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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 04-22-2011, 08:27 AM Thread Starter
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Croc's 81 Ironhead Build

OK folks, here we go again, 1981 XLS, already got her naked and am going to clean her up today. This will be a fast build, just a clean soft tail Bobber, hopefully no longer than 2 months!

Here's some pic's.......
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Look forward to seeing your progress with that one croc
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Well dammit, thought I'd see this thread on the top 10 by now...

Did some paint stripping and welded some old holes up, re-fit the old shocks, they are way to long, need some 10 1/2" anybody got some?

Here's a few pic's............
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Oooh... Awesome!
Croc's on a build.

I'll be following this one, Man.
Have fun with 'er... and keep the pics coming.

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Oh, and Croc...
I have a set of shocks in the shop that look similar, bit not sure what size I have.
How are are you measuring them? (hole-to-hole?)

You can have 'em if they are the right size.

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Center hole to hole fully extended.
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Oh, and Croc...
I have a set of shocks in the shop that look similar, bit not sure what size I have.
How are are you measuring them? (hole-to-hole?)

You can have 'em if they are the right size.
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