Chris.QCR

Chris.QCRs 1980 Harley Davidson Sportster XLH1000

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Haha cheers guys ! Yeah ill be using the Pangea Speed bars. Just getting clutch cable re done and notching oil tank for more chain clearance.

I scored the old rug for free and parked Harley on it as I was sick of cleaning up oil spots all over the garage floor so now the rug can soak it up haha

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Nice work, can't believe I had never seen this thread before.

I've been working on something similar off and on (well...mostly off) for the past 3 or 4 years too. It occurred to me the other day just how close to finishing, but meh...why rush?

Great seeing another hard tail is out there, keep up the good work.

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Cheers @Kimjon !

Yeah ive owned it for 4 years and ride it for 1 year then started to chop it. That took 1 year then 2 years of not touching at all then spent last few days on it and just about done

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Ill sort out reposting old pics later @Goat. Have aqquired another front master cylinder and im gonna fit that up this weekend amd bleed it up so I can finally take it for a spin

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Hopefully it bleeds up all good. That other one was a real pain!

Keen to see this finished! So rad. Got my chopper pine on again!

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Hey man, looking good!

I'd you want a rear fender, I've got a 1935-40 Ford rear wheel cover that I'd trade for a box of beer. Like this (but about 60% of the circle left, as I used the 40% bit on mine). 

https://picclick.com/1930s-40s-WHEEL-COVER-FORD-CHEVY-BUICK-Continental-303020313089.html

These fenders are highly sort after and have become the go-to for old school harley dudes. I hunted for one for years, turning out very hard to find one in NZ. But i got lucky one day. This is what it looks like on a bike:

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The left over bit is still in original oxide red primer. It's in better condition than the bit I used...usual story, use bad bit for practice...then it turns out looking sweet...so leave it on there.

Anyways if that happens to be what you're after...let me know? If you're looking for a different look...no stress.

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@Kimjon id be super stoked to buy that ford fender off you for a box of beers !  

Is it possible to get this to someone who is coming down from near you to wagnats next week and ill get a beer of your choice to you the same way

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1 hour ago, Chris.QCR said:

Maybe even chuck that sporty fender in too and ill chuck in 2 boxes ?

Perfect! I'm just out of Cambridge  (rural) about 5 minutes from karapiro. I'm sure we can figure it out?

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