Ben Oberg

Custom Sissy Bars for Motorcycles

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.

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Fishmouth Welding for Tubing and Round Bar

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!

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Custom Exhaust Fabrication

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.

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TIG Welding; Tips and Tricks

“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.

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