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    Anybody ever fix something on your car with bike parts??

    Just fixed a pivot in my cars shifter with a chainring bolt I wish I had pictures of it, but that's not something I was thinking of at 12:30AM.

    Anybody else use bike parts to fix something on your car??

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    Um, no.
    Some days you eat the bar, some days the bar eats you.

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    Jury rigged a remote hood release with a brake cable once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryank930
    Just fixed a pivot in my cars shifter with a chainring bolt I wish I had pictures of it, but that's not something I was thinking of at 12:30AM.

    Anybody else use bike parts to fix something on your car??
    I once held a window crank mechanism with an old road bike brake shoe. Turns out my old beater Jetta window crank plate needed an M6 1.0 thread, and all I had handy was a brake shoe.

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    i just swapped out my steering wheel with a 110mm stem and some riser bars. i wired my brake pedal to some old avid brake levers and rigged my manual transmission to some old xt shifters.
    the gas pedal and clutch are now a set of xt cranks with spd pedals. problem i'm having now is i have to wear my bike shoes to drive.

    was thinking of swapping out the bucket seats for a new WTB saddle, but decided against it. i think i'm going to install a 120mm stem so i can recline a couple more clicks.

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    My car was a bit heavy, so I took out the suspension and switched to V-brakes...

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    I finally took a pic of my ghetto work. Looks like it belongs there.


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    I didn't have the right length bolts to pull a crank pully on one of my Camrys... turns out the long shock pivot bolts on my bike were perfect for the job.

    -Charlie

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    The throttle cable on my 1960 Willys was a tandem brake cable.

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    Nope, but I have used r/c car clutch shims to space out disc brake calipers. They're the right diameter and come in different thicknesses.

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    Replaced a broken wheel stud with a Ti skewer.
    :wq

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    Sure


    175mm square taper cranks


    they work pretty well.


    888 Direct mount stems to hold the big Hella's in place


    Also made this "dog Mat" out of road bike tires





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    Quote Originally Posted by patineto
    Sure

    Also made this "dog Mat" out of road bike tires




    Now that is cool!
    Get off the couch and ride! :)

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    My old Focus had a shift cable for a throttle cable.

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