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  1. white_cross

    Let's see your Hiawatha bikes

    Here is mine:
  2. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    I am really considering the same swap for mine too. Where can I find a link of your build up to follow along?
  3. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    The car looks great. Is the Lexus motor the 1UZ?
  4. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Are you on any Celica forums?
  5. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Thats cool. any pictures of it? Ok that is good to hear. I was able to take mine out on 2 separate rides today and the bike is really smooth riding.
  6. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    New Departure Model D. I also found this yesterday: http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/new-departure-model-d-rebuild.30484/ Was really helpful. The problem was the axle but it caused another problem the little clip spring tab broke. So I re bent it and filed it down. I installed the...
  7. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Thanks Luke. Checked out your project very cool. Thats a good Idea I might have to think about trying it. I am currently working on building the coaster brake again. I noticed that the wheel was loose before my test drive. I rode it across town and back and it worked good then I brought it...
  8. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Thanks Luke. I have been looking for a 1971-1972 Celica for over 10 years locally and nothing popped up till last month, when my dad spotted it next town over. I am really excited about the celica project. It is going to a long term thing so I can enjoy the build up and not feel rushed. You were...
  9. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Ok so I took a break on this bike for a while because I picked up a car for restoration and was excited about that so I put the bike aside for a while. I had time to finish up the bike today. I also changed the name of the bike to: 12 Gauge. I changed a couple of things in my plan but I was able...
  10. white_cross

    Let's see your Hiawatha bikes

    Thank you for the info.
  11. white_cross

    Let's see your Hiawatha bikes

    I think I have the exact same frame as you do you know any more about this bike, like year or time period and name of bike?
  12. white_cross

    Swoopy handle bars?

    I found these locally and from what I can tell they look like the Moon bars on my Roadmaster can any one back this up? http://www.woodcockcycle.com/product/electra-cruiser-bullhorn-handlebar-159191-1.htm#.VO_8Q7tATmo
  13. white_cross

    Swoopy handle bars?

    Thanks these bars look like the style I am after Thanks for the input but they are not quite the style I am after they seem to have too sharp of a curve.
  14. white_cross

    Swoopy handle bars?

    Looking for a set of handle bars for my current bike build. I want to use something current and still available and just looking for picture ideas with the name of the bar like who makes it and what model. this is an original vintage set as an example from one of my other builds: I am not...
  15. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Well progress has been slower. Just waiting on my tax return to come in. Then I can order all the parts I need. I have the rear coaster hub disassembled and cleaned. Just need to grease and install it. I also found a leather shop in town who will sell me some new (but aged looking) leather for...
  16. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    nice.
  17. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Thanks for the pictures your bike sure did clean up nicely.
  18. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    Thank you for your help. I sent you a pm with my email address.
  19. white_cross

    Hiawatha model and year

    Did you ever find out more on your bike I think I have the same one as you just mine has a skip tooth. Here is my build for it: http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/oxide-flamb%C3%A9.90623/ I am just starting this build.
  20. white_cross

    12 Gauge

    That sounds cool I think I will use it for the name of this bike. Thank You. Could you post up a bigger picture of that bike I would like to see it. Mine has traces of that red with white darts coming off the front. Also what is the serial number on that bike I would like to compare to see if...