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custom 1/25 scale chopper

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  • Member since
    November, 2006
  • From: central wisconsin
Posted by railroad on Monday, May 06, 2013 3:29 PM

thanks for the replys. i'm going to try to get some outdoors pics so hope my chopper will come out clearer.

Randy
  • Member since
    March, 2013
  • From: Gulf coast of central Florida
Posted by Old Geezer on Sunday, May 05, 2013 6:11 AM

Great idea using those trikes for a scale chopper !!

  • Member since
    May, 2011
  • From: leominster ma . 01453
Posted by hemi hunter on Sunday, May 05, 2013 2:02 AM

great looking blke Cool

  • Member since
    December, 2005
  • From: Upstate New York
Posted by spencer1984 on Friday, May 03, 2013 8:04 PM

That looks great, nice work!

  • Member since
    February, 2004
  • From: Middle Earth
Posted by dunjuz_wryt on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:27 PM

Really looks like a nice bike. Kind of hard to tell.

 Cruising on empty, running into the sun...

  • Member since
    October, 2010
  • From: Citrus Park, Florida
Posted by Too Old on Friday, May 03, 2013 4:53 PM

Looks pretty cool Randy .  I wish you had larger photos .

I've got several of the MPC 1/25 trikes and am planning a similar build , thanks for posting .

TooOld

A.K.A.  BOB.

" In case of war all rivet counters will be shot ! " - Winston Churchill

  • Member since
    November, 2006
  • From: central wisconsin
custom 1/25 scale chopper
Posted by railroad on Friday, May 03, 2013 4:36 PM

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I started this with a newer release mpc tiki trike and a Fuji amf Harley Davidson that I had that got broke and I couldn't repair it.  I took the gas tank and engine from the Harley and added it to the tiki trike. I had to add a single tube to replace the dual tube frame that the trike had to make the gas tank work. I scratch built the belt drive and tranny. the rear tire is a rubber tire I had sitting in my tire box for years. I only had one and finally had an idea for it . the rims are from and old model a. I put them on each side of the tire to look more like a chopper rear rim and added the chain and rear gear from the tiki trike. the rear fender is from the tiki trike, just with a lot of modifying. the exhaust is from the Fuji amf Harley and the carb 1 of the tiki trike carbs with a velocity stack added to it. I scratch built the v part of the handle bars with some flat stock and added the grips from the tiki trike. the seat is also built from flat stock.

Randy

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