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#1 2012-12-17 8:50pm

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24' Performer Build

Here is the build thread to my 24" Performer. Originally purchased the frame to restore. After i saw pictures of the Knight Ind Proformer I fell in love with the idea of a 24" performer. I kept wondering how they were stretching them or so i thought by the time i realized they are built that way i had already chopped mine up so only one way to go. Forward!!! It didn't hit me to take pics till i started piecing it together on the next one i will fully document it
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#2 2012-12-17 8:54pm

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Re: 24' Performer Build

Looks good,     Nice job


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#3 2012-12-17 8:55pm

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:cool:that is to sick:cool:
Nice fab work!!!


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#4 2012-12-17 9:02pm

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like a boss. really good work! cool


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#5 2012-12-17 9:11pm

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Man that thing is way cool plus it's still a real Gt I would love to have one in blue

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#6 2012-12-17 9:16pm

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This thing is so bad ass! I've seen it in person it's simply amazing how good it looks.


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#7 2012-12-17 9:20pm

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Very well done!


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#8 2012-12-17 9:46pm

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you done good there! awesome ride.smile


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#9 2012-12-18 3:59am

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Sweetness cool

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#10 2012-12-18 4:16am

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wow a true pro at this hobby im so impressed looks great merry christmass bro 79

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#11 2012-12-18 4:20am

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This is very impressive.  I wish I had the skill set to do something like this.  Plus, the way you finished it off---color scheme, etc....just came out great.  So when are you gonna build the next one?  Also, I think it would be cool if you had a whole stable of custom 24's.

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#12 2012-12-18 4:22am

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Looks great ........... I have been thinking about doing the same thing, only with a Dyno. From looking at the pics your skills are much better than mine, I would have to pay someone else to do the work if I wanted to actually ride it.smile


Always looking for Schwinn Freeform and Dyno stuff, and I would love to put together a Dinky for my youngest before he is to old.

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#13 2012-12-18 4:32am

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SWEET! Great job, bro!

I have a custom 24" 1985 Haro Master in My Bikes, but my ride BITD was an '84 Performer (still have it tongue). I would love to add a 24" Performer to my stable.....I wish I had the tools and skills to do one my self.

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#14 2012-12-18 8:06am

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houndog wrote:

This is very impressive.  I wish I had the skill set to do something like this.  Plus, the way you finished it off---color scheme, etc....just came out great.  So when are you gonna build the next one?  Also, I think it would be cool if you had a whole stable of custom 24's.

Thanks bro I have a couple of project I'm mind. Two that I am gathering parts for.

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#15 2012-12-18 8:19am

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fixed1313 wrote:

Looks great ........... I have been thinking about doing the same thing, only with a Dyno. From looking at the pics your skills are much better than mine, I would have to pay someone else to do the work if I wanted to actually ride it.smile

Don't underestimate yourself bro you can do it. I was going to do a Dyno but I'm not allowed to touch it. It's the wife's bike.

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#16 2012-12-18 8:24am

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Raidergabe wrote:

fixed1313 wrote:

Looks great ........... I have been thinking about doing the same thing, only with a Dyno. From looking at the pics your skills are much better than mine, I would have to pay someone else to do the work if I wanted to actually ride it.smile

Don't underestimate yourself bro you can do it. I was going to do a Dyno but I'm not allowed to touch it. It's the wife's bike.

Don't touch my pinky winklollol


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#17 2012-12-18 8:40am

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tnyvillegas wrote:

Raidergabe wrote:

fixed1313 wrote:

Looks great ........... I have been thinking about doing the same thing, only with a Dyno. From looking at the pics your skills are much better than mine, I would have to pay someone else to do the work if I wanted to actually ride it.smile

Don't underestimate yourself bro you can do it. I was going to do a Dyno but I'm not allowed to touch it. It's the wife's bike.

Don't touch my pinky winklollol

lollollol with the chankla (flip flop)in hand getting ready to throw it at me!!!

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#18 2012-12-18 8:48am

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Raidergabe wrote:

tnyvillegas wrote:

Raidergabe wrote:


Don't underestimate yourself bro you can do it. I was going to do a Dyno but I'm not allowed to touch it. It's the wife's bike.

Don't touch my pinky winklollol

lollollol with the chankla (flip flop)in hand getting ready to throw it at me!!!

I like the way you translated it for us gringos.big_smile  Luckily I all ready new what it meant because my wife is Hispanic.

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#19 2012-12-18 8:50am

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I have had a chankla thrown at me more than once.

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#20 2012-12-18 8:51am

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1968 wrote:

I have had a chankla thrown at me more than once.

Lmao


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#21 2012-12-18 9:01am

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nice work...always enjoy when fabrication pics are included

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#22 2012-12-18 9:08am

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Awesome, great work. Loved these converts since I first saw Haro done. Very cool and quite unique.


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#23 2012-12-18 11:11am

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grate bike build screw the yuo killed a vintage bike guys.


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#24 2012-12-18 4:18pm

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I'd buy one!  cool

Can you spec it out for us.  Geometry, manhours, etc...

Video tutorial lol

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#25 2012-12-18 4:32pm

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Awesome work. came out perfect.

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