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Build: Softail Bobber

    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 4:13 AM PDT
     30 January 2015

    Big Brown (UPS) delivers Kraft Tech K15051 frame:






    Home build begins...
    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 4:27 AM PDT
     Early stages of build










    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 4:34 AM PDT
     A few more:








    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 4:45 AM PDT
     25 March 2015

    Barn fresh, rattle-can Satin Black:


    Inside, to keep chickens from roosting on frame:


    S&S V111 Evo & Baker DD 5-speed:


    Alternator install:

    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 4:52 AM PDT
     32 Amp Alternator:

    Primo Inner Primary:

    Primo 3" Belt Drive Primary:

    OEM oil tank... too much chrome:

    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 5:01 AM PDT
    Jiffy-stand and Kraft Tech oil tank:

    Kraft Tech top engine mount:

    Triple-tree and swingarm:

    Sprocket alignment:

    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 5:10 AM PDT
    Seat, pegs, rear fender, handlebar:

    Conestoga 9 spoke rear wheel:

    Conestoga 9 spoke front wheel, almost a roller:

    Roller:

    • 36 posts
    June 14, 2015 5:16 AM PDT
    Outside in the daylight:

    Primary side:

    In the shed:

    Old School Dunlop 130/90-16 front and rear.
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    • 16450 posts
    June 14, 2015 11:18 PM PDT
    Nice!, wish I had that much energy
    • 1855 posts
    June 15, 2015 4:04 AM PDT
    Energy AND patience....yes, very nice.

    Peace
    • 314 posts
    June 15, 2015 11:07 PM PDT
    nice looking bike
    • 36 posts
    June 16, 2015 6:12 AM PDT
     Oil tank fits:

    View from seat:

    Handlebar is comfortable:
    Kraft Tech K90076 Oil Tank, center fill / Handlebar OEM HD #56102-99.
    • 36 posts
    June 17, 2015 7:19 AM PDT
    Too hot to work in my shop, finished for the afternoon:
     
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    • 14255 posts
    June 18, 2015 9:05 AM PDT
    Coming along quite nicely. :-)
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    • 16450 posts
    June 18, 2015 10:56 PM PDT
     Lookin Good Lucy... 
    • 36 posts
    June 19, 2015 8:07 AM PDT
    Controls connected, VOES installed (S&S anti-knock system), lambda (o2) sensor ports plugged in header, exhaust header temporarily installed:



    Exhaust header (Dragos Dragula 3-step) is ceramic coated inside and out, (not chrome) black heat shields will cover header for an all black exhaust system.
    • 44 posts
    June 19, 2015 11:17 AM PDT
    Looking good love PIT BULL lifts they are made 10 miles from the house
    • 36 posts
    June 19, 2015 11:41 AM PDT
    speedyre wrote...
    Looking good love PIT BULL lifts they are made 10 miles from the house

    I like the stability, and the ease of rolling the scoot around my shop on the lift... I can always position the scoot so I am in front of the shop fan.

    • 44 posts
    June 19, 2015 11:45 AM PDT
    They are great scoot is coming along good got lots of parts I am going to start on another build one day love the "Thats Cool" and be able to say thanks I built it
    • 36 posts
    June 22, 2015 7:14 AM PDT
    Small fan keeps my work area cool:


    • 36 posts
    June 24, 2015 9:55 AM PDT
     Exhaust system... Dragos Dragula 3-step pipes/header, heat shields, and muffler:
     
    • 36 posts
    July 3, 2015 10:20 AM PDT
     Battery installed, oil lines installed, engine oil, transmission lube... Starter test, bendix engages and disengages properly, starter spins engine, oil pump primed, oil flowing through engine.
     
     

    These are the lines of this scoot... little will change as the project is completed.
    • 36 posts
    July 8, 2015 12:29 AM PDT
     7 July 2015... first start for S&S V111 Evo engine:


    • 2971 posts
    July 11, 2015 9:52 AM PDT
    Looking really sweet.
    The best part has to be saying you built it yourself !!!
    And knowing everything was put on the way you wanted it done.

    Hope you have many miles of smiles !
    • 36 posts
    July 11, 2015 10:35 AM PDT
    blurplebuzz wrote...
    Looking really sweet.
    The best part has to be saying you built it yourself !!!
    And knowing everything was put on the way you wanted it done.

    Hope you have many miles of smiles !

    You are right, blurplebuzz, building it myself is everything.