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53 buddy seat

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Post by Scrap » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:55 pm

is this a stock seat? Mine looks nothing like it.
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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by 1950Panhead » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:31 pm

Those are 55/56 tanks, original seats for limo panheads.

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by George Greer » Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:55 am

OMG :shock:

Thats worse than fugly.....

JMHO.

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by john HD » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:11 pm

oh the humanity! :shock:

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by Cotten » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:19 pm

Its marvelous!
(But I always though evo front fender trim on a Pan was just a tad trashy.)

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by Panhead Ed » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:52 pm

kinda leaves a bad taste dont it ? here you go ,,rinse and spit................... to each his own
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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by 51Hog » Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:53 pm

A stretched GeezerGlide....... Room for momma
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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by Cotten » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:02 pm

Folks,

I believe I have deciphered the true practical value of the enormous exhaust array, the unidentifyable foo-foo above it, and apparently a rear-facing thin-screen monitor upon the license rack of the machine.

Is the true practical importance apparent to anyone?

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by 51Hog » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:36 pm

The monitor is there to function as a way to communicate so the car following you can read your pre-programmed insults about following too closely.
The exhausts aren't really exhausts..... some of them are flame throwers and lacquer thinner shooters for those that do not take the hint from the monitor.
Some of them may even be loaded with pebbles that get dropped onto the road....

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by Cotten » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:56 pm

51Hog wrote:The monitor is there to function as a way to communicate so the car following you can read your pre-programmed insults about following too closely.
The exhausts aren't really exhausts..... some of them are flame throwers and lacquer thinner shooters for those that do not take the hint from the monitor.
Some of them may even be loaded with pebbles that get dropped onto the road....
Close!

But there is truly a reason that must be considered, and whether conscious or not, the builder should be given credit. At least a tiny bit.

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by FlatHeadSix » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:07 am

that is actually Robert Mitchum's old bike from Thunder Road. The moonshine tank is in the "stretch" area under the rear seat and the pipes are really oil dispensing spray nozzles to put down an oil slick behind the bike to divert the cops when they get too close. If the oil slick doesn't get 'em then you deploy the mirror (flat screen monitor looking thing) to blind them when they get right up on your tail.

The bike was never used in the movie because it had a bad intake manifold leak and Robert could never get it started.

But, I might be wrong......

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by tcb-1 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:22 am

In my best Arte Johnson..... "Very Interesting"

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by Cotten » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:31 am

C'mon Folks!

This is serious engineering.
(Yeah, yeah,.. an oximoron I know..)

The exhaust may not be big enough to ride this thing on wet pavement.


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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by Bosheff » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:39 am

Looks like a start for a hillclimber....bosheff

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Re: 53 buddy seat

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Post by FlatHeadSix » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:42 am

Cotten wrote:Consider riding this thing on wet pavement.....Cotten
Outriggers? Training wheel substitutes? Ailerons? Do they they have integral gyroscopes?

I don't think so, they are spray nozzles for the oil slick. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it!

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