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    Still plugging along, starting in on building the exhaust.

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    I really like Regatta Garage's exhaust fab tools, I was having a hard time wrapping my head around things.

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    looks good , i dig the air cleaner

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    looking good, any particular reason you ditched the 5 speed for the 4?

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    I really wanted a kick start. Looking at adding a kickstart kick to the 5 speed looked to be an expensive proposition to do right. The cheap kicker kits didn't inspire much confidence. I had 4 speeds laying around in parts and decided to throw one together. In the end I get the same final drive and snagged a nice belt drive on the cheap that ties it together. I was using an internal belt set up for a Softail but now I can ditch all the stock primary stuff.

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    Just about finished with the exhaust. Not super happy with where I put the break but I can always make another. Finish smoothing these guys out and it's off to chrome.

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    That looks nice

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    Well, it's been a minute and a few things have changed on this build.

    Ditched the coffin tank and went back to a Sportster. Chromed the exhaust and a ton of odds and ends.

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    Decided it would look better in paint so my buddy Ricky Bongos Powdercoated the frame and tins for me.

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    Grabbed some AMF style decals and Paper Street Custom goodies to tie the bike together.

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    Finally on the ground!

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    Finishing up some final adjustments and chasing down a few gremlins and I'll be tearing up the streets.

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    How was that tank raw? Iím hearing mixed things, rough edges ect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Massyamaha View Post
    How was that tank raw? I’m hearing mixed things, rough edges ect.
    I had no issues, a quick shot of powdercoat and clear. Looks good, no leaks. One little ding, but It was probably from me...

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    I had forgot about this. Seems as though I liked it before, and I still like it now. Nice work

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    Quote Originally Posted by markwade74 View Post
    I had forgot about this. Seems as though I liked it before, and I still like it now. Nice work
    Thanks!

    Another shot of it on the ground:

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    When we fired it up I had a leak from the cheap aftermarket oil filter mount I bought. My buddy found this old Merch Performance unit. I just need to source an element for it and I think it perfectly matches the aesthetic of the bike.

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    So far the bike is living up to its name, that'll teach me to have a green bike.

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    Wow. Great job. I love that slime green frame.

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    Nice ride you done well.
    Thanks for sharing.

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    Awesome job!!! I love the green!!

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    Been busy moving, had a few issues, sorted some gremlins.

    I've never claimed to be fast...

    Fired her up for the first time this morning!

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    Good job, sounds awesome!

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    I picked up the trans that's in the bike as "ready to run". Well it does run, but it leaks like crazy. So I snagged a STD 4 speed case, new Andrews gears and shafts, Jim's rebuild kit, Baker kicker gears and N1 hub. While I wait on Baker to ship I'm sending this case and kick cover off for polish. I'm moving at the beginning of June, then I'll throw this new trans together.

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    Trans case and finned kicker cover back from polish. I have the Andrews gears, still waiting on the Baker stuff. Moving this week so hopefully I can get a start on this guy this weekend.

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    Wow super shiny, looking really good dude.

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    Thanks man!


    We got moved so now it's time to get my new shop set up. Then I'll get this trans finished up and Bad Juju back on the road. Went from 110 in Vegas to low 80s in Colorado.

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