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The latest project going on in Fab Frank's garage is the Frankenglide. As some of you already know, we inherited his dads trike. His dad bought this 09 Motor Trike conversion new in 09 at Bike Week in Daytona. The bike originally started out as an EGUC.
His dad added reverse to it and a few add-ons here and there but never really rode it much as he began to fall ill. As it stands right now, it has a whopping 7000 miles on it and I would guess that we probably put 2000 of those on it ourselves.

So the plan is to turn it back into a 2 wheel bike. We'll keep the trike kit and store it away in case one of us needs it in the future. Frankies no spring chicken, ya know....lol! But the reverse is staying on...haha This is lazy mans dream.

We've been gathering parts here and there in order to do so. We picked up a rear wheel & a rear fender from the forum, a new swing arm from ebay, will use the stock bags from Frankies RK Ruby (Ruby is like an organ donor....lol Her parts are everywhere!), RufusBarkely donated a set of frame (strut) covers, and theres probably a few more things Im forgetting.

Im sure there will be motor work done as this is a 96 and if y'all know Frankie, he likes his go fast bikes. Paint will probably be a down he road thing. Right now we are just looking at getting it back on the road. And yes, since this is a batwinger, the goal is to hopefully pick up inner/outer fairings cheap and have a REAL bike....lol

So, this truly is a 'Frankenglide'












 
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Tracy I think you should take that shell from the trike, attach to some wheels and trick it out as a new trailer for you know who.....
 

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I guess it's too late to say, "Leave it a 3 wheeler!"

Have fun with it (goes without saying, right?)
 

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Tracy I think you should take that shell from the trike, attach to some whesls and trick it out as a new trailer for you know who.....
Funny you should mention that....the other day Myrtle went out to the garage with me and a friend of ours, and the trunk of the trike was open. She tried to squeeze her fatass in it because she knew we were getting ready to go ride! We've created a monster!!!
 
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Funny you should mention that....the other day Myrtle went out to the garage with me and a friend of ours, and the trunk of the trike was open. She tried to squeeze her fatass in it because she knew we were getting ready to go ride! We've created a monster!!!
I knew it Tracy and yes I think you guy's have created a monster. Nothing wrong with having a Bad Azz Biker Dog!!
 

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Looks like a fun project good therapy.Got a new granddog this last week English Bulldog named Max he's 6 yrs old one of our customers had him he fell in love with my son while on a job at their home .The owners are gone a lot they wanted him to go to some one who would give him lots of attention with two kids he is getting a lot he is one sweet dog and loves to ride!!!
 

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I've got fairing mounts off my '04 if you decide to do the rg conversion. Free to good home. You'll need the caps for the side mounts as I reused them on the '10 mounts. Center mount is good to go.
 

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Thanks for Sharing.
Frankenglide (hehe-hehe) is a Wicked Name.

U-No,.... I still dont live to far away for sum TURTLE-BURGERS!!!???
Tracy, You would of been Proud, to see my Turkey-Bird from Thanksgiving!
Bought a Non - Oil Turkey Fryer from Bass Pro, Injected that Sucker w/16 oz. of Creole Butter, Rubbed It w/da Rub, and ,... wel,... It was KILA!!! all 18lbs. of it!
Stay Cool U-2.
Later
The Possabilitys of a Stereo on a Kranken-Glide (hehe-hehe) are ??? OOOuuu!
 

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I've got fairing mounts off my '04 if you decide to do the rg conversion. Free to good home. You'll need the caps for the side mounts as I reused them on the '10 mounts. Center mount is good to go.
I might be able to take you up on the offer, but i need to look at what year they changed the angle of the fairing.
 

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They changed the angle in 2010. I changed mounts so I could add vented lowers.
 

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Funny you should mention that....the other day Myrtle went out to the garage with me and a friend of ours, and the trunk of the trike was open. She tried to squeeze her fatass in it because she knew we were getting ready to go ride! We've created a monster!!!

lol!! she is a hoot! :p
 

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Well, it seems that after Harley Claus left Chainsaws house, he came on over here and left Frankenglide some goodies.

 

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I guess no of us are wired right ~ LOL ~ Worst part is we find a sight that only worsens our addiction/disease ~ Keep the pics comin ~ and can't wait to see the finished product in real life ~ done alot of miles around the KY area ~ Lawrencburg/Waddy/Frankfurt ~ Hope to see ya guys for lunch one day at Rick's White Light Diner ~ and of course if ya journey to FL ~ I'm an hour north of Daytona ~ SemperFi
 

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Slowly making some progress in making this thing look like a two-wheeler.

After removing all the trike kit, we put on the new swing arm and got the tire mounted up, fender mounted up, belt tension set. Caliper mounted.

Tonight the bag supports were put on as well as got the brake line ran to the rear caliper.

We are waiting on the bag pin brackets, outer faring & kickstand to arrive. Still have a few things to get such as a hidden bumper, outer fairing & instrument nacelle, radio bracket, wiring harness and headlight assembly.

Then its on to things like new handlebars, exhaust, suspension....yadda, yadda, yadda.

 
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