One other cool thing that Vulcan Customs does it they make almost every bar available in various sizes typically ranging from 16 inches to 24 inches while at the same time offering one price regardless of the size. If you do have a special application requiring a much taller or perhaps even a smaller custom sissy bar, no problem; they always welcome calls to discuss custom orders.
One of the things that Vulcan noticed with custom sissy bar fabrication was that many fab companies did not have a very good finish at the top of their sissy bars when it came to welding metal together. This is why they first build up the weld around the joint at the top of the sissy bar and proceed to sand it by hand to a perfect finish.
You can run a wire brush around it prior to welding. This is especially important if you are TIG welding your tubing and want a very nice looking weld. This is something we do everyday at Vulcan Customs with our custom sissy bars and various other customer projects. And trust me, when you are building something that has your name on it or that other people will be using, you want it to look outstanding!
Want to learn to fabricate your own exhaust system but don’t know where to start? There are many things to think about from tubing diameter to back-pressure, muffler size/style, pipe configuration, and length but with a couple tools and some basic fabrication knowledge it’s actually easier than you would think! By the end of this article you should have a good working knowledge on how to design, select the right materials, shape, put together, and install your exhaust system.
Steel and Aluminum are without a doubt the most commonly used metals when it comes to metal fabrication. Whether it […]
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“puddle, dip,move, puddle, dip, move, puddle, dip, move.” Your torch angle (travel angle) should be just slightly tilted back at the top as if to push the weld along. As for your filler rod, all that needs to be done is to simply work the filler into the puddle from the other side. As long as you are consistently getting filler into the puddle as needed the angle at which you put the filler metal in is not as critical.
For the most part two-door cars are more desirable than four-door cars. Many cars such as old GTO’s, Dodge Challengers/Chargers/Coronets , Plymouth Cudas/Roadrunners, and other muscle cars bring more money numbers matching (meaning the original engine, body, tranny, etc). If you are lucky enough to find one of these
We are excited to inform you that we also have a universal mounting system under development that will fit virtually any motorcycle and can be used on every one of our sissy bars as well as most others