Customs by Ripper
Serving NYC/LI since 1978
Custom Metal Work - 1978 FXE - Customs by Ripper
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Custom 1978 FXE Stretched Tank:
This is the finished tank:
This is how it looked to start off with:
Gas cap was changed to an aircraft style cap:
The tank was also stretched 4"
Somehow, the full size images here were lost:
It's not enough of a stretch to make a big fuel capacity difference, so we did a cosmetic stretch only. Larger capacity is also available in a stretch job.
Here is is in primer:
Some full size images work here:
The fenders got some minor work:
The front fender was brand new. It needed some smoothing, however...
The rear fender needed the same finishing work as the front, except there are no bolts or rivets to worry about:
To see the finished paint work:
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