Throwing in another build because I’ve been so good keeping up with the other two! Lol. This one should be just a restoration that doesn’t need a lot of parts, but a lot of work. Here’s what I’m starting with:
I've returned to my regular schedule. Now I just have to get through the holidays.I hope you'll be able to get one of you MBBO projects done in time. You've got a bunch of cool ideas I'd love to see come to fruition!
So, given how many colors it's been, what color is it going to be?Finally got this bike all unpackaged. Inspected parts and I’m making restoration decisions such as the chrome on the rear fender being in such horrible shape, rather than chroming it, I’m going to paint them. View attachment 148453
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and look at this. Originally painted purple, they repainted it bronze at the factory. Now it’s just covered in layers of terrible rattle can.
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I am a fan of paint names. Maybe something like Dorkwood. Or Grade Bat.Great question! What’s the answer?
Gotcha. Yeah, the seat's what put Schwinn Dixie on ice for me. Couldn't find a dark metallic blue banana in my price range, and when I could find one, the seller wouldn't get back to me.It'll depend on the seat I can get. I think I have a line on one, but until it's in my hands...
Love that one. First time I saw a regular rail with the painted fenders.I'm a fan too. I wasn't real big on them until I did this: