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217chops
10-06-2016, 10:48 AM
So this crazy project all started with my xs street tracker. I had finished it ride it to work a handful of times, then started having carb trouble. Got frustrated and decided to get a chopper project. Pulled the pamco ignition off it, and the pma and set off to trade it for a chopper.
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/20160612_203441_Burst01_zpsyvy3aqr0.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20160612_203441_Burst01_zpsyvy3aqr0.jpg.html)
This is my tracker I got rid of
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/IMG_4026_zpseycxfj9h.png (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/IMG_4026_zpseycxfj9h.png.html)
And this is the chopper I picked up.

The hard was welded on properly and square, anything else welded on it was shit. So a quick rewire turned into a full blown redo.

217chops
10-06-2016, 10:54 AM
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160717_000351_zps2v43dle7.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160717_000351_zps2v43dle7.jpg.html)

New foot control setup, built from a set of rear sets I never used.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160717_000319_zpspg5oomql.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160717_000319_zpspg5oomql.jpg.html)

Decide to go with a foot clutch and hand shift

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160718_215753_zpscvwqocwo.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160718_215753_zpscvwqocwo.jpg.html)

Not a great pic but I built a leaf sprung seat using half a trailer leaf.

217chops
10-06-2016, 10:59 AM
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160730_233807_zpshtzendyq.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-07/20160730_233807_zpshtzendyq.jpg.html)

More crappy pics, narrowed a strut less softail fender made for a 180 rear tire, took a little over an inch out of it. Built a square tube sissy bar, turned on end of course. And a set of square tube z-bars. For some reason I love the look of the square tube turned on end I know most people dont.

217chops
10-06-2016, 3:42 PM
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160803_212418_zpsdkv2jjq6.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160803_212418_zpsdkv2jjq6.jpg.html)

Better pic of sissy bar, z-bars, and rear fender.

Wanted to do a high mount sporty tank, so I decided to cut up one I had from another project bike. Nothing wrong with the tank I had, but my dad needed one to get his bike back on the road so I gave him that one.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160903_222051_zpsb8pd1qg5.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160903_222051_zpsb8pd1qg5.jpg.html)
Bottom of tank cut out, pretty clean inside luckily.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160903_222044_zpss7c3v0bn.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160903_222044_zpss7c3v0bn.jpg.html)
Tunnel and bottom made, not bad for my first time.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160903_230340_zpsepnve69g.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160903_230340_zpsepnve69g.jpg.html)
Cut and decided to roll some beads for strength and looks.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_101659_zpslwnupltf.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_101659_zpslwnupltf.jpg.html)
Filler for front of tank where I cut out tunnel, and mounting tabs.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_103247_zpsx94lqpif.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_103247_zpsx94lqpif.jpg.html)
Getting ready to start welding!

217chops
10-06-2016, 3:47 PM
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_204444_zps6bvk4icc.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_204444_zps6bvk4icc.jpg.html)
Decided to raise the filler neck and move it further forward on the top of the tank. Also had to extend the vent tube.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_235311_zpsmkv714wo.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160904_235311_zpsmkv714wo.jpg.html)
Old hole filled and new filler welded in.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160905_210255_zpsrhsd46ak.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160905_210255_zpsrhsd46ak.jpg.html)
Tube on right will be the fuel outlet, brazed on both sides to make sure it's sealed. Tube on left is the vent.

217chops
10-09-2016, 5:59 PM
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20161002_201405_zpsvjzvkbwy.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20161002_201405_zpsvjzvkbwy.jpg.html)
New shifter made, mounted the double headlight also.
http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20161002_201425_zpsudjqea8r.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20161002_201425_zpsudjqea8r.jpg.html)

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160803_212418_zpsdkv2jjq6.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20160803_212418_zpsdkv2jjq6.jpg.html)
Old pictures of the sissy bar, and handlebars before the new tank.

http://i958.photobucket.com/albums/ae70/skinnywagon/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20161004_220651_zpsrgb7slgq.jpg (http://s958.photobucket.com/user/skinnywagon/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2016-09/20161004_220651_zpsrgb7slgq.jpg.html)
And finally started on the exhaust, couple hours every nite this past week and one old header this is what I got.

ridgerunner1965
10-10-2016, 5:34 PM
whats the plan for the pipes? wrap,chrome, powdercoat?

217chops
10-10-2016, 6:13 PM
Not sure yet, wipe them down with oil for now. Maybe do powder coat later not sure, depends on what direction I go with the paint. I kinda wanna do the whole bike raw for awhile. But since riding season is about over here, only time will tell what happens over the long winter.