Newby looking for advice

Discussion in 'New Member Introduction' started by ffharleyguy, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. ffharleyguy

    ffharleyguy New Member

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    Over the better part of the last 10 years I have made subtle hints to my dad about his 1970 FLH that he has owned since I was about 5 years old. My pop's has gone through dozens upon dozen of Harley's or to think of it, any bike that he could flip and make a buck. The 7DHOG as the license plate reads is the only one to stay with him all these years. The spring of 2012 brought him his 1st grandchild and since then he appears to be going crazy in his old age because he asked me recently if I wanted the bike. It is far from the glory days that I remember and will require some serious work. My question is where to start. I am located in Virginia and it seams all my google search work leads to foreign / custom over the top websites. I want to do a complete rebuild, keep some original, but open to upgrading and some custom work. Any good recommendations for local bike builders?
     
  2. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Welcome to the forum

    Brian
     
  3. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome aboard, glad to have you here. :ws
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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  5. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Glad to have you aboard! :ws:rider
    From Central Florida.
     
  6. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Welcome from So. Texas.
    tourbox
     
  7. PA 58

    PA 58 Active Member

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    how much did you learn from your dad all these years , him working on those bikes? did you help any? why don't you do it your self ? get him to help you with it ,it would be a blast, plus the two of you get time to share, ( time waits for no man)
     
  8. hillbilly81

    hillbilly81 Active Member

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    Welcome that sounds like a fun project best of luck
     
  9. SledDog

    SledDog Senior Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome!
     
  10. r_k_dragon

    r_k_dragon Active Member

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    You lucky guy! Welcome to the forum from the southwest desert.