Shovelhead Chopper for sale. $8500
For sale is my Shovelhead Chopper. Purchased as a basket case 3 years ago, every part of this bike has been rebuilt from the ground up. This is a highly unique bike and many of its components are hand made. Some of the unique features include a wooden dash insert mounted flush into a hand formed gas tank, and wooden floorboards that each actuate the foot clutch and rear brake respectively. The springer is hand made, too. It is 6" over stock and features dual disk brakes. It works flawlessly. The frame has been chopped 6" up 2" out. Other hand made parts include: oil tank, intake manifold, stainless steel exhaust, mini sissy bar, handlebars, seat pan, and many other small items.
The engine was rebuilt from the crankpin out, and a copy of the balance sheet will be provided at the time of sale. It features a fully balanced flywheel assembly, new bearings and bushings everywhere, Keith Black forged pistons, and dual plugged heads. Other vital engine information:
New Kibblewhite Valves and Rowe Guides
Andrew's high lift valve spring and collar set
The rockers have been machined and proper end gap established
Heads have been mildly ported, dual plugged, and planed .015"
Copper head gaskets
Cylinders have been turned down .100" with a .005" Squish step to ensure no blown head gaskets.
11.0/1 compression (premium fuel only!)
Solid lifter conversion
Andrew's B grind camshaft
Fully rebuilt oil pump
As you can see a lot of work went into the engine. It has worked great for 3500+ miles on the rebuild and is fast and strong! The transmission has been fully rebuilt as well with all new bearings and seals installed. I also put new Andrew's close ratio 3rd gears in the tranny. It is jockey shift and kick only.
The wheel bearings, neck bearings and springer bushings were all replaced during the engine rebuild. The front tire (Avon) has good tread left, and the rear (also Avon) has only had 1000 miles put on it. A new chain was recently installed when I put a vented rotor and new pads on the rear brake.
All of the work was done in house at our machine shop. This is a solid bike with more than 600 working hours in building it. It has won multiple trophies at several shows. You will NEVER park next to another one like it, nor will you get a more custom bike for this amount of money. Health issues are forcing sale and I cant keep it for long. The labor alone to build a machine like this would be well over $10k easily. You will not be disappointed in this machine.
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