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  1. Far Cry Tears

    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    Got my new fuel line and sissy bar today. I also got the cable crimps as well. I love the contrast of the bright green fuel line and bright purple fuel filter. The sissy bar looks too short still which is something I was afraid of but I have more than enough tools to correct this issue and a few...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    Moving forward I'll be installing a new springer fork and a banana seat. I have some really cool plans for the gas tank as well but unfortunately bikeberry sent me the wrong tank and it seems like they are ignoring my requests for the part I ordered I'll be posting updates as the project continues.
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    After one trip to the beach I decided to take a second and then disaster struck my carburetor blew a seal on one of the auxiliary ports. One trip home and I was able to drill and tap the hole and ad a screw with a gasket and it was good as new. Moral of the story any parts that need to be water...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    After some quick research and ordering a new gas tank. I decided I would use an apoxy to fix the damaged tank in the meantime and I've got to say this apoxy worked like magic. I'm not trusting the apoxy long term but so far so good. After removing the pull start and getting things properly...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    having done all the hard work, or so I thought. It was a new day and I just had to get the gas tank fuel lines and chain installed. Resizing the chain with non of the proper tools was a challenge but it was a mastelink chain so it wasn't too difficult. Once everything was together it was time to...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    After months of waiting the conversion kit arrived and the "Fun" ensued. With no instructions and and to proud to look up a video because "how complicated could a 2 stroke motor be?" I was off to the races and started taking apart the fully functional working stock motor so I could put it in the...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    Waiting on the conversion kit was mind numbing and I couldn't bear the waiting so i started the next project. I ordered a pull start mod for the engine so I wouldn't have to pedal start the motor and I decided it had to be painted so I got a little artsy with it and wanted to give it a retro...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    After getting things sorted and installed it was time for a photo and the bicycle was almost complete missing only the new skewers for the wheels. I of course couldn't resist getting a picture with the mods layed on the bike just to get an idea of what it would look like. This is when my phone...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    As the paint was drying I turned my focus to the exhaust/expansion chamber. Starting with a poorly painted black pipe i started by wrapping it with the very light, gold heat tape more for esthetics then actual heat protection. Then having some idea that the the real thermal wrap was probably...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    This is the purple paint I used i would strongly recommend never using this product to anyone looking to paint metal parts. I've always used Rust-oleum in the past and had great results and I would definitely use their product in the future over this one i purchased at a pepboys store.
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    So after the breaks I decided the original kick stand was a very well made part and decided to give it the same treatment. After removing a mountain of dirt and other grime I made a discovery reminding me of the age of this bike. Proudly stamped on the kick stand was a west Germany signifying...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    Once I had the bike in rideable condition I couldn't help myself and with no breaks or a way to shift gears I took it for a spin. My ultra light build was fantastic and it barely felt like it was under me but it glidded along like a brand new machine. For all intensive purposes it was. But after...
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    once the platform was ready and the parts were on their way it was like Christmas day every time a new part would arrive and piece by piece the bike started coming together.
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    The Bop Gun (Trek Antelope 800)

    So with the motor mods in one piece. I turned my attention to the bike and disassembled it as far as I was able to and began sanding and stripping away as much paint as I could on the first day. My first plan was to leave the bike raw in the white but after seeing rust build up within minutes of...
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