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kram

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I picked up this 1966 stingray today and figured I might as well join the build off. Plans are basic and it will be a ratty rider. I think most of the chrome should actually clean up pretty good. The pans on the seat might be toast, it’s a mixture of foam, twine, and various kinds of tape. I’m kind of bummed that the ape hangers aren’t there.

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The seat was pretty much as expected. Turns out duct tape and foam is a great way to make a seat pan disappear, lol.

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Better news on the chrome. This was the worst part of the rear rim, and just a few minutes with chrome polish and fine steel wool. There is some plating loss, but it will clean up much better. When I started there was no chrome to be seen.
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You were right as guessing the seat would be toast. It even has the same color and texture. That little bike will thank you for saving it.
 

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Put the tape and foam back on and you could call it "Don't Tell Mummy". Halloween was only a week ago. :grin:

Good to see you back in the MBBO, @kram !

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