Originally Posted by IamTheBear
fishguts- shame you leaving florida so soon the big VW show is the weekend of the 24th in daytona
Oh wow, I would have liked to have been there for that! Saw a cool topless mint green VW Bug in Delray Beach. It fit right in with the Lamborghini's and Ferrari's.
Got back today and this afternoon tore into the bike project. I needed to get the seat finished because its location determines the fitment of several other components. I cut the guts out of a worn out old seat I had and adapted them to a new saddle I got off FleaBay. It's not a top quality saddle, but I do like the copper rivets. I wanted a vintage undercarriage with the tan and copper topside. Some cutting, welding and grinding and here's how it went (oh yeah, I beat on it with a hammer, too):