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indyrednek
27th June 2006, 04:58
Picked up my cables Friday and I went from this:
http://xlforum.net/photopost/data/679/Project_Bike_June_4_2006.JPG
To this:
http://xlforum.net/photopost/data/681/new_bike_june_25_2006_006.jpg
Seat: stock solo
Pipes: modified "Sweet Dreams",torque cones
Bars: 18"
Front fender: ?
Belt Guards: ?
License mount: side mount

It was definately a LOOOONNNG day Saturday.
But it was well worth it.
I am expecting many more long days this Fall.

cjburr
27th June 2006, 05:01
my,my,my, someone's been a busy boy :) :) :)

Looking good, is it comfy with those apes??

rottenralph
27th June 2006, 05:02
Now you need to pull the cover off the sofa(solo seat) and cut away about half the padding and then staple the cover back on and it will be perfect. I hate those stock solos when so little work can actually turn it into a nice looking solo.

Scooter_Trash
27th June 2006, 05:03
Schweet! You're gonna have the driest armpits in town.

santansporty
27th June 2006, 05:20
Looks great! Quite a difference...

calsport05
27th June 2006, 05:40
Lookin' good! Nice changes.

bud095
27th June 2006, 06:17
i have one of thoes only its white and 2 years older!:smoke btw, i like it!

Paulie420
27th June 2006, 06:39
Yea, I $@#*!$@#*!$@#*!$@#*!in love it! How tall are those bars? I wanna go with mini apes and the same type riser setup... figuring out how to do it with a 1200c.... :D Bike looks bad to the bone, LOVE the pipes... you might wanna look at a HD Reach solo seat, its in between the stock and the lepera bare bones... still gives some support and looks cool. Can be had CHEAP on ebay... you can see pics of one in my gallery.

Take care, lookin great.

sicksporty
27th June 2006, 06:55
Man that completely changed the whole look or attitude of your bike. I didn't know taking off the reflectors would make that big of a difference. I'll be doing that this weekend now. HUGE difference! Good looking bike and bad to the bone exhaust and ape hangers.

sportyblue
27th June 2006, 07:36
WOW....what a difference................bikes got a much much better attitude now.......I love those pipes.......

Bill2
27th June 2006, 07:48
Much improved, nice!

midnitewolf
27th June 2006, 08:01
I like it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Takingabreak
27th June 2006, 08:45
It looks great, but I think you will need a set of progressive shocks.

indyrednek
27th June 2006, 14:08
It looks great, but I think you will need a set of progressive shocks.
Shocks?:roflblack
No shocks for me.
Just solid strut plates.:p

wagoneer12
27th June 2006, 16:14
looks SCHWEET! nice job, the apes and pipes are great.

No front fender - nice
no reflectors - nice

Looks like you moved the front turn signals to the engine guard? better than 3 feet in the air I suppose:laugh


With them struts, I'd be thinking sprung solo seat. Badass

indyrednek
27th June 2006, 16:45
Looks like you moved the front turn signals to the engine guard? better than 3 feet in the air I suppose:laugh


With them struts, I'd be thinking sprung solo seat. Badass
Seat in the works along with another frame.
The signals are only temporary until I come up with something I like.
I am too cheap to buy a t/s relocation kit.
$$ could be used elsewhere.

wagoneer12
28th June 2006, 03:05
rigid frame? now I'm gettin real jealous, rubbermount too, shucks man wheres the frame coming from?

TiBaal89
28th June 2006, 03:16
Bike looks real sweet - big difference for just a day!

Oh, and changing the other Sporty into a pickup truck is pretty impressive too. ;)

itsshemp
28th June 2006, 07:02
Looks Great Indy! Been busy eh!?

Awsome look! Let us know how it rides!

Blaze
30th June 2006, 12:55
Saweet! Looking great Indy...can't wait to see what's next!

eastcoastiron
20th August 2006, 22:26
i have 16 inch Carlini 1 1/4 apes with braided cable 6 monthes old any takes resonable offers accepted

MidWest XL
20th August 2006, 23:54
Looks a TON better. Nice job, Indy. How's the exhaust sound with the new setup?

Hanoverfiste
20th August 2006, 23:58
I must say I love the apes!!

rottenralph
21st August 2006, 00:28
I would like to see a pic of you on the bike and I would like to know how tall and inseem. That way I can decide what length I need. I would also like to see what the riding position looks like. I would like to be comfy and the right position is important to me.

Ks-Sportster
22nd August 2006, 04:00
Very nice, very nice indeed! I want to build an ape hanger bobber soo bad. I"m thinking of getting another old sporty to just do this!

indyrednek
25th August 2006, 22:25
I would like to see a pic of you on the bike and I would like to know how tall and inseem. That way I can decide what length I need. I would also like to see what the riding position looks like. I would like to be comfy and the right position is important to me.
I'll get GF to take pics this weekend.
6'1" & 32" and a whopping 245#

rshute4
26th August 2006, 03:21
Indy you RUINED a perfectly good bike!






AND made it better! :roflblack

when are we going riding again so i can see it in person?

eastcoastiron
26th August 2006, 06:42
heres me 5' 7 inches-------with 16,s also-----theres thr bike everythings for sale-----21x3 front wheel--60 spoke---new---gas tank---rear fender assembly---swingarms--got 3----pulleys----got a 3/4 offset pulley also----
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y250/eastcoastiron/done026.jpg

Big_Baazzoo
26th August 2006, 07:40
Nice work, here, nice Iron. Apes ... I dont know, i love the look, never tried the ride. But I do love a nice pic of Hot Iron!

Hanoverfiste
4th September 2006, 05:27
heres mine so far, 13" apes, 2 " risers..
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y255/hanoverfiste/100_2219112.jpg
Eastcoast, how many teeth on those pulleys you have for sale? Im interrested...

sas0662
4th September 2006, 10:55
Indy,
nice changes!
We're about the same height and weight, so here's my 2cents.
My bike has rear short Progressives, solo spring seat, 18" apes, forward controls.
http://xlforum.net/photopost/data/500/medium/Sportster_002_Medium_.jpg
I find the ride fairly comfortable (seat, suspension, apes).
Less so with the forward controls (I cant 'carry' any weight on the footpegs to speak of).
Of course, with the apes it's rather difficult to make tight turns at slow speeds and there's lots of highway wind resistance at speeds over 90 kph.
I have also experienced some handlebar movement (forward in hard braking, backwards in hard accelaration) that scared the s**t out of me the first time; I made sure that the clamp is tight but it may have something to do with the height of the apes and its leverage effect.
Regarding your turn signals, you may want to think about barend lights (clean and unobtrusive).
Happy riding!
Soto

eastcoastiron
10th September 2006, 03:48
cycle one frames nice---went up like 400 bucks since 6 months ago ---my pulleys are stock 19991200 pulleys----front and rear--and i have a 29t 3/4 offset that came with my 200 kit---i can return it and he will send me a sprocket but only has 23t i need a 24t soo whatever that costs I want for my pulley --I need a 24t .900 offset sprocket

david000
18th September 2006, 20:08
eastcoastiron, did you get my PMs about the bars????