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RE:AGE / VALUE: Vintage Mongoose question(s)

Posted by Jim on 12/5/2005 at  1:31:20 AM

Actually MOTOTRACs were made by BMX Products.They are similar to a Mongoose but have looptail dropouts and solid front gussetts with T's stamped in them.

If you check the BB shell on your frame the serial # gives away when it was made.There should be 2 rows of digits and the top one will tell you when the frame was made.The first nmeral is the year.IE 0=1980,9=1979 and so on.The serial # usually looks like this:

CH9
872345

In my example this would be a 1979 frame.If the serial # starts with a T you have a full chromo frame (Team mongoose,Supergoose) and if there is no T it is only half chromo (Mongoose).

Good luck!

by: 68.191.182.5


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