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Old 08-15-2010, 08:35 PM   post #1 of 39
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Hi Guys, boy I like CL found me a Heald VT-7 Super Bronc while it's not a beauty queen it does run and drive and it will give me some thing to do this fall/winter. Here she is:



This is the Trail Bronc that I finally got running.


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Old 08-16-2010, 12:10 AM   post #2 of 39
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Very nice find! I believe those mini bikes were manafactured in the 70's through the early eightys. Is that a Tuscumseh motor? Looks very clean!
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Old 08-16-2010, 01:29 AM   post #3 of 39
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Great find GB in MN,

- you will have fun rides with that "Heald" and the "Super Bronc" model / very nice

Here is a link I found / as I didn't know about all the mini bikes in production, years ago:
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Old 08-16-2010, 01:11 PM   post #4 of 39
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Thanks guys the Trail Bronc VT3 has a 5 hp Tecumseh and the Super Bronc VT7 has a 7 hp Tecumseh, the SB has electric start which is nice . Will strip both this Fall/winter and repaint etc.
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GB in MN, You probably can ride that bike all day and still have some gas! Thanks for posting the pics. Be sure and send us some more eye candy when you restore it.
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Old 08-29-2010, 06:48 AM   post #6 of 39
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They're some neat old bikes. I had a Rupp like that growing-up. Thanks for the pics
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Old 08-30-2010, 09:20 PM   post #7 of 39
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Nice bikes!
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Old 09-01-2010, 01:59 AM   post #8 of 39
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Nice bikes, I've got a couple that I'd like to get going someday, a little bigger than yours. Ed
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Old 09-01-2010, 09:45 AM   post #9 of 39
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Here's a really good forum for Mini Bike's

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Old 09-01-2010, 01:43 PM   post #10 of 39
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Hi eveled,whose the mfg, the one with no engine kind of looks like a Tote goat(?) the other I have not seen before.
Yea Motown, thats a good mini bike site, lots and lots of photos and information there.
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Old 09-01-2010, 06:13 PM   post #11 of 39
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Here's a couple of photos since I've been working on the Super Bronc and got it running rode it more today:


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Awesome find. The fact that it has all the parts is a huge accomplishment in itself. I wasn't so lucky. I got my hands on a Superbronc that has the wheels the fenders and even a good Tec 10th motor but I can't find the clutch/brake combination Tav. This didn't have the jackstaff setup but I am sure it would work if I flipped the rear wheel but would rather have th the tav and brake all in one deal. I have had a few people promise to get me one over the last few months but here I am without the Tav. If anyone has one let me know.

Again awesome find. I would also like to find a trail bronc eventually.
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Very cool!

Thanks for the pic's.

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Nice find!! I've always liked those. I have one of their trikes I assembled from a kit years ago. We still use it!
What part of MN are you in, I'm in the cities.
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Hi Guys, SERadtke, I'm near Alexandria, MN, when did you buy your Super Bronc and which model is it?
Savian1973, yea finding a Tav system can be tough, I have seen them on e bay once in a while and the sell for lots of money. Have you talked to Ron at Power Tec in Benton Harbor, Mi. from what I learned from him is the 10 hp was very hard on the Tav system a little to much torque for the system so later on Heald came out with the VT-10-40 which used the bigger clutches like on the Super Trykes and went back to a jackshaft with the rear wheel turned back like the VT-7's but I can understand wanting to try and keep it original. Mine is a VT-7 with the 7hp Tec. Here's a couple of photos of it now:

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