Low Flyer...."Building a Better X53"

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  1. LukeTheJoker

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    Brilliant! :41:
     
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    Amazing fab work on this build! Very Cool!
     
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  3. Jaypem

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    Thanks guys!
    The front end on this bike has gone ahead and reverted to a Rattier style.

    Makes me happy....:)
     
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  4. Jaypem

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    Of course the blue fork will turn black and red, and I have a plan for a second spring behind the other one that'll be part of the head light...I'm thinkin.

    But, this is how she stands as of now.

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  5. kingfish254

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    Just catching up on this rolling hunk of art again and I am blown away!!!!
    The creativity and build style is reminding me of Waldo's Elfman Streamline Deluxe from BO10.
    Keep on working that magic man!
     
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  6. The Renaissance Man

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    So true.
     
  7. Jaypem

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    Thanks for this!
    It's taking me awhile to peruse the many awesome highlights of past build offs...Here's another great bike that I completely missed!
     
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  8. Jaypem

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    Looks good! The in-line two spring setup probably helps keep the front end stiffer than just one..:thumbsup:
     
  10. joel.romeo.79

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    Funny the things I used to "dream" about doing that I forget. X' 53 mod is still on the list man. Kill it

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  11. Jaypem

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    A few quick pics. 1489967747925561284179.jpg 1489967785215775460875.jpg 14899678108931977056802.jpg
     
  12. Jaypem

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    Just saw a couple x53's at swap today, still one of my all time favorites. But, I'd honestly prefer this one.
     
  14. modelcarjedi

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    I love this bike!!


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  15. The Renaissance Man

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    Very cool! :cool2:

    It will be interesting to find out how much this beast weighs!
     
  16. mistersurly

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    You can flip it onto the non-drive side and grill meat on the chain guard ... brilliant!
     
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  17. Wildcat

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    This is the kind of bike that everyone asks or begs to take for a ride.
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  18. kirkpatrick

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    That springer is brilliant! Love it dudel
     
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  19. Jaypem

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    Now I'll have to weigh it!
    60#? 70#?
    It's a tank :)

    It had a few riders the other evening when I took it out...Not many people have ridden a lowrider before, it's pretty fun!
    If I can find a bigger cog, I will swap it. Just wish it was slightly lower geared...

    Pretty snazzy...;)
    I have it tightened down at the moment. Don't really want alot if spring action on a bike this low, but technically it does work :)
     
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  20. Jaypem

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    Funny you should mention it...building BBQ's is one of my main sources of employment!
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    This next one I'd like to post in the gallery section sooner or later...not actually a bike, but bike powered!

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