This maintenance page was designed to be a general maintenance reference page for current and future Free-Way owners.

Free-Way Specs

The Free-Way was available in two models:

Model MPG Top Speed Original Cost
(July 1981)
Length Width Height Weight
Gas Engine Up to 100mpg 65 $3495 115" 53" 51" 700lbs
Electric Up to 35mpc 50 $3995 115" 53" 51" 700lbs



Part Name Part Number Supplier Info
Brake Cable (parking break) 16388204 Orscheln, Moberly, MO (660) 263-4377....Min order qty. is 10
Brake Shoes (rear) 3203076 Bendix Automotive Aftermarket, Jackson, TN (901) 423-1300
Chain 5-30 HSL Txubaki or Diamond or RK 84 pitches w/connecting link Any local cycle shop should be able to order this
Drive Belt Gates #6028 Gates Rubber Co. 999 So. Broadway Denver, CO or check your local snowmobile or golf cart shop
Hubs HM506 Housel Miller Cherryvalle, KS
Mufflers 17562-A Nelson Ind. P.O. Box 428 Stoughton, WI (608) 873-4200.... Special built, approx. $350.00
Paint Corvette Yellow - L10Y3375

Poppy Red (orange) - L10E2366

Bright Red - L10R3683

Sherwin Williams (automotive)
Shocks front-600169/P1072 rear-600165/P0122 these are Gabriel numbers but can be cross referenced to other brands, check your local auto parts store
Sparkplug #RL 85 or L 82C Champion Plugs local hardware or auto parts store
Tail Light, Mirror, License Plate Light 438 Snap In Peterson Man. 4200 E. 135th St. Grandview, MO 64030 (816) 765-2000
Fiberglass Body Parts Upper body, lower body, doors, seat, firewall Sunrise fiberglass (612) 462-4313
Lucite Windows Windshield, Left door, Right side, Quarter window, rear hatch, headlight cover, sunroof, snapvent Crown Plastics 9835 W. 69th St. Eden Prarie, MN (612) 941-9000
Brake Cable 16388204 Orscheln 1177 N. Morley Moberly, MO 65270 (660)263-4377
Ignition Switch KSI 32 Echlin Napa
Sprockets 14 tooth #50BS 14H 7/8" bore, 52 tooth #5 7" bore G-Riffco Inc. 1011 Currie Ave. North Minneapolis, MN 55403 (612)338-7355
Engine Parts or Service Manual 691462A Tecumseh Grafton, WI 53024 (414)377-2700
Jackshaft Bearing w/Housing #VAS 7/8" Fafnir, Insert only - VASGRA014RRB Minnesota Brearing 821 2nd Ave. Minneapolis, MN (612)374-2100
Jackshaft Spacer and Jackshaft Gear and Broach 8801 E. Research Center Rd. New Hope, MN 55428 (612) 533-0672
Wheel Bearings w/races A-14 Timken Standard trailer bearing any auto parts store would have
Lower Ball Joint mm12z 3/4 ball joint Bearings and Drives 1920 Shawnee Road Eagan, MN 55122 (612)452-3112
Oil Pump Walbro 630 Columbia St. Caro, MI 48723
Front and Rear Drum #B4150051 Any trailer manufacturer or sales shop, the rear is the same as the front except it has a groove machined into it to hold the sprocket.
Comet Drive Parts
clutch buttons 206458 driver clutch spring 205857
driven clutch spring 203130 puller bolt 206189
driver sclutch 208490 clutch lube 204097
pucks 206514
Hoffco Inc./Comet Ind. 358 NW F Street St. Richmond, IN 47514 (317)966-8161
Salsbury Drive Parts
drive belt 704043 clutch slipper (button) 703731
driven clutch model 780 N2285 driver clutch model 7805 N2377
driven clutch spring 702970
Salsbury Ind. 1010 E. 62nd St. Los Angeles, CA 90001 (213) 232-6181
Weatherstripping 40-0359-99 Steele Rubber Products 6180 Hwy 150 East Denver, NC 28037-9735 1-800-544-8665, fax (704) 483-6650