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#651 2016-06-06 5:56pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Please pm me ^^^^^^

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#652 2016-06-06 6:12pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Boochkaracing wrote:

Anyone know what kind of hubs came on the 83 team z predator with the z rims

https://www.flickr.com/photos/genesbmx/ … 9298717695

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#653 2016-07-10 8:25pm

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Just joined up today while looking for info on my 85 Predator Streetwise. All I have left of the original bike is the frame that I foolishly painted over the black chrome not just once but twice.  I also added a 85 almost complete and 86 Predator frame and fork this afternoon.

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#654 2016-12-28 6:18pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/234282/20161213_14314658647098e9.jpg

Recently picked this up on CL for $60.... 1985 Free Form BG.

Question... it has Redstone mags, which were stock on some Schwinn Predators. Is there any way they would have been stock on this particular year and model? Everything else appears to original except tires, chain, and break cable. Trying to determine what else might not be (as far as main parts are concerned). Appreciate any feedback. Thanks.


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#655 2016-12-28 7:15pm

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http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/215753/imag114758647fc775.jpg
Sons new aerostar redone with a black shadow decal kit and it glows in the dark


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#656 2016-12-28 7:17pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Lugan329 wrote:

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 7098e9.jpg

Recently picked this up on CL for $60.... 1985 Free Form BG.

Question... it has Redstone mags, which were stock on some Schwinn Predators. Is there any way they would have been stock on this particular year and model? Everything else appears to original except tires, chain, and break cable. Trying to determine what else might not be (as far as main parts are concerned). Appreciate any feedback. Thanks.

Whaaaaaat?! Dude you've got me hellllla jealous over here. I would ask member Raysin about the mags, he's the Schwinn God here. Good looking bike brotha cool


"I've got cash in hand", means "I want what you have for sale and would like to buy it for the listed price". NOT, "ive got 20 cash."
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#657 2017-03-14 7:19pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Predator pad collection. Work in progress.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/95057/img_266558c8a49e86.jpg


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#658 2017-03-14 8:06pm

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Nice, mcman... always liked that style of font, it just stood out in a totally 90s kinda way cool

This been sitting in my closet for a few years waiting, but I couldn't resist anymore and finally built it up a few weeks ago.  I still have some things I'm changing around on it, but it's close.  I have some better, lighter wheels for it, I just have to lace em up, and the star nut doesn't work right so I can't get the headset tight enough.  So it's rough, but rideable, and I already rode it pretty hard a few times with no major issues.  A couple different parts and some tweaking here and there and it should be awesome.

And yeah, I know the paint is thrashed, but MY BLOOD is on this bike.  Literally... last time I installed cranks 15 years ago I dang near took the tip of my thumb off when the wrench slipped.  It was cold out that day, and my hands were basically numb anyway, so I dribbled a few drops on the chain/seat stays before I realized what happened.  I probably won't even wash it yikes (sacrileige around here I know)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Cw1UGtylcr8MYVkeqQOQW6bMfgN9RuWI31IHmqfuequHj5yu_bz4RUyKMo2hm4iUbhjCpnpDpYY4TOWk3MVEFc0Hx3Y6xr5o9X7U80IqWD1caWCM3GBL9gwZGLKBhstOZRbQYw=w1035-h776-no?.jpg


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#659 2017-03-14 10:49pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

mcman87 wrote:

Predator pad collection. Work in progress.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … a49e86.jpg

yikes


"I've got cash in hand", means "I want what you have for sale and would like to buy it for the listed price". NOT, "ive got 20 cash."
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#660 2017-03-15 3:00am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

El Gecko wrote:

Nice, mcman... always liked that style of font, it just stood out in a totally 90s kinda way cool

This been sitting in my closet for a few years waiting, but I couldn't resist anymore and finally built it up a few weeks ago.  I still have some things I'm changing around on it, but it's close.  I have some better, lighter wheels for it, I just have to lace em up, and the star nut doesn't work right so I can't get the headset tight enough.  So it's rough, but rideable, and I already rode it pretty hard a few times with no major issues.  A couple different parts and some tweaking here and there and it should be awesome.

And yeah, I know the paint is thrashed, but MY BLOOD is on this bike.  Literally... last time I installed cranks 15 years ago I dang near took the tip of my thumb off when the wrench slipped.  It was cold out that day, and my hands were basically numb anyway, so I dribbled a few drops on the chain/seat stays before I realized what happened.  I probably won't even wash it yikes (sacrileige around here I know)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Cw1UG … 76-no?.jpg

That's bad. I like the colors.

Actually those pads are the 85-86 era design. The one at the very top is 87 design I believe. You can tell the difference in the script. Just slightly.

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#661 2017-03-15 6:36am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

mcman87 wrote:

Predator pad collection. Work in progress.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … a49e86.jpg

Yo, lemme know if you ever want to unload that orange set!


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#662 2017-03-15 7:03am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

eastcoastflava wrote:

mcman87 wrote:

Predator pad collection. Work in progress.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … a49e86.jpg

Yo, lemme know if you ever want to unload that orange set!

They're actually pretty easily obtainable between here and eBay. The only difficult ones to find are the black set. The black frame pad has a little cut in it otherwise it would be mint. The black bar pad and stem pad are NOS mint. I'm always on the hunt for a mint black frame pad. One day I will either make a display case or get an old Oakley case to display all of my better parts and pads. One day.


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#663 2017-03-15 7:09am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

mcman87 wrote:

El Gecko wrote:

Nice, mcman... always liked that style of font, it just stood out in a totally 90s kinda way cool

This been sitting in my closet for a few years waiting, but I couldn't resist anymore and finally built it up a few weeks ago.  I still have some things I'm changing around on it, but it's close.  I have some better, lighter wheels for it, I just have to lace em up, and the star nut doesn't work right so I can't get the headset tight enough.  So it's rough, but rideable, and I already rode it pretty hard a few times with no major issues.  A couple different parts and some tweaking here and there and it should be awesome.

And yeah, I know the paint is thrashed, but MY BLOOD is on this bike.  Literally... last time I installed cranks 15 years ago I dang near took the tip of my thumb off when the wrench slipped.  It was cold out that day, and my hands were basically numb anyway, so I dribbled a few drops on the chain/seat stays before I realized what happened.  I probably won't even wash it yikes (sacrileige around here I know)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Cw1UG … 76-no?.jpg

That's bad. I like the colors.

Actually those pads are the 85-86 era design. The one at the very top is 87 design I believe. You can tell the difference in the script. Just slightly.

lol oops, that was supposed to say 80s


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#664 2017-03-15 7:51am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

mcman87 wrote:

Predator pad collection. Work in progress.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … a49e86.jpg

I've got a couple that you're missing


"I've got cash in hand", means "I want what you have for sale and would like to buy it for the listed price". NOT, "ive got 20 cash."
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#665 2017-03-15 7:52am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

mcman87 wrote:

Predator pad collection. Work in progress.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … a49e86.jpg

Nice yikescool


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#666 2017-03-15 9:43am

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Love that paint Gecko, don't touch it smile


I machine sealed bearing 1 1/8" threadless conversion headsets and extensions to fix those cut bars.

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#667 2017-03-15 6:32pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

ChattyMatty wrote:

Love that paint Gecko, don't touch it smile

+1!! That history, character, "patina" or whatever you want to call it cannot be replaced or replicated!!

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#668 2018-03-20 6:56pm

Zakkar1
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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Anyone know where I can get a set of 83 predator team 24 decals? Just picked one up today on offrerup and want to build her.

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#669 2018-03-20 7:26pm

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

It's been quite a while since I stopped by here (pg. 17)... Nice to see all my friends are here too... big_smile  I have a bunch of Predators to post here... big_smile  I'll start with these...

1981

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_08275ab1c1eeb6.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_08315ab1c1ee3e.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_08335ab1c1ee42.jpg


1982

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_39115ab1c28277.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_39175ab1c281ed.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_39095ab1c28695.jpg


1983

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45215ab1c2d692.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45315ab1c2d6a1.jpg

Last edited by ritchiecamaro (2018-03-21 12:33am)


44t BMX Club, "Midway Chapter"... Favortie bike:1983 Schwinn Predator... Schwinn, SuperCross, Free Agent, Anlun, Mongoose and Redline PL24 fan, as long as it's not a Hutch, I'll ride it... Predator owners show your PREDATOR LOVE and post your Predators here: http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=741107
                      Predator count: 21       420 for LIFE!!!

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#670 2018-03-21 12:40am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Here's the one I posted in this thread a few years ago back on page 17... She has gone through some changes since then...

My first Predator since my original childhood Predator as she sits today...

1983 Predator Cr+Mo+Free

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45495ab20bf782.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45545ab20bee53.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45575ab20bf705.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45605ab20bf767.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45615ab20bf910.jpg


1984 Predator P2600


http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45805ab20c7f8d.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45825ab20c7fd9.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/61851/101_45835ab20c7f81.jpg


44t BMX Club, "Midway Chapter"... Favortie bike:1983 Schwinn Predator... Schwinn, SuperCross, Free Agent, Anlun, Mongoose and Redline PL24 fan, as long as it's not a Hutch, I'll ride it... Predator owners show your PREDATOR LOVE and post your Predators here: http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=741107
                      Predator count: 21       420 for LIFE!!!

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#671 2018-05-28 6:22am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/233191/20180527_1532215b0c021505.jpg
Lets revive this with what i just picked up..... Original survivor predator scrambler


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#672 2018-05-28 7:56am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Gixxertrouble wrote:

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 021505.jpg
Lets revive this with what i just picked up..... Original survivor predator scrambler

Did you get this in North Carolina?

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#673 2018-05-28 8:33am

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Re: lets see your schwinn predators

Salem va


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