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  1. purple

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    well I may change the name but I needed something up there. I'm doing a board tracker starting with the bike stuff hidden in this picture.
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    Plan is to modify the forks I picked out and make a lucky seven seat post and rear supports for the seat. No I haven't done any work ye but I want to try to finish it for a local show in mid July.
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    Please use the header in the build... please!

    Welcome to the build, now get to work!
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    i see a fan shroud, some gasser fenderwell headers(SBC i think), a tank, a cool lookin' leather hairpin saddle, and an early 50s straight bar frame. i wanna say columbia, but the kickstand mount looks wrong, so im gonna say rollfast.
    rock on wit yo bad self 8)
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    dont forget to tip your waitresses. they've been workin' their butts off for you :lol:
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    I had thoughts of headers on a bike.....but this is a board track not a hot rod. Anyway, those are for my Olds 350 that might have a future home in my '21 Dodge 3 window. But that's a long term project and I am digressing....

    The saddle is for it, and white peddles, tires, and torpedo grips. Also there is a tank for this.
    The previous owner said it is a 57 Columbia, but the numbers got lost as he replaced the rear dropouts. the originals were FUBAR. I have the fenders but am not using them because the mods I will be making to the forks will not permit them.

    I'm trying to figure out what shade of purple to paint it. :lol: :p
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    Did a little mock up and parts digging today. Looks like I need to buy a headset that fits this one unless one of the parts bikes outside is the right diameter cups.

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    cool start to a rad bike. what about plum purple metalic?
  9. purple

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    Just the first part of the fork mods.
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    I like it , throwing some welds around cool stuff :!: looking forward to more ....nuff said :)
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    Well I really finished assembly at the stroke of midnight. I put pics on my Photobucket but not sure how to link them with my phone so I will take my laptop to McD's after work. If you want to be the first to see them then follow the other pics links to get to my bucket.
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    Got more build pics from my mad rush this last week.
    A little paint
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    A little measurement
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    A bit of Ford Model T
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    A little mock up
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    Test fitting
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    Some quick and poorly done signage
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    And away we go....
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    See more in the finished section!

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