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by El Skitzo
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Your Chopper Pics
Topic: Long term Triumph Chopper project
Replies: 104
Views: 30865

Re: Long term Triumph Chopper project

I picked up the bike from Tom at Sideshow Cycle yesterday and brought it home, and I'm blown away by how well the gas tank has turned out. The shape is perfect, and how well it fits the frame and covers the cross tube is just amazing. So far at every step with this bike, things are working out and l...
by El Skitzo
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Pics
Topic: Long term Triumph Chopper project
Replies: 104
Views: 30865

Re: Long term Triumph Chopper project

Next up it's putting the tank all back together. Tom has fabricated a new deeper tunnel, and smaller base (the sides of the tank narrow in more and more the deeper you go). You can see the original hidden tank mounts and fuel bung scavenged from the old tank base. Then the tunnel/base are cut to acc...
by El Skitzo
Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Pics
Topic: Long term Triumph Chopper project
Replies: 104
Views: 30865

Re: Long term Triumph Chopper project

Now the fun part, the modifications to extend the depth of the tank! 8) First up Tom makes a carboard template of what the extension will look like. At this stage he's making it a lot deeper than it needs to be, and will trim it back later once it's on the bike and more accurate measurements can be ...
by El Skitzo
Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Pics
Topic: Long term Triumph Chopper project
Replies: 104
Views: 30865

Re: Long term Triumph Chopper project

It's been waaaaay to long since we've made any progress with this bike, but we got a little distracted during 2020 with COVID issues and taking on a 1949 Ford ute project. But we've come out the blocks flying this year, and the bike has been back at Sideshow Cycles over the last few weeks tackling t...
by El Skitzo
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: The Chopper Shed
Topic: Full chop job with Meatballs springer on an XV650...
Replies: 14
Views: 1189

Re: Full chop job with Meatballs springer on an XV650...

That rear fender/sissy bar setup is looking real good!
by El Skitzo
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: On The Road Pics & Ride Reports...
Topic: Jan 2021 Midnight Ride...
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: Jan 2021 Midnight Ride...

The 'Kidney Shaker' … LOVE it! :lol: 8)
by El Skitzo
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: The Chopper Shed
Topic: Full chop job with Meatballs springer on an XV650...
Replies: 14
Views: 1189

Re: Full chop job with Meatballs springer on an XV650...

Very interesting tank choice, looking forward to seeing how this looks
by El Skitzo
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: The Chopper Shed
Topic: Twin Cam frame building... Brake caliper and guard mounting
Replies: 7
Views: 749

Re: Twin Cam frame building... Brake caliper and guard mounting

Wow those calipers turned out AMAZING, well done!!
by El Skitzo
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Chopper Shed
Topic: Full chop job with Meatballs springer on an XV650...
Replies: 14
Views: 1189

Re: Meatballs springer on an XV650...

Looking good so far!

Damn, 6'1" long wheel base is long! That's just longer than my chopped and stretched bike
by El Skitzo
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Wanted...
Topic: Looking to buy
Replies: 8
Views: 574

Re: Looking to buy

FXR is definitely the way to go!
by El Skitzo
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Chopper Chat (includes how to post photos)
Topic: Ma's death
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Re: Ma's death

Condolences to you and your family at this difficult time
by El Skitzo
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: On The Road Pics & Ride Reports...
Topic: 2020 Post Muster ride...
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Re: 2020 Post Muster ride...

Great job guys! 8)
by El Skitzo
Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Chopper Shed
Topic: Last weekend's activities (Nov 2020)
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Last weekend's activities (Nov 2020)

Wow a lot going on!

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