1HP ELGIN ''UndeadCustom'' FINISHED!!!

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  1. xddorox

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    Ahuntsic...near Pont Viau. :)
     
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  2. cman

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    I really like your stem for a seat post. I have not seen someone convert the clamp to work in that manner.
     
  3. OneHorsePower

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    Thanks! rly? i saw someone use a stem in the past on this site, but when it was time to do it , i could not find the thread ... thought this was how the guys made it, so simple (except for the reducing the diameter part):whew:

    the cylender inside the stem have to be alluminum , tighting it hard will stamp the little grooves of the clamp it , also have to use a standard bolt thought that ;)
     
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  4. OneHorsePower

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    Many things going on for the bike :nod:

    -still trying to find a welder that won't rip me off :oops:

    -Getting the tires in 2days :D

    -Started to make a faux tank , i shaped the foam ,fiberglass soon!

    -Still not sure the tires will fit in there so i have a "plan-B" make rear bolt-on drop-outs extensions to drop and make the frame longer by about 2 inchs and giving me more clearance in the chain stays... design is very esthetic , but i rather not alter the look of the original frame , and its allot of work;)

    -planing a custom springer fork:rockout: since i cant find any true vintage ones around here

    -rebuilding a Bendix RB-2 hub
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    Pics soon
     
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  5. OneHorsePower

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    Got the frame welded by a great guy i met "another bike freak like me and you" :thumbsup:
    Got the tire:D
    got the Bendix hub rebuilt but the bearing races are bad and it won't work fine:(

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    that droping rear plate/dropouts design have to be updated a bit still ... and yes you can laught at my misshap with the iron on the floor:giggle: not that this floor is a big loss ether,it has seen better days
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    Soooo Tight !!!!!:eek::43::cool: but thats exactly how i wanted it , so glad it actually fits that perfectly
    Found out these are actually "Street-Hogs" tires 26x3"
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    the tank:rolleyes: fiberglassing this weekend "hopefully"
     
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  7. LukeTheJoker

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    Those tires are a great fit, love the tank shape!

    Luke.
     
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  8. OneHorsePower

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    Its officially a Fatty!:eek:
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  9. OneHorsePower

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    Did not have much time to work on the bike the 2 last weeks since i started a new job , but still coupple things done and in progress

    seat post from a 5/8" solid stainless rod and a aluminum shim for the frame and a steal one for the seat clamp
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    Make the dropouts extentions plates ... made in 1/8" steal ... also added some kind of retainer plates on the back sides to prevent the original dropout form splitting appart and also help keeping everything tight and strong .. found these small chrome mirror hooks and used them on the bottom bolts
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    chain is parallel to the chain stay:thumbsup:
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    a better view at the final clearance
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    Also got a 700c fork that looks better and offer more hight clearance
    Had to spread it allllot to give me some place , because it will used to make a springer fork:cool:
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    And i started the fiberglass on the tanks , not a real nice job , but it give me a good strong base to finish it with fiber bondo ... still unsure how i will attach them together on the frame tho
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    still allot to do before these are done , the bike is back as a roller so no stress:)
     
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  10. kingfish254

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    Ton of cool ideas going into this build!!!!
    What is the cog you have on the non-drive side of the cranks?
    Seat looks great on the bike.
    Tires are fitting nicely
    Great drops
    Cool glass tank halves
    Keep building my friend!!!!!
    Digging this build!
     
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  11. LukeTheJoker

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    Some good work and cool ideas happening here 1HP! I love how you always think outside the box and are willing to give it a try!

    Luke.
     
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  12. OneHorsePower

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    Thank's King ! the cog is just for the looks , also did this on my brother's Ross
     
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  13. OneHorsePower

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    Thanks luke , i appreciate that compliment :happy:
     
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  14. OneHorsePower

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    Mudding begins !

    taped the 2 halfs in place , then first coat making sure everything is equal and well sealed aroud the perimeter
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    then removed the tape and fill the remaining parts and smoothing it u a little more
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    also bought 3/8" steel rods and a stainless "loop/anchor bolt" with 1"inside diameter to start making a fork
    the anchor bolt will be bent 90*
    here is what i hope to build if i can find a leafspring
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  15. LukeTheJoker

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    Awesome concept!

    Looks like the spring will be pulled down when you hit a bump?
    If that is the case, you will want the second "helper" spring under the main leaf, not on top...

    Luke.
     
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  16. OneHorsePower

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    true !!! thanks for mentioning this!:praise: altho i kind of like the look of seeing both leafs , i might end up bolting them together to use it this way ... and in fact i might not even need to , cause its all resting on the fork horizontal rod under the leafs , ill see when i get there
     
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    So , after first coat of fiber bondo ,
    sanding and triming the inside edges,
    seccond coat to even it a bit more,
    sanding and a coat of bodyfiller ,
    sanding and primer,
    sanding and primer,
    bodyfiller in the tiny inperfections ,
    sanding and primer,
    sanding and primer,
    and primer again , this is then result :whew::smug::113:
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    sound like a long process , but everything dry fast , so it was done in about 3h total in 2 days , few min here and there .... now the brainstrorming begins to find a good way to stealth mount the tank , fixed on one side and easily removable form the other for storage inside :39:
     
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  18. OneHorsePower

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    no progress , just showing how the tank fits :)
    still bending my mind to find the best way to mount it and witch fork design to build :39:
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  19. LukeTheJoker

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    Tank is looking awesome on there!

    Luke.
     
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    I second this.
     
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