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post #1 of 13 Old 07-11-2007, 03:18 PM Thread Starter
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Getting Tired of Riding the V

Need more of a challenge since the danged thing is too easy to ride. I need more wind in my face and buffeting. I miss the buffeting.

Got some old tractor parts and tubing laying around from an old swing set. All I need is a weekend and a decent supply of whiskey.

This is the result I'm looking for:



Any ideas on suspension? I'm thinking of converting the springs from an old Willy's jeep...

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Why have a suspension? Those bikes are made to look at not ride (at least not comfortably).:mrgreen:

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Need more of a challenge since the danged thing is too easy to ride. I need more wind in my face and buffeting. I miss the buffeting.

Got some old tractor parts and tubing laying around from an old swing set. All I need is a weekend and a decent supply of whiskey.

This is the result I'm looking for:



Any ideas on suspension? I'm thinking of converting the springs from an old Willy's jeep...
Where do u fill gas on that thing?? In the skull? :mrgreen:

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post #4 of 13 Old 07-11-2007, 07:52 PM
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post #5 of 13 Old 07-11-2007, 08:19 PM
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What a POS..........

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Yes, gas in the skull. That way it will flame nicely when headed over a cliff. I'm guessing this design will not turn easily or at all.

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I wonder what it looked like before it died?
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post #10 of 13 Old 07-12-2007, 11:19 AM Thread Starter
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I wonder what it looked like before it died?
Something like this maybe?



Yep, those are chainsaws.

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