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Had a bit of fun moving the engine 7 inches back to create an exposed rear wheel,fat boy tyre on double wide rim. had to re think the shock to ensure minimal movement and compensate with some bum springs on a diy bobber seat. settled on a dirt bike shock set to rigid. auto scoot front end, lovely suspension, 2 different size tyre, no significant difference to handling. also lowered rear end a few inches. boost bottle makes no obvious difference to speed but smoother acceleration. I really enjoyed reading on this site about big tyres. I had a dilemma as you will see but i got it in. Amazing what you can do with a grinder and welder. IOW Rally this year, apart from wobbly drops as i hadnt used lock tight on the bolts - its all groovy.
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American chopper should do a scoot like this but it'd be too damn much work for them. Besides they farm almost everything out anyway, except for the initial fabrication & assembly. Nice scoot post more pics as progress continues. Nerd emoticon
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That's cool as shit.. in a roadwarriortransformersgnarly kinda way... I dig it.
Like your wide rear.. a lot.. which tire (tyre) is that?
Very cool man.. liked the video too, good track.
Cheers
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ohhhh deary dear ........ i do look the look of that ...... like the rear tyre size .... have ya seen the lowered t5 with the mini tyre

im gonna keep me eye on this thread
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I love the bigger tire in the back. I'm not usually a fan of rat bikes, but I'm really glad I watched this, because that bike is SO cool. Really diggin' what you did with the engine cowl, too.
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a not so normal vbb2 '64, a weirdo vbx '86, a not so normal pts100 '82 and a yellow sunshine '74 sprint
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show me more pics along the way mate, i am so follow this thread

good luck with the bike and cheer mate
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Loving the look of this one !
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2 helmets, 2 jackets, 4 spark plugs, 2 rear bulbs, some bolts, a spring, an ET rear rack, clear indicators and half a can of unleaded, but no bike!
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great thread, come on, its been over a month, lets have some more pictures!
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Uber Rat!
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here are some updates on my old pussy riot ratbike
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