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  1. Thanks...just a quick update. I received my chain, and the parts I ordered to create the tensioner. But found out, the front sprocket I had, was about twice as thick as will fit the chain. I poured over the information I had gathered on the chain conversion. Ordered another front sprocket, and it appears to be much closer to what I need. Ive got Thursday night off, so I'll try to get some work done then. Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  2. Really dig this build..la putana as well...seems we both enjoy a slammed, stretched out frame. Can't wait to see how the paint turns out on this! Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  3. It's a bike! Ok, not quite, but I did get her off the jig, and on to her own 2 wheels... Now to order a giant chain, and an idler to build a tensioner with. I'll get a longer straightedge down there to line up the sprockets with and get motor mounts made in the meantime. Pretty stoked how it's shaping up, but the rear fender is killing me Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  4. Hehe...I didnt even notice while we were bending tube, but welding, grinding, or cutting I watch em like a hawk...having a piece of steel removed from an eye isn't much fun...only one way to find that out Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  5. I'm not sure yet, but there should be plenty of room under the seat for it to flow through. I'm planning on using an idler/tensioner there. The next time I get a chance to work on it, I'm going to try and get the wheels mounted, and make the engine mounts Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  6. Ok....so, I finally got some time to sneak down into the basement, and get some work done on my frame. I cut off the rear wishbones and started over on them. New bottom legs Wishbone top hoop New seat tube structure. My eldest kid decided to help today...best feeling ever when you can work side by side with your kid. Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  7. I'm going to try bending up a new pair of bottom legs with a better angle, then make a hoop for the upper legs...I'll connect the hoop to the backbone in 3 places. A single leg from the lower part of the backbone/seat stem, and then 2 more legs from backbone down to the hoop...thinking this should give it a lot more load bearing resistance, as well as some torsional stiffness its lacking now..planning on adding a gusset between lower wishbone and upper hoop as well. Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  8. After a bit of looking, and thinking...I'm going to cut off the rear wishbones and put them together with better angles...should still be pretty cool looking I hope, but I'd rather err on the safe side...working tonight, but hopefully, ill get some torch time in while I'm off the next couple of nights Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  9. Yeah, the more I look at those, the more I'm trying to sort out the best way to distribute the load...kinda wondering if boxing that whole section in with 3/8 would be sufficient, or if I ought to try a different approach to the wishbone sections Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  10. Couldn't resist mocking up some tins on it to catch some vibes....thinking I need to do something fat in the rear fender dept....otherwise, I'm digging it Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  11. Upper wishbone tacked up...now for the hard/slow part...first things first, need to get the rear wheel on, line up sprockets, then I can do the engine mounts, and tensioners to keep the chain out of my junk....least its starting to look like a bike now.....kinda Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  12. Bottom wishbone bent, slugged, twisted, and tacked....upper wishbone next Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  13. Made a template Cut bottom rails to size, and prepped for slugs Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  14. Backbone, downtubes, neck, and bottom frame braces tacked up. Motor sitting in it, fits the frame really well I think....now working on bottom wishbone, more later Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
  15. Bent up a couple of backbones, and a pair of downtubes... Think I'm digging this The other backbone Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk