1999 Custom Harley Sportster

by Todd White
(Murrieta, CA)

Custom Harley 1200

Custom Harley 1200

Brand new Build known as the pancake. 1999 Harley 1200. Stock Harley frame with 4 inch stretch and lowered hardtail made out of .120 wall tubing. Frame looks like it came from the factory! 8 inch under springer front end. Paughco riser. Drag bars with Anderson style hand grips and vintage throttle housing with internal wiring for 30's replica High low and starter switches. Paughco sportster horseshoe oil bag has custom electrical box piggybacked on rear to conceal electronics and make it look one piece. Rear fender is off 30's ford continental kit with custom fender support. 2.5 gallon Fuel tank has filled in tunnel and relocated filler neck to a Frisco style position with Harley Logo script. Paint is Harley Racing Orange and Black with detailed pinstriping by "Sketch" in Southern California. 21 inch front 16 rear with Avon vintage reproduction tires.

Engine is rebuilt with Keith Black pistons. Panhead covers, paugcho aircleaner on S&S carb and Vintage Block Harley script Logo Clutch and timing cover. Timing cover has been cut to replicate 60's flattrack motors and conceals a Hi-4 electronic ignition. All electrical wiring is cloth covered with open spark plug caps. Headlight is a bates replica. Rear tailight is a glass beehive trailer light with license plate grafted on. Seat is from West Eagle. Re-located ignition switch into top motor mount. This is a short list of things and the details go on forever. It is long and low and mean. It is the perfect combination of new motor-5-speed and frame with a vintage look. It's fast and a lot of fun to ride. Mid controls make the seat position more forgiving. Bike is in show condition! Very rare one-off parts and fabrication.

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