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Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 3 BIKES' started by xddorox, May 29, 2008.

  1. xddorox

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    I have to see about the $$$ end of it before I decide, but I do have One Shot gold paint for sure.
     
  2. JoeyMac

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    where will you attach the fire hose? :shock:

    I really like the shape of the tank plate design. Really compliments the shape of the frame. Can't wait to see it come to fruition.
     
  3. aka_locojoe

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    Agree!
     
  4. xddorox

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    I just got word that my Fat Frank tires are in the mail tomorrow morning. Now I need to find a piece of flat steel for that tank plate!
     
  5. ej599

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    The hardest part is catching the squirrel.
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  6. xddorox

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    I guess you already got to that one :mrgreen:
     
  7. ej599

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    Yeah. The bandages come off tomorrow. :lol:
     
  8. xddorox

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    I got my hands on a piece of sheet metal and managed to cut the tank plate. I just need to fabricate the brackets and drill some holes before I can paint it. I painted the front wheel today since i should get my tires in the mail this week. I'll have to sacrifice the rear wheel off of Victoria for this build since I can't seem to find one around here for now.

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  9. xddorox

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    In true traditional fire apparatus fashion, I detailed the wheel with gold and chrome accents.
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  10. CCR

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    gold looks great gerry, like the spoke tips at the hub too, nice finished look :D
     
  11. aka_locojoe

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    Very nice detail.
     
  12. sensor

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    that wheel looks sweet :mrgreen:
     
  13. xddorox

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    Thanks for the great comments guys. I've finally went over a major hurdle today, I found a crank set! It may seem obvious, but around here an American sized crank is not that easy to find. I started this build with a bare frame that was stripped for the Hannan Rocket build(That frame is cooking as we speak), so I had to start from scratch. So now that my stress level is down, my motivation is up. :mrgreen:
     
  14. oldy57

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    I like those wheels. The nipples set them off nicely. The whole bike looks nice.
     
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    Chain Gang Lowriders came thru and I got my tires today. Wow, I knew they would look great, but the pictures don't make them justice. They look just awesome in the flesh. Anybody know how to clean these properly?

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    You might try some mild Ivory or equivilent liquid dishwashing detergent and water at first to clean them. Chemical based automotive detergents like Bleachwhite might have a negative effect on the stripes? Try a soft to medium bristle brush. The wheel and tire combination looks great! Thanks!!!
     
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    westleys bleech white and a brush, with tires up in the air. nice lookin shoes on that red !!!
     
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    i know they are hard to clean with that "dimpled" design. i think i just used good ol soap and scrubbed. lookin good by the way. i really gotta get crackin on mine
     
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    just so you know thats more than likely a recipe for disaster if you use it with the tires on the wheels(enamel paint im assuming...........) itll etch into the paint(dont ask me how i know this :roll: )
     
  20. xddorox

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    Thanks for the advice guys, dish soap it is. :D
     

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