Moto-Muscle. Done!

Discussion in 'MUSCLE BIKE BUILD OFF 2013' started by Joosh, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: Moto-Muscle! Now what color...

    Green and black would look cool!

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    Sorry, chrome is mandatory. This is a Muscle Bike build off. It can't be a muscle bike without chrome.

    Take it down to the platers and have them dip the entire thing in chrome. (You might want to remove the tires first, although that would be cool)
     
  3. Joosh

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    Sounds like a plan!

    Im looking to do something looking like this:

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    Understated and stealth.
     
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    Tasteful! :lol:
     
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    :lol: Nice!
    Actually planning on no chrome on mine too, unless the bars I have clean up better than I expect they will...

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  7. Joosh

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    I'm in the same boat. The bars are painted silver, and the sissy bar is raw. Nothing but the crank is chrome in the whole bike.
     
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    Finally figured out a way to mount the ihome. I have a box full of these brackets, and all I had to do was drill some holes.

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    Now time to strip down, clean up, and GET TO PAINTING!
     
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    That looks good! Nice work!
     
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    With the ihome mounted, I'm now happy with the modifications. TIME TO STRIP! :mrgreen:

    Something was bothering me about the seat mount and how that tube stuck straight up.

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    All better!

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    All stripped down. Not the normal end result...

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    The frame looks tiny without all the stuff on it!

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    Yeah! it weighs about a pound too!
     
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    Got the paint! time for some bodywork.
     
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    Awesome! You going to let us in on the color choices or keeping that for the big surprise?

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    Well, still going with kawasaki green and black, but my local ace hardware only had a neon green. Curious to see how it looks!
     
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    Cool! From what I understand some neon colors can fade slightly faster than standard colors so probably best to store it out of the sun when you are done just to be safe... :wink:

    Luke.
     
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    I keep all of my bikes indoors! (I actually need to take a picture of my bike room. Its a bit crazy!)
     
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    Have you started painting yet?
     
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    Not yet. slowly working on sanding and filling everything. There are so many .... stickers on this thing!
     
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    Little update: Got my grips from porkchop!

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    And I'm starting to take excess bits off, like the brake mounts on the fork:

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    Its a ton of work!
     

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