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Old 08-24-2014, 05:02 PM   #1
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Thought id share some pics, here is parts for my next bike "Bug Eyes". You know how it goes trying to piece a bike together... Its gonna be a long time til.....
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:14 PM   #3
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:22 PM   #4
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Trying to pick the tank.... what would you use?

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Old 08-24-2014, 05:34 PM   #5
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This is how Bug Eyes looks zip tied together at the moment....

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Old 08-24-2014, 05:36 PM   #6
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Very nice JPT. - But you need more rear fender choices

Btw. I like how all the tanks are shown with gas caps. And the Littlejohn coffin is a good memory.
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:37 PM   #7
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It looked better layin' on the ground!!
Just BYB, great start...
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:40 PM   #8
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Decisions, decisions, decisions! You're off to a great start!
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Bars,lights licence plate mount,oil tank,risers,seat,rear rim & tire all stink and the front brake is too big. Dont mean to be rude just honest.
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Bars,lights licence plate mount,oil tank,risers,seat,rear rim & tire all stink and the front brake is too big. Dont mean to be rude just honest.
I disagree. I like the rear rim and the risers. I would choose the barrel oil tank, the Banana Wassell, and the tuck and roll frame mounted seat. You'll finger it out.
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Old 08-24-2014, 06:26 PM   #11
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With the wide set on the headlights, I'd think the mustang would flow better but, you'd need bars that were rounded in the bends.
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Old 08-24-2014, 06:31 PM   #12
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I'll finger it out.... Everything is subject to change, bars, lights, oil tank... The girder
came with wheel & risers.


No motor yet...

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oh HELL YEAH. that super glide tank and mustang seat are fucking killing it
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I like that idea with the headlights. I've thought about running a pair of the same lights using the 2 year only dual headlight bracket that was used with the I-beam frontend on the RL's. It looks like you might have shortened up that girder that you've got there. Those single-spring girders have such a nice simple clean look to them.

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yea finger it out
one of my classic moves(school boy thing)
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oh HELL YEAH. that super glide tank and mustang seat are fucking killing it
Yeah that combination does look great!

What are your plans for a motor?
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Ha, and I was just going to say "Anything but the Superglide tank"! I think they belong on swingarm frames

I kinda like the first 'bug-eyes' mock up, but the lack of shiny chrome at the bottom of the forks is distracting - I take it Geo is correct in saying they've been shortened?
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More zip ties... Thanks for the help on sorting things out guys. Here it is close to the way little d said. I dont know the history on the scout girder, does anybody have the stock length measurement so we could find out? The motor will be pre 70's. If the orange fender is used should it have struts or sissy bar?

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This one is almost 29 inches long on the front straight part... keep in mind it has no fork cups or bearings so things looked kinda jacked

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Old 08-26-2014, 02:43 AM   #20
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I like the super glide tank version also. I'd go with struts with that seat. If you run a siisy bar the seat has to extend back a little more to make it flow.
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