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★★★ 2ND ANNUAL RRB AUCTION BIKE ★★★

Discussion in 'BUILDS' started by garagegoon, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. garagegoon

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    Details to follow.... Just gettn the engine to turn over now... 8)

    We will be going off the the T-Shirt design... Thank you to herr_rudolf for a wonderful illustration to build off of.... 8)

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  2. Rat Rod

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    Oh man...this is gonna be cool.

    Makes me want to order some more shirts to sell. :mrgreen:
     
  3. garagegoon

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    When I first thought of doing this bike... I picked up this... but it turned into my buildoff bike... I would love to find another to build the Auction Bike... This Auction Bike is going to be super clean...

    Only mod to a frame like this would be the lowering and slight bending of lower bar.. Other than that it fits the bill... fork and all...

    [​IMG]
     
  4. cman

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  5. mikesbikes36

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    if u decide 2 go with a fork like that ....id love 2 build em!!! i wanna do something for this auction bike 2 ....keep me in mind !! or what ever kinda fork u decide 2 go with ...
     
  6. garagegoon

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    Hey... I dig the snot outa those forks!!!! If you can build one I would be more that happy to mount it on a frame....

    I am going to try and pry a CWC frame from a friends hands... he has plenty stacked up but loves them so much it will be hard.... 8)
     
  7. mikesbikes36

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    when u get the forks send em my way and ill get on it !!!! they would have 2 be made outa steel tho ...im not set up 2 weld stainless...if that would be ok ill do it for sure ...!!!! MIKE
     
  8. DonQui

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    Oh man this bike is going to b cool! 8)
     
  9. pick

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    I can sandblast & powder coat any items that you need coated. Satin Black??? My oven is approx. 36"x36", so if it will fit I can do it! I believe a 26" frame will fit.
     
  10. garagegoon

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    I got powdercoat takin care of... PPG Gloss Black.... May do wheels in Gloss White.... This is one thing I love doing... Used to do it for Big Dog Motorcycles until they went belly up.... 8)
     
  12. pick

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    I've got a pair of 26" wheels off a Western Flyer, kind of rusty (ratty), but not rusted through, appear to be solid & could possibly be cleaned up some. Probably need to be trued. No missing spokes, but they are loose. Let me know if you are interested.
     
  13. garagegoon

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    Sounds good to me.... I will take them apart... Powder hoops... put all new stainless spokes in them... awsome!!!
     
  14. Gdcast

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    This is gonna be sweet! I would love to be closer to you guys so I could contribute with something...
    I know this site is full of awesome Graphic Designers like herr_rudolf and Rat Rod, but If I can help with some of that it would be great :wink:
     
  15. garagegoon

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    Double Nickle ... I think on that RRB plate all we need is a nice clean oval piece of steel... I would like to weld it to the truss rods to make permanent... then I will paint it white post welding... I have a machine to print and cut out vinyle letters to place on after completion.....
     
  17. pick

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    Just realized I have a solid plain sprocket (no cut-outs) with 40 teeth, will that do??? :?:
     
  18. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    So all you need me to do is cut it out and send it to you.
     
  19. mikesbikes36

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    so do u guys still need me 2 build the forks with the rods on em or what ...??? i didnt see my name on the list so i was wonderin!!!
     
  20. garagegoon

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    If that is ok... What were you thinkin? Im just building ideas at the moment...
     

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