lets see the airheads scramblers!

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by bringenufgun, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    now that is one sweet looking moto!
  2. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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    Sweet!
    Aluminum or chrome scrambler style fender up front, and I would think that it's pretty damned near perfect!
  3. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    I've been pondering this fender question. Going back and forth between the airheads scrambler and dirtbike threads. Stylistically speaking...it strikes me that the scrambler motif involves a chrome/stainless fender, low to the tire. The dirtbike motif is a higher fender, painted to match the tank.

    I'm inclined to the low metal fender in front; higher metal fender in the back. Need to think about how to attach it to my lower fork brace...
  4. Boxer Metal

    Boxer Metal Mad Scientist

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    I'm in love:raabia
  5. oldroadie

    oldroadie Two wheel addict

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    [​IMG]

    I did pretty much that, in fact I pretty much copied the current Triumph offering...except in brushed aluminum
  6. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    Where did you source the fenders...aluminum is a good choice.
  7. apt13

    apt13 Been here awhile

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  8. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    That's a really clean look -- totally hidden exhaust and carbs! :rofl
  9. oldroadie

    oldroadie Two wheel addict

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    7 Metal West offers a variety of metals, ribs or no, ducktail or no. Good product built on demand so it takes a couple of weeks once your order is in. No affiliation, just used his parts and like the product.

    http://7metalwest.com/motorcycle_parts.html
  10. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    Query for scrambler fans...

    I'm in a position to decide what size front wheel to put on my R90 scrambler build. I've got a modified rear and XR600 forks, so the bike sits up higher than a normal airhead. I have a nice beefy 21" wheel for when I go truly offroad.

    I'm having a second front wheel built for street and fireroads. I know 19" is the standard, but I am tempted to go with 18" for the option of a wider front tire (like a 4" K70) and a bit quicker handling on backroads. The difference in rake/trail is miniscule...

    Any thoughts on this...?
  11. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    Reckon this Rooney built bike qualifies as a scrambler :deal

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  12. WnRn

    WnRn Left right out

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    Its what you can't see in this build that would make it very interesting.
  13. tdrrally

    tdrrally Long timer

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    i could stand to see more of that bike:evil
  14. Beater

    Beater The Bavarian Butcher

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    What tires are those? Mitas? E07's?
  15. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    The E 07 appears to be the pick of the Mitas tyres, especially on the rear. Hard wearing, good handling, and good enough for dirt running, with something more aggressive on the front if needed.
  16. mothers worry

    mothers worry Adventurer

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    that a seat straight from a new royal enfield rang the dealer and ordered it from spare parts cost $180
  17. DiabloADV

    DiabloADV Semi-Occasional

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    What's the ignition coil setup on that bike? Single coil with two outputs...?
  18. Houseoffubar

    Houseoffubar HoFmetalworks.com

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    looks like it!
  19. gs-ell

    gs-ell Been here awhile

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    some good ideas here

    Thanks
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  20. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    yup, thinking of buying a '79 R65 to start a little project:D