The bike kinda builds itself,
all I do is put it together.

The contents of this blog is a record of work carried out by the author and other third party information and pictures gleaned from various sources on the internet. It is published for academic interest and entertainment only. It is neither suggested or intended that any work or modifications shown here are to be carried out by any party reading the blog.

The Hitchcock Rigid Conversion

Mission Statement

This blog has been set up as a record of my attempt to build a cool Bobber style bike out of the Royal Enfield Bullet. With the cost of genuine early British and American bikes and parts spiralling upwards in the face of the current global economic climate, building a retro style custom is rapidly becoming cost prohibitive. Initially, there will be a period of accruing parts and information as the bike I intend to re-create is my daily rider.
I have heard so many horror stories about the Indian made Bullet from people who's mate used to have one, that I have lost count. All I can say is that I have covered over 20,000 miles on mine in the last three and a half years, and feel happy that it is quite capable of doing another 20.
So if you like the idea or just curious, you are welcome to come along for the ride.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

The other Tanktastic prob

Tried to get a petrol tap at Scorton for the Yamaha tank i will use on the Bullet,all i could see were on/off with no reserve.Looks like i will have to graft the Bullet tap onto the tank....

machine the Yam fitting

flip over and machine Bullet fitting and tap1/4 BSP

there we go all fits together

looks like it should live there

underside view,just needs dressing the welds flush

Next job will to find a petrol cap and weld in filler,seen one for a Harley only £11 the pair,should keep this a Budget Bobber Bullet

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