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1981 Schwinn King Sting 26

1981 Schwinn King Sting 26

I rebuilt this bike and finished it February 2015. It was blue with yellow sidewinder forks, new BMX parts (see last picture) but I wanted to go old school on all parts and chrome plate the frame.

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Frame Number: Partial so no lookup possible (guessing 1981)

~~~ New Build Plan ~~~

Parts breakdown:

Frame: Chrome: 1981 18" Schwinn King Sting BMX
Rear hub: Silver, NOS Suntour coaster brake
Front hub: Silver, NOS Schwinn high flange
Rims: Blue, NOS UKAI 26" x 2.125" HE
Seat: Black, NOS Brooks B72
Bottom bracket: Schwinn with NOS Shimano spindle
Cranks: Silver, NOS Team Schwinn 170mm
Chainring: Blue, 42T Sugino
Chain: Nickel, KMC 1/8"

Chain Ring Bolts: Blue, NOS Aluminum CWC Sugino

Handlebars: Chrome, King Sting
Pedals Blue, MKS BM-7
Forks: Chrome, NOS Schwinn King Sting
Headset: Silver, Hatta BMX aluminum
Stem: Blue, Schwinn (re-anodized)
Seat post clamp: Blue, NOS Schwinn
Seat post: Chrome, King Sting
Tires: Black, 26" Cheng Shin Snakebellies 26x2.125

I hope you all enjoy this custom build.