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07-28-2013, 9:00 AM
Just wanted to share my "fun project" with everyone. I wish I had some process photos, but you get the main idea:D

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Started with a crusty Bird Engineering "Foremost Golden Pinto" Frame

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De-Crustified, sanded, re sanded, re sanded, primed. Media blasted the Rupp Turbine wheels and painted the rims black. They were originally chrome, but had a lot of pitting from shitty paint and rust, so after blasting I went with gloss black.

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Back in gold, this time there is some big flake though

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No project is complete without the obligatory Chopcult sticker

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07-28-2013, 9:25 AM
I bet its wicked hard to ride that without grinning from ear to ear! haha! Nice job!

07-28-2013, 9:34 AM
I bet its wicked hard to ride that without grinning from ear to ear! haha! Nice job!

You're damn right!! haha! Couldn't have said it better myself.