SLIPPERY WHEN WET Old Gold Garage Co.

The 883ci Evo Sportster engine is the stock unit with original miles on it. Dan cleaned it meticulously and then bolted up a few dress-up items such as the Knucklehead snout air cleaner and Old Gold points cover. On the front of the bike the hand controls are vintage ’60s Harley items which dangle off a pair of Hot Rod Surf Z-bars with Super Sixties grips wrapped around them. The sheetmetal on the bike is comprised of a hacked-up Paughco tank adorned with a Mooneyes gas cap. The rear fender is of unknown descent that Ritch scored on eBay. One of the coolest things modified for the bike is the K-model oil tank that gave the Sporty a more vintage look. After the custom parts were fitted, the bike was blown apart and the sheetmetal was hustled off to Nick-O-Teen for a few fabulous coats of custom-mixed Bloody Mary Mornin’ red. When it came time to figure out the seating surface the choice was easy. Dan’s lovely and talented wife Tiffany owns Hammersmith Leather and did a killer job.

Built In: U.S.A. Bike Style: Bobber

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Slippery When Wet Bike Specifications – Old Gold Garage Co.

FEATURE SPECS
Class Styling Bobber
Frame PaughCo Frame
Gastank Custom One Off Gastank
Intake Cover Scoop Linkert / Knucklehead
Motor Brand Harley Davidson
Motor Config Sportster Evo
Motor Size (metric) 0883cc
Paint Color(s) Red Dark Crimson
Seat Leather / HandtooledSolo Sprung
Suspension Front Conventional – Standard
Suspension Rear Swingarm Vertical Shocks
Wheels Standard 40-80 spokes

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