New Rat Ride

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by RATRODER, Feb 20, 2008.

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    RATRODER Guest

    Well it is a Dax 65 bronze bush,[ yea it's been that long ] 24 inch wheels,4inch round tank,home brew frame.louis

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  2. fetor56

    fetor56 Guest

    Fantastic job u did of that rat...the tank could be bigger though(well,not much bigger) :)
    How much does it hold?
    You did the frame difficult was that?
    You also did the exhaust does it compare to the standard HT for noise/performance?
    Again fantastic job man,professional.
  3. SirJakesus

    SirJakesus Guest

    WOW! Basically the whole bike is custom! Very nice work rat it looks like you have one of the most unique bike around. By the size of that tank I'd say you could ride well over 100 miles without filling up. Did you make it 1 gallon for easy mixing at fueling stations?
  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    nice job !!!
  5. wavygravy

    wavygravy Guest

    me likie!
  6. Zev0

    Zev0 Member

    Me likie tooie. :grin:
  7. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    Very slick Rat. That should attract some admiring gazes.
  8. uncle_punk13

    uncle_punk13 Guest

    That's waht i'm talkin' about!!! Excellent work. I really dig what you've done here, especially with the tank, and hiding the CDI in a vintage appearing battery box.
    Prof. job there man!
  9. WOW. So many details.
    What gauge are your spokes?
    What's up with that exhaust?
    Is it quiet?
    Did you hide your coil in that round thing?
    How long is that wiring?
    Man,that bike is just beautiful.
    I think the 24 inch size is a plus.
    Brakes up front may be a bit hard,though.
  10. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  11. I love red wheels !
  12. foyeburger

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  13. Scottm

    Scottm Guest


    RATRODER Guest

    Thank you all for your great remarks. now to answer some questions Tank,is 4"x18"= one gal. Exhaust, I have not run this one yet,so I don't know about noise/performance Wheels,24" 12 ga. H.D. from bikeparts usa,I don't ride much,fast or far so front brakes is not a concern CDI, yes it's a soup can,see pix. Frame, frame building is not hard if you have some basic shop tools like drillpress,grinders,welding machine,lathe. thank you all again.louis

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  15. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs Member

    Sweet pipe! Gives it that much more of a classic look.
  16. That can is simply beautiful! I bet you can easily hide those wires by running them just below your engine with a wire cover. Just my 2 cents.
    You really got me thinking.
  17. foyeburger

    foyeburger Guest

    now thats bad *** !!!!!
  18. Egor

    Egor Guest

    You got the look. That is going to be fun to ride, I would like to hear that muffler, happy time forever. Have fun, Dave
    PS: Detail, detail, detail. Good looking coil cover.
  19. Torques

    Torques Guest

    Wow, very nice!
  20. Egor

    Egor Guest

    Louis have you had a chance to run that bike yet? What did you use to make that tank, you said it is 4", so is it tubing, or and old drive shaft? and were those ends hard to make? Sorry for all the questions, but that is such a good looking bike. I love the early look as you know. Have fun, Dave