to me 25 years ago
Oury Grips

Submitted by riderippers

  • Race
  • Company: Sling Shot
  • Model: Pro
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube size: 1"

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