MBBO Class 2- ALUMINIUMIZING



Jan 2, 2017
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Finally got to work on this again today for a little bit...
Used a piece of 3/4” square aluminum tubing to replace the shock and drop from the original mountain bike stance.

Used the original shock mounting bolts to fasten it into position between the front triangle and the rear swing arm.

No more rear suspension now.
Also noticed that the rear swing arm has developed a few light rust spots. Apparently it is not aluminum as I previously had thought, lol

I do have a plan in mind to deal with the non-aluminum issue that will also satisfy my “roadie-at-heart”.



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Jan 2, 2017
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Starting working on the fork today. Cut up the bent suspension fork I’ve been featuring in all the previous photos.

Welded the fork legs onto each end of a piece of 1”tubing.



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Mar 26, 2012
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Troy, this is really cool! I can't wait to see a comparison of the original vs the custom muscle machine you are creating. :thumbsup:
 
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super cool :thumbsup:
 
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Jan 2, 2017
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Was given this sissy bar. It’s almost 8” wide. Not sure what kind of bike it is from. I need to narrow it down to 5.5” and don’t want to cut it so I’ll put some fancy bends into it I guess.



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