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Old 03-13-2012, 09:54 PM   #1
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Default finally an industial, steam punk front fender for bobbers,choppers and trackers

After a few different ideas I finally came up with a fender that looks different. Even though there are heaps of lightning holes there is very little spray and it keeps the cops away.
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:05 PM   #2
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Default Re: finally an industial, steam punk front fender for bobbers,choppers and trackers

Cool looking. What headlight is that?
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Cool looking. What headlight is that?
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:46 PM   #4
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Default Re: finally an industial, steam punk front fender for bobbers,choppers and trackers

I like the fender... original and great looking


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Default Re: finally an industial, steam punk front fender for bobbers,choppers and trackers

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After a few different ideas I finally came up with a fender that looks different. Even though there are heaps of lightning holes there is very little spray and it keeps the cops away.

hey that rhymes! jk. that is a nice fender and really like the way you routed the brake cables real clean. here is a fender i came across i was considering from 7 metal west not sure if you guys have seen this already.
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:55 AM   #6
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Default Re: finally an industial, steam punk front fender for bobbers,choppers and trackers

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Cool looking. What headlight is that?
The headlight is just an inexpensive 4 1/2" from ebay that I painted satin black


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hey that rhymes! jk. that is a nice fender and really like the way you routed the brake cables real clean. here is a fender i came across i was considering from 7 metal west not sure if you guys have seen this already.
Thanks guys for the compliments. I used 1/4" aluminum and used a cheap Harbor tubing bender for the radius--cool thing is one can make any radius by changing the shoes of the bender. Mounting any fender is always the trick, the front end is from a 1986 Radian which has a very handy brace to attach to.


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