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Forum: The Board 06-28-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Get on it man! Build!!
Forum: The Board 06-28-2017, 09:15 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Here are before and after a....I liked the original that's why I bought it but I had some changes in mind I wanted a drum front brake, a higher sissy bar, A sportster tank, an old L carb, old style...
Forum: The Board 05-08-2017, 09:48 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Slabside Shovelhead

Looking good! Never ran a mag and watching carefully......bike is coming along nicely...
Forum: The Board 05-08-2017, 08:39 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Rear is a big ol' Firestone 5x16
Front is a 21" Firestone available at Coker Tire

https://www.cokertire.com/firestone-motorcycle-ribbed-21-inch.html
Forum: The Board 05-03-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

I keep the handlebar mechanism lubed properly and it snaps shut nicely

Thanks!
Forum: The Board 04-28-2017, 10:20 PM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

I have a grand total of about 50 miles on it so far, it has rained for 25 days here in the month of April in Massachusetts but now we finally have good weather so I'm going to get some road trips in....
Forum: The Board 04-28-2017, 06:14 PM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Found a polished bagel for the carb

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm39/bbqbiker69/62CC8FEE-9552-4325-9B1A-2C5B84834182_zpsh6ypzxwx.jpg...
Forum: The Board 04-08-2017, 01:23 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

I had a Super E on it but switched to an S&S GBL because I like the look of the older carb. My knee just tucks under it but if the performance and ergonomics suck I have the Super on standby.

The...
Forum: The Board 04-07-2017, 07:41 AM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Stopped in to see motor Jesus and check out my shovel all done. Woulda rode it home but there was a thunderstorm and I was scared.
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Forum: The Board 04-05-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Thanks!

I have the guys at Rat Racing in Tiverton Ri to thank for all the nice work. Constant rain here in Massachusetts but maybe a ride in 4 days when it stops??
Forum: Event Announcements 04-01-2017, 07:49 PM
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Posted By bbqbiker
The Race of Gentleman

Anyone going to this? I got my hotel room booked and riding down with my Woman (weather permitting) Friday AM and staying till Monday. Looks to be a good time
June 9-11 Fri-Sat-Sun
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Forum: The Board 03-29-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Almost done

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm39/bbqbiker69/209918B7-FC5B-4129-B68B-DCEA9C2E4A85_zpsldvam3uy.jpg...
Forum: The Board 03-26-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

It's got a chain and float...very toilet-like. I expect to replace the float as soon as it gets wrecked with shitty fuel
Forum: The Board 03-25-2017, 09:56 PM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Tank and fender came out wicked pissah!

Should be riding shortly

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm39/bbqbiker69/EF7CDA89-8EE0-4E0B-B795-701F0B81590B_zpsugydvuy4.jpg...
Forum: The Board 03-07-2017, 08:33 PM
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Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

I think I want a gas gauge. How about a kewl NOS fuel gas gauge/cap? Thanks Motor Jesus!

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm39/bbqbiker69/IMG_8132_zpsd54y1xkj.jpg...
Forum: The Board 02-07-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

All mocked up, just needs petcock/fuel line and throw on the big sissybar when it arrives. The tank and rear fender getting stripped and repainted Choppa Black

Pretty happy with the cosmetic...
Forum: The Board 02-03-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

How's yours coming along? Saw it when you 1st started
Forum: The Board 02-02-2017, 09:56 AM
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Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Progress! Motors back in frame, pipes on......shit's about to get real

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm39/bbqbiker69/8513DB13-AFEC-4D27-9688-54F1DEA6AFD2_zpsjmrvdwh4.jpg...
Forum: The Board 01-29-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

I think I may sometimes? Is it contagious? Should I talk to someone about it?

I'm worried now.....:(
Forum: The Board 01-28-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Is that some hooligan slang???

is that Cockney for "Git' er' dun" ??? :cool:
Forum: The Board 01-27-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Frames all done....leaky rocker gaskets replaced on da Shovel....oh yeah my Panheads are sittin on the bench all done too. Shit's happenin!
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Forum: The Board 01-26-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

The guys working on it are good ... I don't know shit about welding. but they do it for a living....
Forum: The Board 01-26-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

Nope those are lookin good. Seat post is notched for Shovel motor
Forum: The Board 01-26-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,793
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: Got my 1st Shovel

With the Super E and the Vulcan Engineering electronic ignition it's been a 1-2 kick bike. With the L carb (no accelerator) it's gonna be a prime prime prime then final kick.
Forum: The Board 01-26-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,082
Posted By bbqbiker
Re: 1952 Pan Rebuild

Pulling the trans out of my swingarm roller that previously held the 52' motor. Gonna get it cleaned up and down to Motor Jesus for mock up in the Vtwin frame.
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