Scott F
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A little 13 hour road trip to Phoenix and back to pick up the perfect donor bike.

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This asshole was tailgating me the whole way home.

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Chopper transformation begins.

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The perfect powerplant, a Ducati 916 motor.

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Aluminum swing arm in our propriatary Jig

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Frame design concept started

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Waiting for gas tank to coordinate frame form concept

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Foot Control Plates getting cut

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Sides of the tank getting started

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Mocking up the tank angle

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Working out the frame structure

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Creating room for the air intake

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leaving liters of space for electronics to hide between gas tanks

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The villain angle. First fitment with Scott.

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The finished bike will be even more blurry as it blasts past you.

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Suspension engineering next. The project takes on it's own personality

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Old school form by hand and railroad track

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Seat shape taking form

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subframe design next

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custom clutch cover design in progress by Massaro designs

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Custom radiator and mounts with rubber.

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Clean hard lines for fuel delivery.

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Neat spaghetti

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Bolt on aluminum sub frame

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Spaghetti bowl

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Spool bungs. Racey!

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handlebar base and milled top clamp

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single sided tank?

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lotsa wires to sort and route

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Lotsa leak free TIG welding.

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button up the gas tanks

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wait till you hear the tone

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hand fabricated detailing makes this bike a work of art

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locating the exhaust

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a blank 13 massaro cover waiting for a design

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cool tools

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paint ideas?

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almost looks real

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Hmmmm?

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Flat alum and paper template

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exite the molecules with heat or dirty talk

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influence the metal into shape

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fit the pieces nicely for easy welding

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if you can't weld, leave the clamps on

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roll the edges

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make sure you do it evenly to prevent distortion

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tack weld in sequence

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again in sequence to prevent distortion

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closed cell foam

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i cut with hack saw blade

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shape with flap disc

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like sculpting

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like shaping a surfboard

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