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    Aug 2016
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    Default 1998 Sporty chop

    So I've lurked on this website for quite a few years. Probably since I was 16, always wanted to build a chopper and never had the money or time cause of school, But I decided it was time to just get after it. Had a break from Paramedic school for a week and tore into this 1998 sportster.

    Got it in a trade. Made a crazy frank fender and all that. Didn't ever really dig it.

    Ended up ordering a hardtail with the spare cash I could accumulate with a 40 hour school week and with the week off from school I just ripped it apart.

    Still got a few weeks before I even receive the hardtail but this way its all ready to be cut and welded and I can get some cash for all the take offs I wont use.

    Plan is 6in overs, narrow T-bars, 21 front and 19 rear, a narrowed sporty tank and a tall ass sissy bar. Basic but I have a few things in mind to make it some what standout. Won't be hard cause not many chops around Denver.
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  2. #2

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    nice!!

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    Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to seeing it come together.

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    Been a minute. I've been chipping away slowly balancing school. The work currently has come to a halt given the fact I broke my pelvis in three spots due to an accident. Here is where I stand at the moment (with crutches). Got the hard tail all fitted and welded. Rebuilt my front forks with help from the harley parts book I picked up and the internet. Right now I have to ask my dad to help when ever I want to work on it due to my pelvis being weak and breaking on me. Oh well could have been worse than three fractures honestly.

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    Next on the list is to make it a roller. Got my 21 front and 16 rear both squared away with tires. Also sitting in a box is my chain conversion, a set of lowbrow shotgun pipes I got from ebay, and my handle bars. Hoping to have it done before June.

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    Sorry to hear about your accident..

    Project seems to be coming along nicely, I'm looking forward to seeing some more pictures as you progress..

  6. #6

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    Looking good. Enjoy the process. It's a blast.

    1971

  7. #7

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    It looks nice, it seems like everything is going well with this build.

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