General Ray Lee

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  1. Smoopy's

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    hello all, well, I decided to include my current build in build-off since to be honest; it's all I'm working on for myself right now.
    The premise for building this bike is clear..I want a bike to mimic the General Lee from "the Dukes of Hazzard". I've seen this attempted many times before and to be honest, they just seem to be lacking the key elements that made that ole' Charger shine and the elements that made you tune in every week to watch. I''m going to incorporate those elements into my build and hope it turns out like I planned..stay tuned :mrgreen:

    I started with a basic 1979 Sting-Ray frame(as I do a lot for my Theme Bike builds) stripped & primed and ready for the Hugger Orange paint
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    Got is set in Hugger Orange with a couple coats of clear(sorry I did not get any pics before I assembled the frame)
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    Had this Crankset lying around, thought it would fit the part
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    A little trim black on the headbadge
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    the frame is starting to look about right
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    Work continues..I had these super fly ape hangar bars. they are a little taller and wider than most and black in color
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    that looks about right and I will need the wide set bars for a later addition
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    if your gonna jump you better grip so these Wellago beartraps will do
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    looks good
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    if theres even the slightest chance daisy duke's gonna show up, i'm there!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

    looking forward to the build.
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    COOL 8) Can't wait to see it finished :mrgreen:
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    Finished up the seat today. found a confederate flag bandanna that was just big enough to cover the seat
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    We can only hope... :p
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    OK, here's what I need the wide set bars for. I plan to mount this Cobra CB between the handlebars. It seems the Telephone was the second form of communication in Hazzard Co... :D I plan on gutting it out and cutting it down to about half the size so it won't be as bulky as it is now

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    Here's the plan:
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    ...roger.... :D :D
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    I'm likin' this, used to love that show. Empty CB would also made a good lite panel/battery holder.
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    i would just keep it in working order and have it functional that will be diffrent !
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    and maybe find daisy along the way :p
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    Looking good so far and I think you'll manage to get to your objective easily. Any plans on jumping it?
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    maybe..I think a fork change may be coming..stay tuned.. :mrgreen:
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    it certainly would be; but I would have to carry some sort of power supply and I really have no place to put it. I think it will look pretty cool once it all comes together and who knows..it might be jumping off a cliff or over a hay bale pretty soon... :lol:
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    how bout a sissy bar with tape & padding like the rollbar in the car? just a thought. btw, how you plan to weld the doors shut?
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    I would like to see a picture of a hood slide when yer done 8) .... too kool.. lookin good
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    How about the "01" numbers? you gonna put number plates on the sides? don't forget the mag wheels, pushbar and the whip antenna...
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    alright guys, you asked for it so here we go: I got the sissy bar done tonight. I used the high loop sissy to match the tall apes(and to install roll bar padding around the top) here's the bar and antenna I will be using:
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    I then made a tab for the back, rounded it off and welded it to the bar:
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    I installed the antenna:
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    I cut the antenna mast down just a little...now to clean up the weld and powdercoat the sissy black...more to come :!:
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    yes, I will be adding a number plate. I also plan to use some Lester mags for the wheelset
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    How about a little memo recorder with "Dukes" radio chatter, Roscoe P Coaltrain inside the cb guts. :)

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