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by loulizard
Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

If you got a spare $60K would just about cover the parts, Chassis $16K includes 4 bar rear end independant front end brake lines & pedal,front brakes, not included diff so add $1200 for 9" Body $10k depending on type wanted coupe or tudor. guards maybe $2000 wheels tyres $3000 to 4000 engine what do...
by loulizard
Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

And here it is ready for the bolts to be welded in, DSC00954.JPG after setting it up roughly on the frame making any adjustments to the curve or bolt positions, angled or straight. Want to use 3" scissor springs but want two symmetrical ones the eyes both facing in not all suppliers send a proper pa...
by loulizard
Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Clamped in place ready to cut. DSC00951.JPG First cut is the deepest but don't go too deep as you will alter the shape. DSC00952.JPG After grinding and flapping, flapping and grinding. punch centres for the front mount, drill out the holes grind off the squares on the bolts and here you are. DSC0095...
by loulizard
Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Ok Guys here's the seat pan as promised. I started with the old guard from the T bucket DSC00948.JPG Next the template got it from the web google is good. DSC00949.JPG Drawn on the sheet metal don't forget to mark some reference lines. I decided to use the original guard mount holes as they were apr...
by loulizard
Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

Sorry to disappoint you Bearcx, whilst it is all Ford 5.0lt. inj. from 95 mustang, C6 3 speed (had an AOD 4 speed originally but blew 2 at the strip so went old school to save money hemorrhaging from my wallet) and 3.00 limited slip 9". The body is glass Duece customs and Rod City repro chassis. too...
by loulizard
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Re: Lou's Bobber Project

very comfortable prof independent wishbone front end 4 bar rear both with coil over shocks and plenty of padding in seats. 4" to 6" suspension travel depending on settings.
by loulizard
Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Lou's Bobber Project
Replies: 130
Views: 34077

Lou's Bobber Project

Hi Guys, I'm Lou if you hadn't already guessed my name. Here in my first post I will present my processes in the creation of my project as it occurred over the last few weeks until finally committing to build instead of modify or buy, I hope it gives some food for thought for those of you thinking o...

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