Kustom Coaster III (Completed)

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  1. MazdaFlyer

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    Starting with a GT Kustom Kruiser frame obtained from TinMachine. Original paint was purple, someone added the green over. My plan is to use hammered copper, oil rubbed bronze, satin cinnamon or a textured rusty brown. Leaning towards the bronze. Have rounded up most of the parts. Some are random non bike parts that have to be repurposed. I have another original GT KC bike with the original paint which rides well, the frames have a little stretch to them.

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    Kustom Coaster III will have it's third paint color application and wiil run a Sturmey Archer three speed with a Coaster Brake and will have Kustom Effects.

    Faux Springer parts X 2

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  2. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: Kustom Coaster III

    Cool! Not many more modern frames in the traditional build off, should help you stand out some!

    Luke.
     
  3. kingfish254

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    Re: Kustom Coaster III

    Diggin the idea and love the flames. There will be flames in a few places on my bike as well.
    Good luck.
     
  4. yoothgeye

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    Re: Kustom Coaster III

    Love the lines on those frames.
     
  5. MazdaFlyer

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    A few hoarded parts for the build. Have few other goodies stashed away.

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    Got to finish up some house painting and deck repairs before I get rolling too quickly on Kustom Coaster III. Also waiting on Spring to gel so I can deal with garden stuff as well.
     
  6. LukeTheJoker

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    :? There are some interesting items there! Cant wait to see how you use them! :wink:

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  7. aka_locojoe

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    That's a great frame and I'll get over the color change since your using green on the wheels :D
     
  8. tvc15

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    i have frame envy!
     
  9. MazdaFlyer

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    35 degrees, rain, sleet, snow here today. So I'm inside dealing with some details of the lights. Picked up the copper molds and insulator last winter. The LED light from LBS. Going to make a hardware run for some brass screws to hold the molds together.
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  10. thebigorangecat

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    I want to see that!
     
  11. MazdaFlyer

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    Mockup of one, will involve fork and truss rods hopefully.[​IMG]
     
  12. MazdaFlyer

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    Insulator light about done, need to decide on mounting bracket.
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  13. MplsCoaster

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    Re: Kustom Coaster III

    That frame is going to make a cool looking bike
    I like the copper theme. Are those Metropolis bars in your pile? :wink:
    Looking forward to seeing how you pull it together...
     
  14. MazdaFlyer

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    Thanks, yes they are Metropolis bars. I have another city bike with them and like their geometry and appearance. Think I've seen them on a bike in your thread.
     
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    Love these frames! The light is looking great.
     
  16. MazdaFlyer

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    Did some tear down of the frame. The original purple color shows up on the fork neck. Experimented with some possible colors previously mentioned in this topic.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  17. MazdaFlyer

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    Hubs, Sturmey Archer 3 speed and Origin 8.[​IMG]
     
  18. fordsnake

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    This is going to be one cool build...I'm sensing a lot of copper themes this year?
     
  19. kingfish254

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    Re: Kustom Coaster III

    I totally missed this light being made. That is superb!!!!!
    It reminds me of an Illudium PU-36 Space Modulator

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  20. MazdaFlyer

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    Not really liking the name of my build. Maybe I need to change the name to PU-36, Illudium or Space Modulator. Guess I need sound effects added to the light.
     

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