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    The 442

    I'm going to add some flare. The '70 442 this bike is meant to compliment has a disc brake addition. So I'm going to add a disc brake to the bike. The guy really likes this brake system... So I found this exact system. And the front rim of the Slingshot is an Araya, so I found a 36h...
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    The 442

    It has been pretty cold here. Good to know. I'll check it again tonight.
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    The 442

    I checked on the shift console this morning and I think this muriatic acid is weaker than I’ve used before. Here’s how it looked when I opened up the top. That’s disappointing, so I scraped all I could off it and stuck it back in for another soak.
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    The 442

    The seat mount bolt now fits great!
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    The 442

    Got both the tires. They'll need some cleaning and love, but will make a great pair.
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    The 442

    Visalia Custom Chrome
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    The 442

    The front fender isn’t correct for this bike. If you know my builds, you know I’m a stickler for authenticity as much as possible. The real 16” front fender for a Slingshot is very hard to find, but I happen to have one. But the one I have was trash, which is the reason I have it. My original...
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    The 442

    Speaking of chrome, the console is a little rough. So, I need to get the old chrome off so I can send it off to get refinished. Should be ready in a day, but I’ll leave it till the weekend. Lowes only sells this is 2 gallon packs, and I’m only using about a half gallon. So I...
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    The 442

    Dropped off parts to chrome.
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    Nexus 3, 5 or 7 coaster brake hub / shifter

    I'm looking for a pair of Nexus hubs. Either 3, 5 or 7 speed. Internal coaster brake. What do you have?
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    The 442

    The bolt on the seat post bracket was totally wrong. I thought I had an original, but I was wrong. So I’m going to switch it for a little extra bling. I just need to file out the round hole to fit the square recesses.
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    The 442

    Tore it down. I’ll get the frame and fenders blasted this week. I’ll take the parts in to chrome, but going to have to evaluate some of them. The pitting is pretty deep on some of them. The rest are just a mess with no finish left on them at all.
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    Triple Threat Off Road Voting Poll

    There's no higher honor! Thank you sir!
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    Triple Threat Muscle Bike Voting Poll

    Thank you for the votes. It was a good, motivational group this year. It was difficult juggling 4 different builds, but this group kept me motivated, so thank you! I don't think it'll get any better out of me than the Super Fueler. That may have been my Mona Lisa, and I may just retire...
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    The 442

    I’ve been hired to build a bike to compliment a collector’s prize muscle car. He’s got an Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 in Matador Red. So I found him a 1969 Huffy Slingshot. It’ll be brought back in Matador red and will have white accents!and fresh chrome. The current state of the bike:
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