Supercharged Gasser

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  1. kingfish254

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    I think it looks much better with a nanner that a regular seat. It just fits the vibe of the bike so much better.
     
  2. horsefarmer

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    Update 6-9-15
    Changed out seat and bars / gooseneck.
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    Took it on a test hop today and actually had a car stop me and said "nice bike":thumbsup:
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    More comfortable for me to ride this sprung seat than the nanner which was HARD.:cry:
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  3. LukeTheJoker

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    It is starting to develop it's own attitude now, starting to gel together! :thumbsup:

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  4. horsefarmer

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    Thanks! Now I've got to add the "Gasser" details - Scoop, exhaust and tank.:dance2:

    Looking for inspiration, found this cool video of drag racing - 1959 NHRA Nationals in Detroit...
     
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  5. outsider13

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    How about Drag bars with metal flake grips [ like the gasser steering wheels ]:grin:
     
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  6. OddJob

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    ...big ol' headlight strapped between the fork legs down close to the front tire?...like on that hotrod dragster in the vid...
     
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  7. horsefarmer

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    Lots of good Ideas! Thanks. :)
    Gotta dig around and see what I can scrounge.
     
  8. horsefarmer

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    Riding around last weekend and everybody says wheres the ape hangers? wheres the banana seat? So they are coming back!
    Banana seat is well worn from the remains of a 1969 Roll fast Scoot.
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    Pretty sad looking shape and almost no padding left.
    Lucky for me it's a Troxel - the kind that comes apart with 2 steel tabs.

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    Inner pan is even galvanized steel!
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    Rummaging around in the garage I found the factory bench seat upholstery from a 1982 Chevy S-10 that I put buckets in many years ago. Awesome red velour tuck and roll!:banana:

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    So a little spray contact cement and...
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    Nice cushy seat for the gasser!:)
     
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  9. Kevin Kanouff

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    I approve this message!!!
     
  10. kingfish254

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    SEXY!
    BOW CHICKA WOW WOW
     
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    GM would approve! Can not wait to see it on the bicycle.


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  13. horsefarmer

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    No pic today but got sissy bar mounted - wasn't sure if all the thick upholstery would screw it up but no it just fit! Found these guys on youtube the other day and think they are cool. Rock Sugar - they do mash-ups of 80's heavy metal and pop lyrics - check em out.
     
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  14. horsefarmer

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    Update 6-24-15 Bananna seat and apes back for good & added headlight.
    Gasser should be street legal so headlight.:grin:
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    Without the light just looks too plain...

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  15. jasper87

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    Lookin sweet:thumbsup: Love the "street legal" headlight:grin:
     
  16. kingfish254

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    Definitely should keep teh light
     
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  17. LukeTheJoker

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    The light makes the bike, very cool!

    Luke.
     
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    That headlight is PERFECT!!

    One question though-given the current stance of your Gasser (which I love, mind you) are you worried about wheelies? Because if so, I don't think a set of wheelie parts would hurt your current look in the least...
     
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  19. SoulGarageOH

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    That's a wild looking ride.


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  20. horsefarmer

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    Thanks!, It's getting there. Cant decide if I should paint ir "nice", Go for patina/rust or get rid of all the paint and "age" it with salt/vinegar....:39:
     

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