Posts Tagged ‘chop’
 

GL1200 Rear Engine Brackets Fill

by I’m going to be using the space inside the triangle rear engine brackets to hold my ignition key switch.  I welded some 18 gauge sheet metal to the back side of the bracket to fill in the space.  I’ll drill out t...

GL1200 Seat Pan and Mount

by In keeping with the, “build it instead of buying it” theme of this build, I grabbed some sheet metal and drew out a seat pan shape that I liked and seemed to fit the bike. Using a mallet I pounded the metal over ...

GL1200 Smoothed Valve Covers

by I wanted to use the prominent valve covers of the boxer style motor to set off the look of the bike.  I filled in the “1200” indentation along with some of the other OEM indentations to give the valve cover a smo...

GL1200 Custom Air Intake

by Once the frame was modified and a center spline was put in place to mount the Harley gas tank, the plastic OEM plate that covered the stock air box and held the stock air cleaner was clearly not going to work.  First of all,...


GL1200 Coil Relocate

by To make things a little cleaner, the coil packs were moved towards the back of the frame, hidden behind a plate I cut out and installed.  Typically the coils are at the front of the bike above the front of the engine.  With ...

GL1200 Frame Cut / Modification

by  GL1200 Frame Cut / Modification I knew I didn’t want to keep the “fake tank” of the Goldwing.  To me, aside from the engine, the tank is probably one of the largest focal points of a bike.  I ended up cutt...


GL1200 Chop Intro

by My good friend Jared decided he wanted a hobby a while back. Actually his wife suggested it. Not one to let an opportunity like that pass by he decided to get buy a motorcycle and do a slight resto-mod. We were talking on th...



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