Monday, January 14, 2013

Making Progress on the 1956 Panhead build for The Greasy Dozen

I just have to take a minute and give a big thanks to the guys at Wargasser Speed Shop for doing up a set of super narrow trees and components in brushed finish for me these are super high quality pieces here and well worth every penny thanks guys Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App I had to clearance my handlebar mounting bungs to clear the fork tube cap since the trees are now so narrow 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 some mockup pics Uploaded from the Photobucket iPad App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPad App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPad App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPad App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPad App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPad App finished up the bars they will probably get a little more forward bend to them and they are definitely getting cut down a lot narrower Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Some rough cuts and bends on the stainless handlebars Im doing for the bike and the Electric Franks Regulator that is going on it also Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App rear fender showed up today hoping to get some more work done on it next week when the other bike im building goes out for paint Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App

Friday, January 4, 2013

Cranking out some work on the Greasy Dozen '56 Panhead Build

after playing with the lines on the tank a bit I decided I wanted it to sit a little lower on the backbone so I finished up the back of the tank setction now I just have to go back and finish the bottom seam and I will probably do the mounts from underneath into the bottom of the tank 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 spent the day cleaning parts in the parts washer then pulled down the tank shell I made a few months ago off the wall and started to fit it to the bottom panel just some very early mockup pics of it Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Cleaned the motor down enough so that I can toss it back in the frame for mockup and fab work it will be getting pulled all apart for a nice freshen up and refinish Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App Uploaded from the Photobucket iPhone App cleaned the trans down and dropped it into place hopefully gonna get the motor in place tomorrow amd start to line up the drivetrain and set the rear wheel this is just for mockup the trans will be getting pulled apart and the case and cover dechromed and the internals all gone through and anything fixed as needed etc Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos