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Been a while since I have been on here so I thought I probally should show yas my next one......

Here's the past few for those of you who don't know me.







And now for the next one..........

Those of you wondering what I may be up to next. Well its gunna be a chopper based on a 70's showbike theme. As you may know I had a mustang tank sittin around and a 34 harley frame and a 4-inch over WL springer front end. Will keep collecting bits to build her. The tank was painted over the Winter Madness II weekend by one of Plodge's mates Stewie. Bloody good job too....









 

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Have picked up some more parts for the project last year while in the states with plodgy,

The headlight is the first one off the line from the boys at Mooneyes. Chico was just finishing it when we got there. I has originally ordered one of the limited Cole Foster ones but when chico showed me his variation with the rib on the top I change my mind and got the other one. PIcked up a nice moon finned aircleaner and a moon oil tank.

Now while in Sydney last week me an Plodgy went to DEUS and found out the owner had opened a harley shop just a short walk away as well. Had a stock 34 pickup in it and all the usual big wheeled OCC chopper crap. BUT they are also the only Aussie agents for ZERO engineering stuff. 4 x Zero bikes on the showroom floor will start another thread and get Plodgy to put up the pics. Picked up a set of builtwell bars jsut like I was looking for.











 

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Now after some serious discussion with the voices in my head I decided that electrical tape and cable ties may not be quite adequate for holding my bars on as I peel out from the boozer with the front wheel lofted 3 feet in the air SO...............

some blingy goodness







 

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OK so after about 4 tabs for lunch today I decided I needed to fuk around with the rear fender guard thingy...
Now in the intrest of being TRADITIONAL blah blah blah i had a look around the shed last night after a few cans and
found a unique tailight that would do just nicely....

guard...



hmmmm cut a fugen hole in it maybe....





Hmmm now where did that light go??????





Now t make a piece out of steel to fill it all in with a nice swage line don the top to match the guard.
 

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Now me ol china and partner in crime at FAB came to the rescue with a carb. A S&S E series was found laying in his man cave not being used. An being the top sort he is offered it to me to put on me bike. The engine is supposed to be here this week as well??

Carb...







Air cleaner by mooneyes





 

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Now me ol mate Gunna came through today with the Crate mota as promised.....



Got it home and took the poxy evo carby and air cleaner off. The manifold suits the E series S & S as well. Had a win!



Frame looked huge till me an Plodge put the mota in. Filled it up just nicely.....

 

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Now after getting my bike stand back from "Flames Kustom Bike emporioum" I got the shovel off the bench and onto my bike lifter thingy. Happy now Labrat.....

Started to mock up some bits as well just to work out where all the bits are gunna go.......





















 

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at first I thought puke when I saw the tank on the 34 frame.

but then I started to smell this shovelhead coming together and I got myself under control.
 

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I gotta say, Its dawn refreshing to see another true old school chopper being built in ozzie.... Most guys ruin it with ridiculous catalogue parts.

I love that tank, the stance of the bike is perfect with that front end. Bars ain't my thing but they suit the bike well so far.

Looking forward to more progress.
 

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I gotta say, Its dawn refreshing to see another true old school chopper being built in ozzie.... Most guys ruin it with ridiculous catalogue parts.

I love that tank, the stance of the bike is perfect with that front end. Bars ain't my thing but they suit the bike well so far.

Looking forward to more progress.
 

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uh...............yeah that's rad. I was hoping that you weren't going to run a flathead. nice
 

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Yup gunna sort out the rear fender when I get the correct wheel an tyre in it. Cheers for the comments.

Ben
 
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