- Jun 27, 2017
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- Willow Spring, NC
A stretch of lonely country 2-lane, what better place for a vintage motorcycle or hot rod. Wasn't too sure I would finish this one in time, but like any good hot rod build, it all came together at nearly the last minute.
This is my late 30's Snyder fastback sold as a Ward's Hawthorne. Good ol' Monkey Wards!
Some of the custom features are the PVC pipe "gas" tank, the PVC and aluminum shifter, home blacksmithed seat post, aluminum chain guard, landscape light headlight, sheet styrene (used for model construction) "fender skirts" and a wood and aluminum "oil" tank
You can see the build thread here...
Hot Rod Hawthorne
I bought this old Hawthorne back last December, just before Christmas and put it back for this build-off. It's a Snyder built bike from late '37 or early '38 going by frame details and the truss rods. I have had 4 and a half months to plan and decide what to do with this bike and I still...