Rat Rod

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by Rusty513, Jun 23, 2007.

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  1. Rusty513

    Rusty513 Guest

    Just got the engine on the other day & all ready the chain came off & got stuck between the sprocket & the spokes & bent my new rim. Oh well, it's way too much fun. Off to the bike shop to buy another rim.

  2. Patch

    Patch Guest

    WOW that bike is KILLER :D Did the rims come like that (all pretty red)? How'd you paint the frame? IE did you sand it first?

    You make me want a cruiser now too! I still have payments due on the first engine :sad: Oh well Still a super cool bike
  3. Rusty513

    Rusty513 Guest

    I scuffed up the chrome rims with sand paper & then sprayed them flat red out of a can. I picked the frame out of the garbage & sanded it down to bare medal & then sprayed it flat black out of a can.
  4. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    Hey Fonzie! thats 1 sweet ride 8)
  5. Nice save on the bike.
    I think it looks very good.

    I see bikes all the time around here out in the trash.I,m going to have to start grabbing them for parts and experimentation purpopses.
  6. Dockspa1

    Dockspa1 Guest

    You have at least trippled your investment already. Way to findem and make them better than new again!
  7. Dockspa1

    Dockspa1 Guest

    Now that I think about it, that reminds me of how I met my wife!
    Ouch! glad she wasn't standing behind. :razz: :smile:
  8. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs Member

    NICE! Too bad you wasted the rear wheel!

  9. davidsis

    davidsis Guest


    That bike needs a budwieser beer can air filter. I made one for mine you have lots of room too. I just cut up a bear can and made a filter out of it. I got a piece of foam rubber and made my air cleaner about twice as thick as the one that it came with and put oil on it. You have enough room.
  10. Rusty513

    Rusty513 Guest

    Cool idea with the bud can. Do you have any pics of it?
  11. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

  12. forrest

    forrest Guest

    Hello Rusty

    What part of town are you in? I live north of the city up I-71. Your bike looks great, would like to see it in person.

  13. davidsis

    davidsis Guest