Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Sometimes removal of a square head pipe plug installed into cast iron in 1972 can be difficult with your starter and motor mounts still in place. And when it strips out ,give this a try. Turn a 3/8" drive 9/16" socket around backwards and tap the square end onto the plug with a hammer, place a sacrificial 3/8" bolt in the soacket and turn with a large pipe wrench!
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Thanks Jesse for letting me race on the Chevy S-10 Team this time around. It was hell of fun driving a little V-8 powered pickup truck around Sears Point with 170 other cars! The Chicken mobile should be ready for the next one and yes BMW drivers drive like Deutsche Bags on race tracks too...
Monday, October 24, 2011
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Al's Rapid Transit nickel plated Kos bars are now in stock at Pullins Cyclery in Chico !
Friday, September 23, 2011
Made in USA. New Al's Rapid Transit heavy duty .065" wall 4130 chromoly CNC bent nickel plated Kos Clone Handle Bar with Square crossbar. These are patterned after the original Mongoose Kos Kruiser bars, but are made out of much stronger material and are 1" wider ,if you like to run new school grips. They are knurled. Aprox. 29" wide,6" tall, with 4.5" tall 3/4" square cross bar,7/8" diameter. 100% Made in the U.S.A. professionally tig-welded. Perfect for that Cook Bros. Hutch, GT, Redline, JMC ,DG, Fireman's Texas cruzer,etc.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
One New Al's Rapid Transit 4130 Chromoly Cook Style handlebar with bent crossbar for 2-finger lever clearance. Made in the USA out of 7/8" .065 wall CNC bent CR-MO with a 3/4" CNC bent cross bar. Approximately 29" wide, 9" tall, and 7" tall cross bar. Not to be confused with the original Cook Bros. Racing bars, these handlebars utilize more modern upsweep and backsweep geometry, similar to the S&M Slam bar. So you can abuse these and not have to worry about destroying a rare piece of BMX history. These are knurled ( also available un-knurled) and are raw unpainted chromoly. Professionally bent and tig-welded here in California.
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Monday, August 29, 2011
Friday, August 12, 2011
1. '77 440 HP block,std. bore, no main caps $100.
2. '74 360 block std. bore with main caps. $100.
3. '60 413 block .030 with main caps and forged 8-bolt crank. $200.
4. '74 360 heads $75. pair
5. '60 413 big block heads $75. pair
6. '77 452 casting 440 big block heads $75. pair.
7. big block LY connecting rods set of 8 $40.
8. 360 cast crank $50.
9. 440 cast crank $50.
10. Literally tons of other Mopar engine parts. 530-934-7499 / 510-387-9467 Thanks-Alan
Friday, July 22, 2011
I have a limited quantity of NOS DK RED and Blue annodized seat post clamps in 7/8" , 1" , and 1 1/8" I.D. These originally came from the DK factory as polished clamps and I sent them out and had them professionally anodized. Some of them have the original wrapper and some do not. $29.99 each . Thanks!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
New Al's Rapid Transit 7/8" aluminum seatpost. Made in the USA out of 6061 T-6 Aluminum .120" wall, aproximately 11 7/8" in length. This is a race seatpost only 5.3 ounces. Anodized over raw machined finish for a matte '80's look . Minimum insertion 4". Perfect for that GT, Cook ,Mongoose, DG, Webco, Cruiser ,or? build. Thanks! $25.00 each.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Made in USA. One new Al's Rapid Transit 7/8" layback seatpost with square tube gussett. Built from .083" wall chromoly tube with .500" square tube brace. Professionally CNC bent, tig welded and aprox. 16.5" length. Chrome plated. Shipped priority mail . 100% made in the USA. Perfect for that vintage COOK, Hutch GT, CW , Mongoose, JMC, or...
Monday, June 13, 2011
Friday, June 3, 2011
Made in USA. One new Al's Rapid Transit 7/8" 4130 layback seatpost with square tube gussett. Built from . 083" wall Chromoly tube with .500" square tube brace. Professionally CNC bent, tig welded and approximately 16.5" in length. These will need to be either nickel or chrome plated. (NOTE: Powder coating may make the outside diameter too big for your frame.) Shipped priority mail. 100% Made in the USA. Perfect for that vintage Cook Bros. Hutch, JMC , GT, CW ,Mongoose, or....
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Check out this sweet 'Rex Kwon Do' style Handlebar Commercial and Testimonial. If anyone would like to create an awesome video for us to post, we will enter you to win a free pair of Cruiser bars. Please email any videos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, April 25, 2011
Monday, April 18, 2011
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Congratulations to Team Faster Farms 1966 Plymouth Belvedere for a team best 82nd place finish at Infineon Raceway. It rained on Saturday at the 24 Hours of Lemons and with 186 cars racing in the rain there is sure to be fun and some minor body damage.
Made in USA. New Al's Rapid Transit .049" wall 4130 chromoly CNC bent powder coated Kos Clone Handle Bar. These are patterned after the original Mongoose Kos Kruiser bars, but are made out of much stronger material and are 1" wider ,if you like to run new school grips. They are not knurled. Aprox. 29" wide with 4.5" tall cross bar,7/8" (22.2mm) diameter. Available in black and clear powder coat. 100% Made in the U.S.A. professionally tig-welded. Perfect for that Cook Bros. Hutch, JMC ,DG, MTB, Mountain Bike, Fireman's Texas cruzer,etc.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Back by popular demand , a limited number of black Al's Rapid Transit 426 Hemi T-shirts are now available. Made out of 100% cotton, Fruit of the Loom T-shirts. The back has a screen printed all aluminum 500 cu.in. Keith Black Hemi engine . The front has a small Al's R/T logo. Please specify size when ordering. Available in S,M,L,XL, and XXL. $9.99 + 4.99 shipping. Thanks!!!
Monday, January 10, 2011
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
I thought for sure that the 440 in the Shrunken Fury was done for. It dropped two cylinders while driving the other day. Somehow the porcelain seperated on 2 of the hecho en Mexico Champion sparkplugs and they started to leak compression!
Two new sparkplugs later and the motor sounds better than ever!