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Northside1
10-19-2016, 4:06 PM
Built this for a friend. Stretched and goosenecked the frame, fabbed a hardtail for it, 200 rear 21 front. Motoiron springer.
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Northside1
10-19-2016, 4:10 PM
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217chops
10-19-2016, 4:10 PM
Looks good I really like the top motor mount

Northside1
10-19-2016, 4:13 PM
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Northside1
10-19-2016, 4:16 PM
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Not sure why some pics are posted at 90 degrees.

Northside1
10-19-2016, 4:16 PM
Looks good I really like the top motor mount

Thanks, the tank ended up covering that all up too but oh well.

217chops
10-19-2016, 7:25 PM
What did you do to the sprocket on the motor to run the 200 rear tire?

Northside1
10-20-2016, 2:58 AM
What did you do to the sprocket on the motor to run the 200 rear tire?

Took the splines from old sprocket and teeth from a new sprocket and welded a spacer in between. Then stress relieved in oven.