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Cotten
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Re: 53 buddy seat

#16

Post by Cotten » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:01 am

For shame,.. for shame.

Nobody considers wheelbase and loadcenter?

If it rained, I'd want an extra fat gal standing on the pipes, hanging on as far behind the rear wheel as possible.

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Re: 53 buddy seat

#17

Post by panhead_kicker » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:14 am

As big as it is, its got to be heavy... the fishtails act as wheelie bars when that back tire hooks up during a launch. I see the grind marks underneath them.

edit:rats Cotten beat me to it!

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Re: 53 buddy seat

#18

Post by FlatHeadSix » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:16 am

ok then, the "foo-foo" is a cleverly disquised foot-board and heat-shield combination so that the extra fat girl has a place to stand (and not burn her feet) while riding in the rain? That logic may actually hold up.

but, they could also contain oil spray nozzles, dual purpose....

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Re: 53 buddy seat

#19

Post by Cotten » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:33 pm

Folks,

With most of the weight on the front axle,
It might take two fat girls to make it "hookup" in the rain!

....Cotten

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Re: 53 buddy seat

#20

Post by Scrap » Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:54 pm

FYI the bike sold for $14,500 at the Mecum auction in Kissimmee, Fl
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Re: 53 buddy seat

#21

Post by 58flh » Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:14 pm

YEA YEA-----obviously the guy spent hours building this STRETCH!---& The craftsmanship is nothing to put him down about! The man has skills!---BUT HE should of used a EVO, or HONDA or something ---NOT a PAN!----HE should of built a QUALITY PANhead, for the judges to scratch thier heads a little-(no offense to our judges)---But I think this guy could fool a few!--He has the know-how.----RICHIE---(oh yea almost forgot, no I hate it!--sacrilage to a piece of art-(the MOTOR). :lol:

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