Greaser - "Great Balls of Fire!"

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  1. fenderhole

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    Greaser - A tribute to the 50's Hot Rod.

    The bike is a 1953 Hawthorne. I've tried to include all the key elements of 1950's Hot Rods and Lead Sleds. Modified drive train, custom shifter, aftermarket gauge, drop mirror, flamed paint job, lowered frame, chrome hub caps, flaming "exhaust"... It's all there! If you'd like to check out the build thread please follow this link -
    http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=16146

    I had a blast building this bike! So without further delay... crank up the Rockabilly, read on and enjoy!


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    Goodness, Gracious, GREAT BALLS OF FIRE!!!

    Here's the link to the video of the "Great balls of fire" flame thrower in action (sorry about the poor picture quality)-
    http://s679.photobucket.com/albums/vv152/fenderhole/?action=view&current=bike.flv

    Thanks for looking! 8)
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    Great bike , all top notch, well done old chap
  3. vibr8shun

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    ...WOW...like I said before, I'm gonna have to attatch a monkey to my handlebars blastin' away with his six-shooter cap-gun for next years RRBBO. :mrgreen: a great example of creative inginuity! :D :D :D
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    I think I see the winner here! Great job, top notch photography, outstanding!
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    All I can say is WOW! That is one classy bike. :!:
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    Definitely one of the COOLEST bikes here (ever).
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    really nice transformation on this one! :D definitely captured the 50`s hot rod spirit! 8)
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    Awesome! :D

    Indeed!
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    cool man! love the inspiration too! :D
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    thanks everybody! :D :D it wasn't an easy build but i think the end result was well worth the effort. 8)
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    the heart and soul of rock and roll!
  12. fenderhole

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    :D :D :D
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    You're a madman, fenderhole. But fortunately for you, that only helps when it comes to this hobby :)

    Really cool build, a lot of cool ideas. Don't burn yourself now! :lol:
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    All of the details are spot on and the flame thrower just pushes it over the top! Great Build.
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    Very COOL! Dig the flames.
  16. fenderhole

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    That's what it says on my birth certificate! :shock: :D
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    this thing just ROCKS!! that flame thrower totally kool.
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    quite possibly my favorite bike on the entire site! so innovative and original. i love everything about this bike. great build! loved the video, we need to see more flame shots!

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