1970 Fox Condor Mini Bike Revival | 3 Tips & Tricks for Buying a Mini Bike!

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The mini bike is something that everyone should experience at some point in their life, whether it be a vintage bonanza mini bike, a rupp, or a new Coleman CT200 or TrailMaster MB-200. This 1970 Fox Condor is a perfect example of a barn find mini bike that anybody could have found. In this episode, we get the old Tecumseh 4 horse (HS40) running, we take the bike for a spin, and we share our tips, tricks, and thoughts on buying your first mini bike!
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Rex Jolles
Rex Jolles 3 օր առաջ
My friend across the street has some generic one. Some other kids in my neighborhood have coleman's and ATVs, and then there's the dirtbike gangs and the bmx hooligans. I'm not allowed to have one because they're not street legal. That's fine though because I'm already about to buy a classic car anyway, so getting won't won't be much use now.
Wayne Richardson
Wayne Richardson 5 օր առաջ
I have a running fox mini bike ... o put a newer motor in bit other than that it original
Cool Monkey MC
Cool Monkey MC 7 օր առաջ
These guys seem to mix parody with reality. I LIKE IT I LIKE IT !
nick
nick 9 օր առաջ
Need one
David Ingling
David Ingling 17 օր առաջ
That's actually pretty cool!
FrustratedBaboon
FrustratedBaboon 27 օր առաջ
Say that's a nice bike.
Eric Earhart
Eric Earhart 28 օր առաջ
Ok, what ever happened to this bike? It is the coolest thing ever.
supriadi kartadarma
supriadi kartadarma Ամիս առաջ
dumb & dumber....
bobby moses
bobby moses Ամիս առաջ
Nice RC car in the background
hippydippy
hippydippy Ամիս առաջ
Cool! Does anyone know what happened with this bike? I see no follow-ups unfortunately.
Turtle 19
Turtle 19 Ամիս առաջ
Heres a vid of a 800cc dirtbike😂aspedrom.com/1HIj
jeremy Brisbois
jeremy Brisbois Ամիս առաջ
What happens to this build
jessemeade87
jessemeade87 2 ամիս առաջ
That would go for SO much more than $150 in my area.
Garett Bodel
Garett Bodel 2 ամիս առաջ
Ike is the man. He's got his own Island. That's pretty badass did you guys are both badass I love you show
Мопедист Влог
Мопедист Влог 2 ամիս առաջ
Carburetor??
lead 4s
lead 4s 2 ամիս առաջ
man that sucker purrs like a kitten, wished i could find one like that for that price. when i think of minibike that one comes to mind
craig jones
craig jones 3 ամիս առաջ
Ike should play Ricky Bobby’s son in a future Talladega Nights. It would be Epic!
Corey Deshotel
Corey Deshotel 3 ամիս առաջ
Bought 2 all original and complete baja doodle bugs from my step dad for 50 bucks a piece. Both run like a dream. I'll swap them out and build em up soon but I'm happy with them for now
Rusty Nail
Rusty Nail 3 ամիս առաջ
I can smell it from here and I love it.
John Weber
John Weber 4 ամիս առաջ
They day this mini bike was built these two guys were just a nut blow of the future
Tin man 64
Tin man 64 4 ամիս առաջ
Had one just like that when I was a kid
Zackary Bonneau
Zackary Bonneau 4 ամիս առաջ
Nice slash in the background in the shelf
Papas Garage
Papas Garage 4 ամիս առաջ
I think that is the same kind I had when I was a kid. I paid $85 of hard earned paper route money.
pursang101
pursang101 4 ամիս առաջ
Had the same bike in1970,mine had a chrome head/taillight and chrome luggage rack.Mine was called the street scamp.Two speed mechanicl clutch set up was junk never worked right always in low gear.Sold for next to nothing when I got a yammie mx80 been regreting that for 50 years.
Love and Bikes
Love and Bikes 4 ամիս առաջ
Hey what are you going to do with that Camaro you have sitting there in the shop?
georgiaridgerunner 79
georgiaridgerunner 79 4 ամիս առաջ
Down here in ga.. you wont get any mini bike or go cart for 150 dollars Be prepared to pay at minimum 300 for a rolling mini bike Go carts are worse 300 for just the frame with nothing on it Also be careful of RESTORED Mini bikes or go carts restorred down here means bondo to hide severe rust and pitting and a rattle can paint job and a price tag of 600-1000
Glee2010
Glee2010 4 ամիս առաջ
$79 in 1969 is like $571 today adjusted for inflation
Adam Bates
Adam Bates 4 ամիս առաջ
I have a 1970s something banshee mini bike. It was taken apart but everything original is there. Know anything about it? Because google sure doesn’t 😅
michael david
michael david 4 ամիս առաջ
I had a Fox Condor for my first bike! It was a year or two older than that one and had a head light. I think I was 7 or 8 years old
Jesse King
Jesse King 4 ամիս առաջ
I had a mini taco bike with that engine on it .
Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith 5 ամիս առաջ
These tips are very basic not helpfull
Dave Vollbrecht
Dave Vollbrecht 5 ամիս առաջ
Nice trying to find one to rebuild to haul in my 76 c10 for car shows
Donnie Trump
Donnie Trump 5 ամիս առաջ
nice find
Adolf Kitzmann
Adolf Kitzmann 5 ամիս առաջ
I have a 1972 Fox Thunderbolt Mini Bike having problems finding a seat for it. In this episode where did you get your seat re done? Thank you could you rely me some of the information on it and the price thank you
dooman700
dooman700 5 ամիս առաջ
Going to drag one out of a barn in a few minutes.
edgotu1st3000
edgotu1st3000 5 ամիս առաջ
What do you guys do with the mini bikes. I like your channel.
S Bruce
S Bruce 5 ամիս առաջ
Kara Eastman Sucks...she is in one of your ads
family omari #9999#
family omari #9999# 5 ամիս առաջ
am-posts.info/list/1aiyqWm7tXXLr4o/video
Huffler Garage
Huffler Garage 5 ամիս առաջ
We acquired a 70' Fox scrambler we are in the process to getting it to run, ours has the Tecumseh 3.5 hp.
mantas
mantas 5 ամիս առաջ
How much cc?
MJ
MJ 5 ամիս առաջ
Where did you look and find the billet rod ,cam options?.
Brian G
Brian G 5 ամիս առաջ
I hate those diaphragm carbs, they are always trouble and hard to fix and sometimes hard to find the right repair kit for and on that bike there is no need for a diaphragm carb because the fuel system is gravity fed, the only benefit to those diaphragm carbs is you can run the fuel tank lower than the carb and they will work upside down which is important on something like a chainsaw or weed eater.
dooman700
dooman700 5 ամիս առաջ
I know where 1 of those are.
Brody pirkle
Brody pirkle 6 ամիս առաջ
When in doubt throw a Mikuni on her
Lockeyest Locksmith
Lockeyest Locksmith 6 ամիս առաջ
Great Vern and joy your stuff then watching for a few years tip about 30 weight motor oil did you find an old engines is non-detergent the dirt falls ass expansion with you no overtime it looks great on you pull the dipstick out even though it’s 30 years old there’s a lot of additives that are gone overtime you should never start an engine with Old oil just because it looks good, it really it is not. Flush your engine with Marvel mystery oil, do not start it, but fresh 30 way to Oil in it, then start it
Casey Gunn
Casey Gunn 6 ամիս առաջ
I once traded one of those engines for a quarter of (lettuce) lmao!
Casey Gunn
Casey Gunn 6 ամիս առաջ
That is THE coolest mini bike I've ever seen! Great video y'all.
Augie Limon
Augie Limon 6 ամիս առաջ
Nice to see a flat head engine project happening. I have a 305cc Briggs that I'm considering the Aisin 300 supercharger install. Can you guys help me with proper camshaft, carburetor ect ? Model 195412 Type. 1137-01 Code 9401261B Any and all help is highly appreciated. I'm building a cruiser bicycle trike using the rear chassis from a club car golf cart.
Dan W
Dan W 6 ամիս առաջ
LOL, those mini-bikes cost about $150 in 1973. Not much depreciation on that one.😁 Heck, I bought a brand new Honda CB 350 4 cylinder for $1597 +tax, in 1974! That old 4 horse sounds like brand new. Usually those older Tecumseh's would wear out rod bearings in a hurry if you didn't stay on top of oil changes. The rod knocking was usually the first thing you heard coming down the road on a well-worn Tecumseh!🤣 *EDIT:* Incidentally, those old diaphragm carbs were simple and easy to repair, unless they were exposed to water (or ethanol later on). Any ethanol enhanced gas will turn the diaphragms to concrete.😜
Saul Rodriguez
Saul Rodriguez 6 ամիս առաջ
Awesome bike and video guys. John when you get the cam and billet rod for that engine PLEASE put the links. Hoping those same parts will fit on a newer 3.5 Tecumseh I have.
Scott Smelko
Scott Smelko 6 ամիս առաջ
So many negative comments on this one. Wth
Scott Smelko
Scott Smelko 6 ամիս առաջ
In my area 150 for that is a steal. Thst bike looks mostly unmodified except the carb and is in great shape. I just picked up a 1971 speedway stinger for 125. Flat tires, rear tire rubs on the scrub brake, no suspension, forks have been broken and welded what looks to be 3 or more times, wrong engine, leaking oil, broken kickstand. And that was the best one for the money that i could find. Got it home and poured some gas in it and it fired right up after sitting for 5 years.
Dyslexic Parrot
Dyslexic Parrot 6 ամիս առաջ
I have an old fox without handle bars. So could I just order handle bars off go power sports and get a brake cable that matches the handlebars ?
Johnny Wrench
Johnny Wrench 7 ամիս առաջ
I got a Rupp roadster
john sausages
john sausages 7 ամիս առաջ
I wish I could find one here In the uk very rare here
BFGVlogs
BFGVlogs 7 ամիս առաջ
I bought a g1 golf cart for 150 and put a bigger carb and a governer delete, best 200$ ever spent
rfair123
rfair123 7 ամիս առաջ
Sweet. I had that exact bike in about 75, tried to add a pic but can't.
MISTERPRESIDENTELECT
MISTERPRESIDENTELECT 7 ամիս առաջ
Suspension is the word, is the word, is the word that you heard It's got a groove, it's got a meaning Suspension is the time, is the place, is the motion Suspension is the way we are feeling
ronald whittaker
ronald whittaker 7 ամիս առաջ
the guys need some dome heap 'o money for bench and vice action
CHELLIE2408
CHELLIE2408 7 ամիս առաջ
I am a 66 year old Tomboy and a Grandma with 4 grand kids and some times I let my Grand kids Ride my Go Kart :) LOL
CHELLIE2408
CHELLIE2408 7 ամիս առաջ
I Love that Mini Bike, Its so Cool, Let me Run this by you, After you restore this condor Mini Bike, Why Not Raffle it off, at lets say $5.00 per ticket outside of AM-posts, AM-posts Might not like Raffles but you can Check with them, and I am sure you can post a link to a raffle site, and lets say min. of 200 raffle tickets sold before the Drawing, with free shipping in the USA, Just an Idea to throw out there. I would buy a Raffle ticket or 2 or 3 or 4 :) LOL For Real :)
SAY NO TO HUGS
SAY NO TO HUGS 7 ամիս առաջ
17:12 why does your welding shirt say hofart is that a new brand?
Devan Garcia
Devan Garcia 7 ամիս առաջ
150$ more like 20$ 😂
coc with osito
coc with osito 7 ամիս առաջ
Bro you guys a re so lucky to find all that 😭 I've trying to find some thing cheap
Chris King
Chris King 7 ամիս առաջ
i have a late 60's MTD Trail Flite that i want to refurbish, Who does your chrome work????
jlostang
jlostang 7 ամիս առաջ
I picked up 2 rupp roadster 2’s a few months ago. Same motor and diaphragm carb as yours. Restoring it as well 🤘
tomhook hook
tomhook hook 7 ամիս առաջ
You can buy brand new mini bikes for 300 bucks
DR Dan
DR Dan 7 ամիս առաջ
Somehow I think those fifty year old tires are shot.
Mr. Juan
Mr. Juan 7 ամիս առաջ
that bike would cost 559 dollars today accounting for inflation
Lesley Foster
Lesley Foster 7 ամիս առաջ
shrtlink.ca/expertana1640xxx0nli මම වරක් සොලිපාරියා මහතාට කීවෙමි, එය පිදුරු මඩුවක ඉඳිකටුවක් සෙවීමක් මෙනි ඔහු පැවසුවේ, සාගරයක විශේෂිත ජල අණුවක් සෙවීම වැනි දෙයක් වන අතර, එය විශාල ප්‍රමාණයේ නියෝග කිහිපයකින් එම කාර්යය අවතක්සේරු කළ හැකිය
John Weaver
John Weaver 7 ամիս առաջ
I have it's twin in my attic. No motor but everything else is there.... Maybe 2021 it will see life again.....
Ashley Thomas
Ashley Thomas 7 ամիս առաջ
What kinda fuel did u put in it
Monkey Bread Films
Monkey Bread Films 7 ամիս առաջ
got a 1970 speedway shrike with a tecumseh h30 35 on it and it runs fine just needs a head gasket was only $50, i might repaint it and give the original owner a flashback to his childhood
Jayb 1961
Jayb 1961 7 ամիս առաջ
I just bought complete, newish looking Doodlebug last week. My new $15 carb should be here tomorrow. The old gas turned into varnish like molasses. Anyone want to buy a carburator looking molasses dispenser?
Theboss47
Theboss47 7 ամիս առաջ
150$ 😳
Kory C
Kory C 7 ամիս առաջ
Drinking game: Every time they say GoPowerSports, drink.
Arnold Kelly
Arnold Kelly 7 ամիս առաջ
What's the name of the app you're using on your phone to measure speed? All your videos are great! You guys have inspired me to start looking for my first go kart frame so i can build one for myself. 😊
Jordan Knibbe
Jordan Knibbe 7 ամիս առաջ
That same item would cost 25 bucks in 1969
Daniel Terry
Daniel Terry 7 ամիս առաջ
Nice minibike!Those old designs are really cool!
Jimmy Tippett
Jimmy Tippett 8 ամիս առաջ
Put the 2stroke on it
Victor Blackwood
Victor Blackwood 8 ամիս առաջ
I 69 or 70 JC Penneys sold a mini bike called The Golden Pinto and It was 149.00. We had about 10 kids in the neighborhood with mini bikes. We had too much fun. Honda Mini Trail was 312.00 . I bought a 1972 Honda SL 100 brand new with my hard earned money and it was 525.00 still remember that day. Now I am 62. Never had so much fun with so little. Life was simple and safe then. Chattanooga TN
Dan Patch
Dan Patch 8 ամիս առաջ
Is there a way to donate things to you guys
anonymous
anonymous 8 ամիս առաջ
$79.00= $280 in 2020 dollars Also why do you guys use HUGE FUEL LINE? You can run a sbc off it
David Kelm
David Kelm 8 ամիս առաջ
kinda looks like a Bronco 50 mini bike I had back in the 70's except it was 2 stroke I couldn't get parts and it became doomed I was one sad boy 😞
dick johnson
dick johnson 8 ամիս առաջ
awesome bike have one my self replaced the motor with a factory NOS briggs raptor motor
Sebastian Railey
Sebastian Railey 8 ամիս առաջ
Y’all should do a Baja warrior build
Ken's small engine repair
Ken's small engine repair 8 ամիս առաջ
What size chain is on it?
Dat NOT Me
Dat NOT Me 8 ամիս առաջ
👍👀
6mile Hpgame
6mile Hpgame 8 ամիս առաջ
Can you guys give me some pointers on how I can boost up my 50cc moped
Mark A Smith
Mark A Smith 8 ամիս առաջ
Yeah it was a comment on that getting old and was the quiet stuff that was funny
Mark A Smith
Mark A Smith 8 ամիս առաջ
Hey great mini bike don't you just love vintage mini bikes they're my favorite
Aircooled Andy
Aircooled Andy 8 ամիս առաջ
Does the front suspension work or is it just for show?
josh malone
josh malone 8 ամիս առաջ
Okay I'm 13 and have a doodle bug mini bike with a 212 cc predator engine can someone help me convince my dad to let me take the governor off the engine😂😁👍thanks
Trents outdoors
Trents outdoors 8 ամիս առաջ
Hey cars and cameras what app do you guys use for your top speed runs because I’ve just finished my mini bike build and I would like to know how fast it goes
jimmyjackass
jimmyjackass 8 ամիս առաջ
You ever see a Kawasaki Coyote ? Has a 3.5 Kawasaki copy of a Briggs and Stratton motor. I have had a few. I have seen them sell for up to 4 to 5 Gs. The kawasaki Parnell Jones KV 75 are my favorite mini's 2 stroke 3 speed. Some are street legal They will smoke the CT 70s
timothy chack
timothy chack 8 ամիս առաջ
I'm having trouble finding any cool things from my younger years around my area. So maybe just a custom build would work better .. always a big kid at heart
CHELLIE2408
CHELLIE2408 7 ամիս առաջ
Same Here :) I am a 66 year old Tomboy and a Grandma with 4 grand kids and some times I let my Grand kids Ride my Go Kart :) LOL
matthew cornelison
matthew cornelison 8 ամիս առաջ
I got it figured out. Jon has always got the camera pointed at him gabbing none stop, telling Issac what to do watching while issac works, buys all the parts. ie, holds the money. Issac lays the pipe and John receives
gaskins garage
gaskins garage 8 ամիս առաջ
Just found two 97cc dirt bugs in a old shed for 50$
Simon Vesely
Simon Vesely 8 ամիս առաջ
Hey @CarsandCameras I had a question about how to tune a mikuni carb on a stage 1 (almost stage 2) predator 212cc non-hemi. I’ve adjusted the fuel richness with the needle but still can’t get it to run right at full throttle. Runs great from 0-32mph (0-85% throttle) then it cuts down to idle. Any ideas or advice? Thanks!
Dave Syrette
Dave Syrette 8 ամիս առաջ
Hello. I love your videos. I need some help . I have a 49cc big bore pocket bike motor and I want to hook up a kill switch. We have had 3 different kill switches and they all don't work when we plug them in to the motor. So something is wrong. There is one wire coming from the motor and I am assuming it is a kill switch accessory wire. It has two plug in ports so my kill switches all plug in but do not stop the motor. What am I doing wrong. Please help.
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