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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 05:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Thanks Mike, appreciate knowing Nemosengineer is...

Thanks Mike, appreciate knowing Nemosengineer is following my build... I am enjoying your Harley Dual Sport, The Land Speed Street Bike (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1051908) in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-23-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Rear wheel final fitting, spacers machined to...

Rear wheel final fitting, spacers machined to length. 16" OEM HD "Conestoga" 9-spoke wheel, 11.5" OEM HD brake rotor, GMA rear 4-piston brake.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Satin Black fender, solo spring saddle,...

Satin Black fender, solo spring saddle, Progressive Series 422 Adjustable Shocks installed:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00209_zpsnvpujk1l.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-19-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Pulling string across backside of sprockets to...

Pulling string across backside of sprockets to verify/check alignment:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00204_zpst5bwuoko.jpg

Rear wheel centered in frame, Jupiter aligns...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38,266
Views: 10,150,959
Posted By flipr
Makes my 'puter an iMac...

Makes my 'puter an iMac...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-17-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Triple-tree, swingarm, tanks: ...

Triple-tree, swingarm, tanks:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00201_zpsfdag40a5.jpg

A few wires starting to appear... oil-filter mount installed.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-12-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
More of the little things: ...

More of the little things:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00189_zpssaqquybo.jpg

Removed OEM chrome oil tank, replaced with Kraft Tech oil tank... soon to be Satin Black. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-06-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Making progress, though it's hard to see: ...

Making progress, though it's hard to see:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00185_zpsrr7fxr0y.jpg

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00187_zpsru30v6x0.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-02-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Primo Belt-Drive Primary / GMA Shifter & Pegs: ...

Primo Belt-Drive Primary / GMA Shifter & Pegs:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00182_zpsmykgw2z3.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-01-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Primo Inner Primary: ...

Primo Inner Primary:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00180_zpsbwlbp1dz.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-30-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
32 Amp Alternator: ...

32 Amp Alternator:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00173_zpswzgjjjih.jpg

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00176_zpsxgwpi3mx.jpg

Next... primary.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Couldn't wait... only two days since paint: ...

Couldn't wait... only two days since paint:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00171_zpsl2xveq8q.jpg

S&S V111 Evo & Baker DD 5-speed, now the fun begins.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-25-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Same frame, different location: ...

Same frame, different location:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00165_zpswskuo1oz.jpg

Moved inside to begin build. Paint still needs to cure a bit longer... really trying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,822
Posted By flipr
Hope that statement was sarcasm... My next...

Hope that statement was sarcasm...

My next door neighbor does in fact have a straight piped shovelhead Harley. I just got back from helping tune his S&S Super E... revs much better now. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Rattle-can paint job: ...

Rattle-can paint job:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00163_zps3t3y70au.jpg

Satin Black... let it cure for a week or so, then final assembly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,822
Posted By flipr
Before we get too far off in left field... my...

Before we get too far off in left field... my idea behind posting the video was to illustrate why some (myself included) like the sound of a straight pipe shovel at idle. One kick start, and no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,822
Posted By flipr
Appears to be quite a bit of rake in the triple...

Appears to be quite a bit of rake in the triple trees, trail may actually be reduced to a manageable amount. Even with "flop" under control, turn radius would make 3 point turns necessary... I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 35,822
Posted By flipr
Kick start, straight pipes: <iframe...

Kick start, straight pipes:

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yS0b59bY_Po" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,485
Posted By flipr
How much have I spent on motorcycles? Fifty...

How much have I spent on motorcycles? Fifty years... and still spending.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-04-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
See those Compu-Fire boxes just behind the rear...

See those Compu-Fire boxes just behind the rear wheel... Gen III (53700) electric "kicker" in one, 32 amp (55520) charging system in the other.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
FatBoy fender, will need custom brackets to fit. ...

FatBoy fender, will need custom brackets to fit.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00162_zpszij2lr61.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Baker 5-speed "goodness" sitting in place......

Baker 5-speed "goodness" sitting in place... plastic wrap stays until assembly.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00158_zpsbfipwfjw.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-21-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
A delivery from Drago's Bike Works...

A delivery from Drago's Bike Works (http://dragosbikeworks.com):

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00157_zpsbl9tab7f.jpg

Ceramic coated (not chrome) inside and out. Dragula...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
The big twins have been twin-cam for about 15...

The big twins have been twin-cam for about 15 years now, that's long enough for the S&S Evo to satisfy my Luddite tendencies. The S&S Evo is still modern enough to satisfy power needs, reliability,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Package from S&S: ...

Package from S&S:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00155_zpsehqxuvav.jpg

Peek inside:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00156_zps11dfzula.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
It's a Custom Chrome piece... ...

It's a Custom Chrome piece...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221009739544?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

I bought it on eBay.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Fat Boy handlebars and Milwaukee USA risers: ...

Fat Boy handlebars and Milwaukee USA risers:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00154_zps0ouoswda.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-14-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
This engine is mild by S&S standards, a touring...

This engine is mild by S&S standards, a touring engine (4.125" x 4.125" square bore x stroke) if you like. Well into the 100+ HP/Torque club... so an upgraded drive train was in order. A bit out of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-13-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Engine: S&S V111 EVO Transmission: Baker DD...

Engine: S&S V111 EVO
Transmission: Baker DD 5-speed
Primary: Primo belt-drive
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
5 gallon.

5 gallon.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Trying the tanks on for size: ...

Trying the tanks on for size:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00151_zps7bdyae14.jpg

Rubber-mount flatside tanks in final position, no interference with front forks... seat...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-09-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Rolling Chassis... almost: ...

Rolling Chassis... almost:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00148_zpsb6hfvp7p.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Front forks and a bit of tin: ...

Front forks and a bit of tin:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00147_zpsxhlwnvzo.jpg

Old School 130/90 x 16" tires front and rear. OEM Harley 9-spoke Conestoga wheels......
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Neck/fork cups and Timkens installed: ...

Neck/fork cups and Timkens installed:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00145_zpsp19ap5nq.jpg

Test fitting of (03 Heritage Softail) triple-tree, fits perfect, fork stops...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,388
Posted By flipr
Softail Bobber

Mostly in the parts gathering stage... build is just starting.

Just off the Big Brown truck:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00140_zpsp6cg7ero.jpg

On work cart, trial...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 63,536
Posted By flipr
The Kymco Bet & Win 250 in my bridge picture was...

The Kymco Bet & Win 250 in my bridge picture was purchased from Solano in St. Augustine. My Vespa GTS 300 was purchased from New Scooters 4 Less (NS4L) in Gainesville... I have pictures and video,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 63,536
Posted By flipr
Since it was my tag, I say count it and let the...

Since it was my tag, I say count it and let the game move on...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 63,536
Posted By flipr
Guilty! Obviously I haven't outgrown...

Guilty!

Obviously I haven't outgrown 2-wheelers (or three)... starting a Bobber project. Last custom build was 1995, figured 20 years was long enough to wait. (one of my sons still has the 1995)
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 63,536
Posted By flipr
Should have been a little clearer on the...

Should have been a little clearer on the suspension bridge. Any suspension bridge, traffic, foot, scouts rope bridge, pre-Columbian art, etc...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 63,536
Posted By flipr
Suspension bridge

Tag: Scooter / Suspension bridge

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/LF200GY-5_10.jpg

First and only suspension bridge open to vehicle traffic in Florida... Luraville Crossing.
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