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soddruntlestuntle

Look Ma, No Hands!
So she’s not finished, but it was a beautiful evening so I rolled her out of the garage so I could take some glamour shots. And a quick ride around the block.
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I still need to install the S&A thumb shifter and cable, the front fender is missing the bracket that attaches to the brake mounting, and she needs a bit of polishing, but otherwise she’s good to go. I know the purists will tut-tut over the rack and headlight being incorrect, but I’m on a TIGHT budget right now, and I got these items CHEAP. I also need a replacement rear fender, as these are from a mid-sixties middleweight, and a keen eye might see that it doesn’t fit quite right, but again, the price was right.
 

GTs58

I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!
She's now very presentable and fit to be seen out and about. Looking good! 😉 Not sure if you heard or read about the middleweight frame change that came about on the 1959 models. This change created an issue with the rear fender mounting position, so you'll need a fender off a 58 or earlier.
 

soddruntlestuntle

Look Ma, No Hands!
She's now very presentable and fit to be seen out and about. Looking good! 😉 Not sure if you heard or read about the middleweight frame change that came about on the 1959 models. This change created an issue with the rear fender mounting position, so you'll need a fender off a 58 or earlier.
I seem to remember reading about that on another middleweight thread, but these were too good a deal to pass up, and I figured I could make them fit for the time being. Now I know better, so back to eBay I go.
 

GTs58

I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!
I seem to remember reading about that on another middleweight thread, but these were too good a deal to pass up, and I figured I could make them fit for the time being. Now I know better, so back to eBay I go.

Maybe someone here can help out. Post in the Wanted section in the classifieds or search in the parts section. Lots of Cabe members in Cali. Fenders seem to cost a fortune to ship too. I just won a real nice 60's Corvette chain guard on eBay for less than $15 and the shipping cost more than the guard.
With eBay, most of the sellers have no idea what they are selling so there's a good chance things could go wrong. If I remember right, there's like a 3/4" difference in the top mounting area.
 
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