How to Build a Kit Bike

How to Build a Kit Bike

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Scratch built motorcycles remain very popular. In order to simplify the process, many companies in the American V-twin aftermarket are selling kits. Three of these companies, Custom Chrome, Arlen Ness and Biker1s Choice, have excellent programs. All offer very complete kits that allow the builder to assemble a complete motorcycle without any additional purchases. All that1s missing is labor and paint. The book will document, with detailed photos and copy, the assembly from beginning to end, of three motorcycles from the firms mentioned above. Because of the technical nature of this book, there will be more images and less copy than in other Wolfgang Publication books. Each sequence will be illustrated by at least 200 images. Approximately 60% of these images will be in color. This book will also contain side-bars on tools and basic assembly techniques, all designed to aid the first time builder.When the action picks up again, Troy has the bike pretty much ready for wiring and sheet metal. American Thunder is in the midst of building their own wiring kit. In designing the kit Neil tried to use all water-proof connectors, much like Harley- Davidson and most OEM automotive companies ... emerging from each side of the handle bars, so the handle bar harnesses can be plugged into the main harness.

Title:How to Build a Kit Bike
Author:Jonathan Wood, Timothy Remus
Publisher:Wolfgang Publications - 2002-10


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