Rat Rod Bikes Build Off #14?

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  1. ratttrike

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    Lots of big front lights on this years bikes. Love those things. Can you purchase them or are they being built?


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  2. Troyminator

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    I got mine from a farm equipment salvage yard. It’s a 6 inch diameter 50’s-60’s tractor headlight that I converted to battery powered LED[​IMG]


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  4. OddJob

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    Yep ^ old tractor lights are plentiful and relatively cheap on ebay. I have used them a few times on builds. Usually I replace the guts and bulb with an LED light, battery operated.

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  5. The Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance Man __CERTIFIED DIVER__ (Open Water & Open Dumpster) Pro Member

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    I think I may hold the record for the longest running build off thread.:21:

    I started my build thread just a couple of minutes in after randomly noticing that Steve opened the competition early. Then I had some major problems getting my finished thread started last night which caused me to slide in under the wire with only 5 minutes to spare.:eek:

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  6. Skipton

    Skipton Come out and ride with The Chicago TailDraggers!

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    Parkinson’s Law will get you every time! :rolleyes::confused::D
     
  7. Dr. Tankenstein

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    That tractor could be some inspiration for a ‘muscle farm bike’


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  8. GuitarlCarl

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    Ever the rebel I opted for a small light this year...
    Actually the glass was a birthday gift so I used it with a smaller LED bike light. TGS lite1.jpg TGS lite4.jpg

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  9. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    I got mine from ebay. These Unity brand lights come in a few sizes. Some were for tractors, other for cars, police cars, etc.

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  10. handyandy1100

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    On last year's entry I used a cheap motorcycle driving light with a 6 volt replacement bulb. They come in pairs. The other one resides on another bike.[​IMG]

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  13. GuitarlCarl

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    Unity lights have a bit of deco flair to them too. Last years build, Westfield Wasteland had a Unity spotlight on it with a cool knob on the back, so I used it as a flip up.
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