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LEE LEE PROJECT

THE BIKE WAS STARTED LAST SEPTEMBER WHEN I GOT MY NEW FRAME JIG.

IT WAS A 75( STILL IS). I ALWAYS WANTED TO DO A DROP SEAT BIKE AND SHY AWAY FROM THE ALWAYS,”OFF THE SHELF BIKE”. I STARTED WITH MAKING THE RADIUSED BACKBONE, THEN MY DROP SEAT HARDTAIL. ORIGINALLY I HAD A KIWI LEAFER ON HER, BUT THE WIFE WANTED A CHROME DNA INSTEAD. THE ELECTRICAL BOX HAD TO BE DIFFERENT, I JUST DONT LIKE ROUND CANS.

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ONE DAY OUT ANTIQUEING, I CAME ACROSS A OLD BRASS FIRE EXTINGUISHER AND MY MIND STRARTED TO TURN. I THINK ITS DIFFERENT. THE TANK IS A SPLIT MUSTANG TANK, WHICH FOLLOWS THE BACKBONE NICELY.

REAR FENDER IS A VTWIN STEEL PIECE THAT I MADE A LIP AND SOLID STRUTS ON. BARS ARE MY OWN AND ARE PART OF THE TOP TREE.

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PAINT IS AZTEC GOLD AND CANDY ROOTBEER OVER THAT GOLD. I LOVE THE COLORS.
MOTOR IS RE-SEALED AND GONE THROUGH. LATE MODEL CARBS SO I COULD USE A SINGLE CABLE WITHOUT MAKING A 2-1 CABLE. THE PIPES ARE ALSO MY OWN.

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MID CONTROL MOUNTS HOLD THE REAR MASTER CYLINDER AND PEGS AND PEDAL ARE FROM LOWBROW?( UNIVERSAL REAR SETS ).

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I COULD KEEP GOING ON BUT…. THE PICS HOPEFULLY SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES. THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ALL THE INSPIRATION AND THIS SITE FOR KEEPING THE BEST JAP IRON ALIVE.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH,

RYAN
OWNER, FABRICATOR
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