Jesse James Chopper,finally found one

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  1. jayblok

    jayblok

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    After many years,i finally scored a cheap jesse james chopper for $6 bucks at a yard sale! I should leave the rust on,might be worth around $1,500 someday... :rofl:
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    DREAM BIG!!!! :rockout::113::rockout:
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  2. A.S.BOLTNUT

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    Always wanted to put a motor on one of those , I've had a few both in red and the Chrome version, cool bikes ...just wish they were around when I was a kid .
     
  3. jayblok

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    This is actually a pretty cool smooth riding bike after a few mods:Vintage Schwinn Excerciser handlebars, welded a fat seat from another excercise bike to an Occ chopper seatpost (same size fit for the jesse james chopper!) Feels like a little pocket rocket.I haven't been on a coaster brake or chainring this size in ages! It's like a get on and go bike.Oh yea,almost forgot ,took some of that surface rust off.
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  4. barnbikes

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    They have an actual steel tank on them. Just requires some finish welding on the bottom. Started a conversion to a gas powered bike when they first were made but never finished it.
     
  5. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Might be a good candidate for an e-conversion. Mid drive with the tank replaced with the battery


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  6. Mikes_70

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    I just scraped one of these . I bought it at an estate sale 10$ and someone apparently cut the bottom bracket off of it . All I wanted it for was the forks . Had them powder coated and polished out for another build 3B74C59E-EB0F-4669-A272-47EDB4283FAD.jpeg
     
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