sporty chop

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mike
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sporty chop

Post by mike » Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:28 pm

so this started out as a quick hardtail jobbie :roll: untill we stripped the bike witch rode to me shed after just getting a rwc
and *#@** me was the frame bent so it quickly snow balled into a full frame

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so out with the donk
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and this is how it sits atm should be out ov the jig next weekend
we got a dna springer and a 21 in front and the stock 16 rear going to be a bare bones bike tho 8)

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Re: sporty chop

Post by neale » Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:55 pm

Nice job, looks like it will come out well
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Re: sporty chop

Post by Prof » Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:45 pm

Yep. Nice tidy job.
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Re: sporty chop

Post by Scouser » Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:07 pm

Looking great, keep us updated, the more pics the better
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Re: sporty chop

Post by Pygmy » Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:30 pm

hey mike nice job , i to have made up the same frame jig as you have, but havernt put braces underneath, good idea as the rails seem to have a slight bend in them. your welding looks really neat great job, keek it going mate. cheers
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Re: sporty chop

Post by Bearcx » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:36 am

Nice lookin frame, good welds, watchin with interest........ :D
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mike
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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:29 pm

Scouser wrote:Looking great, keep us updated, the more pics the better
Scouser
yip will do
Pygmy wrote:hey mike nice job , i to have made up the same frame jig as you have, but havernt put braces underneath, good idea as the rails seem to have a slight bend in them. your welding looks really neat great job, keek it going mate. cheers
thanks yip its sort ov a crime scene hybrid jig but ive bolted the whole thing togeather so not to distort the steel
ill have some fresh pics on sunday as i only get saturdays to work in the shop but should be on its wheels :roll:

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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:29 pm

Prof wrote:Yep. Nice tidy job.
thanks

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Re: sporty chop

Post by Pygmy » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:48 pm

mike just as a matter of interest do you have head stem bearing cups inthe head stem or just colletts straight into head stem and done up. cheers
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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:39 am

theres no bearings in there yet but it will work with or without them in

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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:10 pm

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well i got held up with work last weekend so didnt get much done but made up for it yesterday
frame is all done modded the forward controls so they fit now
modded a later model rear calliper to go on just need to machine up the r/h wheel spacer
slapped the springer on was gonna plop it on the ground but with only 2 ov us there it was a bit heavy :roll:
next weekend will be the tank ive cut up a pair of fatguy tanks just need to trim them a bit more and remake the bottom
and the oil tank and battery box/tray

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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:45 pm

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well abit more progress this weekend got it on the ground made a battery tray
got the 2tank halves tacked togeather and cut the bottom out so gona have to make a new bottom with a small tunnel
and made it about half way thru the oil tank got the 3fittings welded in and one side on still needs mounts and a filler neck

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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:13 pm

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well went for a squirt around the block to day
not finished yet but it runs so couldnt resist rides good

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Re: sporty chop

Post by mike » Sun Aug 26, 2012 5:30 pm


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Re: sporty chop

Post by El Skitzo » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:15 am

Looks excellent, well done!
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