In the old days all a person needed to build a killer custom motorcycle was a bike, a set of tools, a little know-how, and a creative vision. But with the rise of the high-dollar, haute moteur Gucci choppers, the true custom bike has gotten out of most ridersa reach, right? Dead wrong. In this book Jose de Miguel, a custom builder from way back, sets out to prove that those good old days never ended. In the clearest and simplest terms, he shows readers how they can turn odds and ends found around the shop into one-off motorcycle parts--and make a cheap, run-of-the mill custom build into a drop-dead show stopper. Following de Miguelas lead, along with his straightforward illustrations, any resourceful owner with rudimentary mechanical skills, a basic tool kit, and--most importantly--a modicum of imagination can build the bobber of his dreams for less than the price of a new bike.... power (voltage). And then therea#39;s your ignition, coil, lights (including the ... power to the brake light). There are several schematics available in service manuals. The only problem with those is that they include every single wire that a stock bike will use, and we do not use them all. ... Harleys and such use 530 chainsanbsp;...
|Title||:||How to Build a Bobber on a Budget|
|Author||:||Jose de Miguel|
|Publisher||:||MotorBooks International - 2008-02-15|