Congrats to all! Can't believe I made the top 10. To top it off, I finished second in my class at a local show today. So many rad builds here....
I have also had success going from extreme heat to extreme cold. Heat up with a torch then blast it with some "freeze off" (available at most...
awesome idea. well done
Thanks for the props everyone!
Here is a quick run down of what was done:
1965 Sears Spaceliner frame, cut off at the rear drop outs.
Seat tube removed.
New seat tube rolled...
Here are my official finished pictures! Build thread can be found here: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/stretch-liner-...
Seat is a refurbished Troxel long spring. Everything powder coated black, leather pad
Thanks very much. More to come!
She's done. Finished pics will be on the finished thread in a day or two. Here's a few for now:
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Its not the lightest thing in the world, but yes, the frame itself is fairly light. With the fork, wheel/tire combo, and front rack, its pretty...
About half way back together! Pics coming soon!
Well Done Dave!
I appreciate the insight. I believe I may just leave it bare and varnish it. There is a bit of detailing needed to clean it up, but I think I'm up...
Thank you sir! I wish I took more build photos when I made it. There was a lot involved. The fwd/rev lever actually locks it in gear and everything.
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The rest of the fab is done! All gears are working and it rides great. I am planning to tear down for paint work, but I have had a lot of feedback...
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