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For a couple of years now I have been wanting to build a Shelby Airflow or Arrow to showcase the 'TRM SPEEDLINE PARTS' that I reproduce and sell. Up until a couple of weeks ago the tanks were incomplete (because of not having a headlight bezel) and that kept me from promoting them very much. I now have a suitable bezel and lens to complete the tanks so the time is right to put a bike together!

With only a month and change left in the build-off I will opt for a Rat-style build to avoid bogging down with correctness. So expect the unexpected that will make the purists wince!



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Here is the basic pile-o-parts that I'm starting with.

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I'll have to sort out which parts will be used and add as needed.

The biggest decision will be which tank to choose!
 
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Glad to see you jumping in. I can't wait to see the bolt together Shelby Speedline Built For Three Tri-Dem. That's gonna be a super stretch.
But seriously, those are some super cool Shelby reproduction parts you've been providing for a few years now. Glad you found a light bezel solution.
Git To Buildin!!!!

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Glad to see you jumping in. I can't wait to see the bolt together Shelby Speedline Built For Three Tri-Dem. That's gonna be a super stretch.
But seriously, those are some super cool Shelby reproduction parts you've been providing for a few years now. Glad you found a light bezel solution.
Git To Buildin!!!!

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Haha I wasn't sure which frame I will use, so I thought I'd better put all three that I have into the pile so I wouldn't have to declare a 'frame swap' later on. πŸ˜‰

These build-offs are like a chess game, you always have to be thinking several moves ahead! :39:🀣
 

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But seriously, those are some super cool Shelby reproduction parts you've been providing for a few years now. Glad you found a light bezel solution.
Thanks, I'm stoked to finally get that worked out! I'm still working toward reproducing the aluminum bezels but for now this combined lens/bezel actually looks very good in the tanks.
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I didn't put one in yesterday when I gathered all of the parts together, but yes I have the bezel/lens for both tanks now! That was my inspiration to finally build one for myself!!!

Here's a "glamour shot" of the Arrow headlight.
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