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by loulizard
Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

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by loulizard
Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Got some info from Vicroads licenced RWC guy's in club from official documents issued to RWC examiners. I will need a VsI8 from engineer, same as if I were going to put it on full reg. No problem frame has MSO rest is HD or repro. noise will be OK putting quiet pipes on. Lights etc. comply with ADR'...
by loulizard
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

good to hear Prof. Gotta wait till at least mid Feb for the engine in mine to be finished then fast track the brakes and rego. Paint is proceeding nicely, so will be ready to go when the motor is back together.
by loulizard
Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Triumph Chopper Build - Norcal Style
Replies: 29
Views: 11203

Re: Triumph Chopper Build - Norcal Style

Nice seat pan pre-painted too. Stay with what you got re the front wheel save some $$$ for more important stuff you will need it. You can always fit a 21" later when you got some more readies. Like my build used 2 old rims with ride able rubber saved some big bikkies needed it for the motor & other ...
by loulizard
Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Triumph Chopper Build - Norcal Style
Replies: 29
Views: 11203

Re: Triumph Chopper Build - Norcal Style

Looks good so far I like trumpet's too but my preferred style of Brit bike is a cafe racer,like your xs400. nice brings back memories but if we do today like we did back then, Ah the good old days!!! recall once at about 2:30AM on Calder Hwy..... Hwy patrol officer "how fast were you going sir?" me ...
by loulizard
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Nasty Nasty Nasty, lucky you didn't loose it prof or get a serious infection. Looks as good as new now though. But you gotta use it or loose it keep up the physio, Dr Lizard prescribes a dose of shovel clutchin' to keep it movin.
by loulizard
Sun Jan 11, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: new build
Replies: 2
Views: 2734

Re: new build

Hi, Welcome aboard and good luck with your build. Firstly for any one to be able to help you with a usable reply we would need to know the inside diameter of the wheel bearings,3/4" 7/8" 1" or metric. Most cycle suppliers stock axles up to 16" long which would fit the width of your frame @ 15 & 23/6...
by loulizard
Fri Jan 02, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Goes to show you can't keep a workaholic down. Take care we aren't gettin' any younger
by loulizard
Thu Jan 01, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Sorry to hear Prof hope you get better soon. I know what it's like to be one handed hard to do any real work, but on the bright side gives you more time for the forum.lol
by loulizard
Sun Dec 14, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Ok no more work done frustrating waiting on others to do their bit.Ordered the kraft tech rigid custom guard after 3 weeks wait rang Ultima and was told was one of the last 2 ever to be made one was crushed in transit to buyer,but mine was on way still, got tracking number traced it went from Sydney...
by loulizard
Wed Nov 26, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Not much done over the last few weeks since Shovel fest.Other commitments filled the weekends.Then I did my back in at work and spent a week off work and not able to move let alone bend over the bike. But did manage to fit the new battery & finish the wiring to the tail lights etc... after returning...
by loulizard
Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: Biker and Hotrod events around Australia
Topic: Shovel Fest 1 Bendigo
Replies: 0
Views: 2735

Shovel Fest 1 Bendigo

Hi all Shovel Fest 1 Bendigo has been run and done. It was a great success over 65 entries of shovel,pan & knuckle head Harleys and the odd WLA even more Evo's & later in the car park behind the swap meet. here are some pics to whet your appetite for Shovel Fest 2 Bendigo to be held the Sunday befor...
by loulizard
Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Dragster 650 Build Progress
Replies: 14
Views: 6950

Re: Dragster 650 Build Progress

Good idea about the 19", I think the 21's are overrated and add a lot of expense unless you use a trail bike wheel. How ever recently a couple of guys reckoned 21's handled better on the road... anyone got any comments from personal experience? In regards to the wheel size handling better 19" v 21"...
by loulizard
Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Mounted the regulator & bracket on the old left forward control plate you can see it in the shot of the left side of the bike above, whilst I Wait for the repro OEM style forward controls to be made in Taiwan, not kidding ordered them from importer he said 5 weeks away, he rang me Friday & told me t...
by loulizard
Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 32609

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Almost there,fitted the dash properly then the tanks,starter motor & relay even though the starter has a button on the solenoid it is hard to use so wired it up to the bar switch. completed the wiring loom to the battery. Then stole the battery from the soft tail and connected it all up no smoke or ...

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