Hot Rod Scooter

Last post 10-12-2017 12:49 AM by surferboy. 9 replies.
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  • 10-05-2017 10:56 PM

    Hot Rod Scooter

    I Hot Rodded my scooter



    Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile Big Smile

    Still have a little bit more to do (there's ALWAYS a little bit more to do)
    Find the  Moon Eyes  sticker i bought for it
    Lower it ????
    More mirrors
    More lights


    surferboy Cool Cool Cool


  • 10-06-2017 01:04 AM In reply to

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    Wink How's it go pulling the van Stick out tongue

    See John (Mooneyes) Cooper

    Image result for john cooper crash helmet

    Si ‘Thi’ later
  • 10-06-2017 10:29 AM In reply to

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    I like it...I wonder if U could do someting with the rack?

    Aprilia 200ie
  • 10-08-2017 12:17 AM In reply to

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    I needed to get the seat recovered and i had already removed the badges so nobody would know it was a Chinese scooter.

    So i spent $20 (I went all out and got fineline tape do get  the curves right) and used some cans of paint in the shed and decorated it over the weekend.
    Not planning to spend money on it

    I could very easily get carried away Big Smile
    Looking through the shed, I have a radio aerial and some small speakers and radio face that i might attach somewhere (just for fun)
    and some chrome gauge pods (and gauges). and an accelerator and brake pedal

    need to decorate the grey thing with the warning lights on it, and want to change the exhaust muffler chrome cover with perforated stainless steel that covers the whole muffler... then add a 2'' chrome exhaust tip

    I'm thinking about removing the plastic windscreen,  attaching some bicycle handlebars in its place to add more mirrors.

    Can i replace the handle grips ??? Beige ones do not look right.

    I knew i would start getting carried away Big Smile

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  • 10-11-2017 08:16 AM In reply to

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    Is that 'Special' badge off an early Holden wagon ?

  • 10-11-2017 05:06 PM In reply to

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    Get some brake lever covers that have tassels attached.

  • 10-11-2017 07:20 PM In reply to

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    Gee Surf, I like some of your thinking...

    If surf is your thing, you could put two footprints where U put yr feet. You could make these out of some kind of grip material so they would be practical too.

    RED hand grips might work.

    Re exhaust cover, could U remove it and cut some slots into it, maybe a few cm wide, and paint the inside edge of these slots red to match the f;ames?/

    Personally I'd KEEP the little screen . I think it really suits it. the shape is retro and so is that 50/60's style racing screen.

     keep us posted ..


    Aprilia 200ie
  • 10-12-2017 12:32 AM In reply to

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    Pulls the caravan almost as well as the old grey powered FC Holden Big Smile
    I like that helmet Confused

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  • 10-12-2017 12:40 AM In reply to

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    EJ, EH Holden badge i had in the shed
    Had to gently bend it and drill holes in the front guard to fit.
    I might go searching to see what else is buried in the shed
    A mate gave me the V8 badge

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  • 10-12-2017 12:49 AM In reply to

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    (I'm going to figure out this posting replies soon ?)

    Tassles !!! Embarrassed  Thats what the boss at work suggested also.  Then i could stick a pop stick in the back wheel too. and a sparkly purple seat [:'(]

    I was thinking of the big chrome footprint accelerator pedals.  But then i can only get the right foot !? (and that would mean spending money !)

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