Friday, August 31, 2012

Starting on the Seat Pan Pattern

got the sissy all mounted and tacked into place rear fender is solid as a rock starting on the seat pan so I can make sure it will be covered in time as to not hold the build up then I will jump back to the rest of the sissy bar and move onto the mid control mounts next just some pics of a really rough pattern for the seat this is just to get an idea of the shape it will have I have to go back and get some good trimming and shaping done on this then transfer it over to some steel Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Starting on the Rear Fender and Sissybar

Started working on the rear fender and the beginnings of the sissy bar Im going to build a trident style bar but out of round tube instead of the square stock Beginnings of the lower fender mount Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Start of the Sissy Bar and Rear Fender Mount Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Photobucket Photobucket Just Getting Some Ideas For The Brake Side Mid Control Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Rear Wheel All Spaced Up just need to cut the correct spacers for the outer portion of the axle that slips into the slots on the axle plates Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

New Parts Arrived and New Parts Went on Coreys Shovel

some more parts showed up and some more parts went on 21" front spool with buchanans stainless spokes and new avon speedmaster front tire all ready to go all brand new Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Fab Kevin Rear Disc Brake Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App got a little cutting and welding done on the frame also the right side stock forward control must have broke a long time ago and was repaired by a god awful flat stock and bad welds so I cut and ground it all off and smoothed it out. We are going with mid controls on this bike so its not needed Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Cut the rear tank mounts and part of the top motor mount to clear the new gas tank and re welded the top motor mount to the frame Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Just some mock up with the gas tank and stuff on it have to line up the rear wheel and then get to work on mounting the rear fender Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Thursday, August 23, 2012

M5 Morris Magneto Installed on my personal 93" shovelhead bike

So thats its I finally ripped off my electronic ignition (this was my last bike with electronic igntion and I hated it) so I got the Morris Magneto M5 Auto Mag on and all setup and running today the bike feels a hell of a lot stronger and throttle response is a lot stronger also there is a reason that Im a Morris Magneto dealer and its because they make an absolutely great product heres a vid of it running I love the clear cap that Morris makes photo of it on the bike Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

More Parts Showed Up and Some Pics on the Ground

Okay got enough parts in today to keep me busy and start geting the baby back together Also the original paint AMF tank came in today and Im loving it gonna look great on the bike Im going to have the rear fender painted to match this tank and pinstriped with the same colors Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Biltwell Sanderson Pegs Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Fab Kevin rear brake caliper and bracket (only going with a rear brake on the build no front brake so I want it to still stop well for Corey so I went with this caliper setup) Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Original Paint Tank Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Corey decided to stay with the 4" over front end for that more traditional style "Frisco" look So Im super happy about that just some pics of it down on the ground Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Monday, August 20, 2012

Hardtail is finished on Coreys Bike and mock up begins

got the frame back from Mike at 47 Industries just want to say a big thank you from him the frame came out absolutely amazing Mike and Ryan did a fantastic job it look like a factory hardtail not an added on hardtail at all the re pop axle plates completely set the look off and Mike also incorporates some minor little bends in the rear legs that the factory wishbone frame has when I got home I was comparing it to my stock 1948 wishbone frame that has a pan/shovel motor in it and its dead nuts on my frame is an original that my dad had since the early 1960's and Im absolutely thrilled at the end result that Mike achieved with the stock shovelhead frame here so on to the pics these are just for mock up the front end has to be cut down its got that groovy authentic frisco stance going on right now the tubes are about 4" over so they will get cut to stock or -2 soon just mocking things up to get a feel for what I have to work with here Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Friday, August 17, 2012

Hardtail Almost Finished

decided on a different color for the lower legs Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App one down one to go Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App hardtail on the frame is almost done big thanks to Mike from 47 Industries for the work I dont have a frame jig yet so I wasnt able to properly do this and I support Mikes work as its top notch also Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Coreys Lowers are Shaved

lowers are shaved have to powdercoat them to match the trees then new seals etc. in them and the front end is all done hoping to have everything back together as a roller by the middle of next week Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App and the belt drive showed up today also Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App