schwinn cruiser build

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  1. headtrama

    headtrama New Member

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    Here is my schwinn cruiser build so far. I just got it back from powder coating today its going to be gray and black . Im working on my in frame gas tank still but ill get some pictures of that soon. Im waiting on my black wheels to come in and trying to decide what handle bars i should run.[​IMG]
     
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    Nice...What Year frame. I love those forks on a bike, they really set a bike apart from others.

    Cheers
     
  3. headtrama

    headtrama New Member

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    It's a early 80's frame like a 82
     
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    headtrama New Member

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    I welded the forks up and made some Teflon washers for them so that they don't bind .
     
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    how heavy duty is the springer? you may want another connection point unless these are really soft springs. the standard springer is`nt all that. i have mountain bike forks that give better travel and cushion. i still use the springer on my builds, but the mtb forks seem to work a lot better in comfort. some times its hard to get style and comfort at the same time.
     
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    I welded mine up the same way as the beefed up ones. I was thinking of using mountain bike forks also what ones do you use on your builds.
     
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    Okay here is what i have been working on the last few days .[​IMG]
     
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    nice job !!! :):):)
     
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    one more picture of my tank , I'm waiting on my fuel valve so i can finish welding it it up .[​IMG]
     
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    SWEET tank man, dang... good job (^)
     
  12. chainmaker

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    Man ..that is a nice looking tank.. I got a welder last year, but still havn't fired it up yet. Maybe this winter.
    Cheers
     
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    Would you consider making and selling those tanks for others? I have a Point Beach Cruiser for which I've wanted the exact same setup...
     
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    Sweeeeet tank...love the shape of it. Very nice build indeed!
     
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    I got my wheels today and mounted them up and thought i would post a picture of it .[​IMG]
     
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    WOW! Really cool!!! -Gary
     
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    Nice build so far. Please keep us posted on your progress and thanks for sharing.
    Tom
     
  18. headtrama

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    Here are a few more pictures for you guys , I have the motor mounted and the tank and chain guard on to see how it looks . I have to get a few things powder coated but i like it do far .[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    Verrry nice...I'm like'n it a lot!!! Thanks for sharing.
     

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