View Full Version : The ugliest bike build ever

01-24-2017, 1:53 PM
Yeah... how to destroy...err... rebuild and start bobbing a VT500 Shadow shaftie..74323
Ideas are welcomed... and APPRECIATED... First things first gotta polish that engine and repaint her!

01-24-2017, 3:44 PM
Check those bottom frame rails, this one filled the tubes with water then froze and split the rails. Only part of the frame I managed to save was the neck. They are also prone to rust through over the cat converter, if it has one.
http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/dustydave/Before09137_zpscc04f037.jpg (http://s657.photobucket.com/user/dustydave/media/Before09137_zpscc04f037.jpg.html)

01-25-2017, 8:42 AM
Frame is good. Motor was scuzzed, that lovely clear coat paint they used.
That there is a sharp looking bike my friend. Very nice.