(WBO) GIRL GONE BAD

Discussion in 'WINTER 2015 BUILD OFF' started by KEMPRACING, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. KEMPRACING

    KEMPRACING

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    Well i wouldnt miss this build off for the world , going to start with a late 40s or early 50s girls rollfast , i tired to sell this bike a bunch of times and nobody wanted it so now it becomes my build off bike , Going to build the frame and forks from scratch and just use the rear wheel and crank and and will be looking for the matching front wheel , i have never used a skip tooth for a custom build so this should be fun , rollfast and DP harris004.jpg rollfast and DP harris005.jpg
     
  2. GuitarlCarl

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    Cool chain guard too...
    As a side project, them frames look cool flipped over.

    Carl.
     
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  3. deven_science

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    I've made a couple of custom stretched cruisers with a skiptooth drive. The disappointing thing is always how few people notice.
     
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    Ya I have already had people ask if I was going to use the chain guard and if not they want it , couldn't sell the bike but people want the parts
     
  5. GuitarlCarl

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    I'd strip the paint and use it...
    Headbadge too, gives your build some heritage.
    Drive the purists crazy...:rofl:

    Carl.
     
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  6. The Renaissance Man

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    You'll need to think about the chain length when you build the frame, it might be difficult to come up with extra links if it becomes necessary.

    (I'd be interested in the stem if you part it out.):)
     
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    Good to have you in the WBO!

    Luke.
     
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  8. KEMPRACING

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    Well as of now I have 5 skip link chains in the shop , hopefully I can get it built using just 2 full lengths of chain , "I hope"
     
  9. KEMPRACING

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    I have been called all kinds of things by the purists for using old parts for some of my builds , but they still come and go through all my boxes looking for the parts they need for there restoration , hahaha
     
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    Looks like a good candidate for a stretching or a gender change , I'm sure it will be cool.
    Mark
     
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    I loved what you did with your Speedster, so can't wait to see what you come up with here!
     
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    If i was in the usa,i would have snatched it up..Not a bad bike,just add a top bar and away you go...
     
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  13. KEMPRACING

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    Well I was going to build a whole new frame but I think I will use this one with a little twist , Like Carl said I think I will drive the purists crazy on this one , pictures soon
     
  14. GuitarlCarl

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    <This cat, is watching....

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    watching and waiting. :)
     
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    +1! Put me down for number 3 watcher!

    Luke.
     
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    Ok here we go , the frame is stripped and ready to be cut , the plan is to stretch the frame by about 10" just behind the crank , moving the crank forward and leaning the seat post back and lowering the top rear stays , then remove the front top bar and turn it into a mens bike , trying to find the right tank for this build but i do have some coming from CRASH and will see if any of those will fit the look , not sure about forks yet but first the frame WBO bike 2015001.jpg
     
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    This will be cool, loving the plan!

    Luke.
     
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    Well i got some work done today , I know the purist hate me right now but i think this was the right way to go with this build , frame was only stretched 5" to get the lean back i wanted , heres some pictures of the progress WBO 2015 FRAME008.jpg WBO 2015 FRAME009.jpg WBO 2015 FRAME005.jpg WBO 2015 FRAME001.jpg
     
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    :113: COOL!

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