RRBBO _BLACK RAT (Huffinator)

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  1. Clothespin n

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    Clancy,

    those Rat tails are awesome!
    great Idea! I still have a smile on my face..

    Glad the fork issue is all worked out.
    That's the best shot of the bike I have seen..
    all that work you did on the lighting really shows through.

    it's one cool looking bike my friend!

    peace,
    Kev.
     
  2. cman

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    Kev, thanks for the comments. The subtle cheesy accesories on the Black Rat are fun to think off. I might have one more in the works.
     
  3. Chainsaw

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    Dang your bike looks good! I kinda was looking along the same lines with the tail idea. we seem to think a littlebit alike. i'll pm you with an idea i've got.
     
  4. cman

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    Last little thing for the bike. Went to Jack in the Box and ask for a antenna topper. Ripped off Jack's face and and painted my own design. Mounted to a fiberglass rod and attached to the bike.

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    I think I am finished with the bike. The bike is not the typical Rat ,but just how it worked out. I had a Grey Ghost project bike I sold but I have always wanted to ride a Krate. So I decided to make my own. I knew better than trying to do this to a real one, plus this is more my size.

    Parts tally-

    seat from Dumpster
    sissy bar part purchased,part from wifes closet.
    fork part original fork, part bmx fork
    Headbadge - restaurant supply store.
    Wheels stole from bmx bike and another bike.
    Lights- ebay purchase with new LEDs
    Handlebars- ?????
    Whip/Ball- Jack in the Box
    Grips- Raleigh parts bike and dollar store.
    Sprocket- Stole from a Breeze for that Krate look.
    Pedals- BMX
    Hubshiner- Stuff

    That being said, this has been a fun build and extremely satisfying. I am going to take pics this weekend (75 degrees). I might even ride it to work instead of my regular commuter bike.
     
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    The antenna ball is like the topping on the cake!
    Very well done. Thanks for all the great pics and details. It's been a fun ride. Good luck in the contest.
    Chainsaw
     
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    Video _ Rode to work today. Sorry for the quality-cellphone, but you get the idea.

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    sweet..that's got a nice steady Cadence to it for a smaller bike.

    good job on the gearing..
    I love it....

    peace,
    Kev.
     
  10. fattroy

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    Very cool!! Just beggin for some PBR to hit that bottle opener!! :D
     
  11. cman

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    FINISHED. Final pics are posted Finished Thread.

    Troy, PBR bottles don't work upfront, unless you don't mind a few shards of glass.
     
  12. Clothespin n

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    Black on Black on Black on Black!

    I love it!
    The tails,
    The Tail Lights
    The Fork / Sissy bar extension
    and The Head Badge... :D schweet!

    you did a REALY nice Job Clancy.....

    I would feel pretty good Riding down
    the Road on your Build!!!

    "Hats off" for tackling the Fork extension / Mod.

    peace,
    Kev.
     
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    Bike turned out really cool cman! Lots of cool little details. I like it! Troy
     
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    I just noticed the Muffler..

    right on,
    That looks COOL!
     
  15. cman

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    Troy and Kev thanks for the the comments.

    Kev, The muffler is the card in spoke acces. that I donated to the prize bin. Couldnt' pass them up for $1.75.
     
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    Awesome build cman. I love it. You did some great and cool work. 8)
     

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