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    Hey all, I'm currently building a 70 XLCH chopper, I imported the bike into Australia from the US in parts. I bought it already as a hardtail, it's an earlier short frame with an unknown weld on hardtail. I'm trying to get the rear wheel set up and brake working correctly, chain aligned before...
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    I have a 77 ironhead chopper, electric start only that needs a battery and i'm struggling to find concise requirements for the bike. the original builder also made a stupid small battery tray so that's making it even harder to find something that will work. so far my understanding is that the...
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    David from Austin Tx. I have a few bikes (2003 Harley Heritage Softail, 1971 Triumph Daytona Chopper, 1981 CB750). I'm currently focusing on the 71 Triumph. Doing rewiring, wishing to change it from positive earth to negative earth...looking for info. This bike is very interesting. It has...
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    Many disagree with this decision, but... a mere six months after my chopper was finished, I am going to re-do it. It's not that I like wasting money, I have just changed my mind. That happens with A.D.D. In order to register my '57 in North Carolina, I had to hand in my New Jersey title. I...
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    Its my first post! Hey all - 45s, WLs G motors, I like all the 45 cu flatheads! My next project is this 1939 G motor that was set up as a chopper. It was sitting for at least 15 years in a back yard in Los Angeles area. I bought it a few moths ago for $2,000! Im panning on making a racer / with...
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    My chopper is almost complete. Engine break-in will be critical, so I was going to add a bicycle speedometer just to keep track of the initial miles on the bike for that all important first oil change and adjustments. Has anyone ever used one of those on a motorcycle before? Are they accurate...
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    Hey Everyone, A bit about me, Been riding since I was 15, (26 now) but haven't had the time or money due to school to invest in to a true project of my own, other than the maintenance and repairs on my '15 Yamaha XV950 and my '06 Dyna. I work out of shop in Brooklyn with some fellow bike...
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    Include info about your bike(s), your scene, your job, your projects, etc. I recently sold a 1973 Triumph I refurbished. When I was done it was red and 9ft long. I currently have a 2005 Yamaha Road Star 1700 that was in HORRENDOUS shape due to the previous owner, but I'm fixing that crap. I...
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    Anyone recognize this survivor Knucklehead chopper? I picked up the frame, a Fury springer fork, '36-'39 Knucklehead trans, and misc parts at an auction in Indiana last week. MORE PICS HERE From a comment on instagram, someone said they recognize it and that it was in Street Chopper back in...
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    CityAdaStateOHPricevariousGot a bunch of Ironhead parts i need to get rid of. 1977 Ironhead frame, no paperwork, nice straight frame w/swingarm $100 SOLD- 35mm Showa dual disc lowers (have axle caps, not shown) 35mm Kayaba tubes, 28" length, kinda rough $20 1000cc Primary cover, has a weld...
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    Wait?! What!? A long bike from Angry Monkey Motorcycles? Say it isn't so! Yep, it is for real, and it is also a "unit" bike to boot. This client build has been started for over a year but because of frame delays, outside of my realm of control, it is only now starting in earnest. The plan is...
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    CityN Slat LakeStateUTPrice18,500 OBOA prime example of a 1970's chopper. This bike was built two years ago for myself, its been on two trips through Idaho and Montana and is a great bike that not only gets looks wherever it goes but also handles great and is very fun to ride. Bike was built to...
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    Just figured I'd show this sweet '59 survivor up I just picked up, was told it was chopped 40 years ago or so and been sitting for the last 20. Can't wait to get her ripping!! Needs a little engine work done and some wiring etc..., not sure if anyone knows a good old Brit shop in eastern or...
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    CityClancyStateMtPricevariesIf you are looking for that hero status, here is your chance.. old, crusty, and ready to make you look awesome.. Molded survivor Panhead chopper project. Really hate to sell this thing, but I am oh so close to finishing up the construction on my new shop and these...
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    As some of you know, i've been collecting parts to put a Pre-Unit Triumph together. Picked up a set of cases at Wauseon a couple years ago (intended for a trike project that seems to have gotten lost in the clutter...). Then i got an OE rigid frame that needs a little love. Those parts have...
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    Hi again! Time for the next story. You guys may remember some of my bikes like Woodscrews (An Evo abortion that turned into a full re-do) and my FX/Knucklehead-framed cone motor thing. My master plan was to start working backwards and just keep getting older and older shit, but it didn't work...
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    CityHuntington beachStatecaliforniaPrice69991975 Harley Davidson shovelhead superglide fx. Runs great, starts first kick, matching frame, and engine numbers, paint on tins is in very nice condition, Clear title as 1975 HD. shaved front end, 21 front wheel 16 rear wheel. ready to ride. contact me...
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