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I am in the process of finishing up a garage project which has been on and off for 7 years now. I am re-creating an old school Indian Roadmaster in the likeness of a 1940 era chief with a touch of a 1947-ish Roadmaster with a 2006 VN2000. Right now I am in the process of building Velocity stacks which will bolt directly onto the throttle bodies. They are side-by-side stacks at angles to each other. I just finished painting them Indian red and will be installing the cover screens which I had chromed. They will bolt on with chrome button head screws. Here are some pics as I have been working on it. A chrome crank case filter will be housed directly below the center.

I used an old Thunder Manufacturing Tornado Air Kit aluminum base plate and bought 2 cheap Chinese velocity stacks 4" high and 3.8" wide at the bell. I thought the stacks were spun aluminum as indicated, but after stripping the chrome found they were made with cheap porous pot metal. They were cut at the base at angles so the would fit onto the base plate at about 40 degrees so the bells would clear each other with 1/4" of space in between to have the mesh filter rings fit. The welding barely worked since the Chinese metal was soo poor, so I filled in all the holes and cracks with J-B Weld and sanded it all smooth. I painted it with Dupli Color Engine primer, engine enamel and engine clear coat. I just need to wait the 7 days before I can buff out the clear and fit it on the bike with a gasket. Here are the pic right after the welding before I stripped the rest of the chrome.

I'll send more pics as I can find them. I wonder how she will tune on the dyno? I have Cobra Speedster Longs with baffles removed and have removed the secondary throttle plates.
 

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more pics of velocity stacks project

Here are some more pics of my velocity stacks. First with jb weld gooped on before grinding, then with primer, and finally with test-fitting the screens before paint.
 

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Thanks!

You helped me with my chrome wheel install a while back! Thanks!!! They look awesome and ride so much better than that 150mm brick on the front. Insane beautiful. I can't wait to take some good pics when she's finished and show them to you all.
 

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They're awesome, nicely done, be keen to see the rest of the beast once done, Ando


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I'm looking forward to seeing this also! Love my Drifter, but a V2K is on my "want" list also.
 

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Kudos on the custom intake build. They quit making the ones I wanted and I've been thinking of trying to recreate them. Did my own with the goal of a 50's hot rod look. Round air cleaner with a tri bar knock off. Can't wait to see your finished product.
 

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Crank case breather chrome filter with homemade mount

Here is the aftermarket chrome crank case breather filter with a mount I built in polished stainless that will bolt into the front stock air filter M6 screw hole on the engine. The crank case breather hose will be dressed in a stainless hose sleeve when assembled. The filter sits directly under and center of the velocity stacks and looks wicked cool!

Getting there!!!!
 

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Need to let the paint cure for 7 days before I wet sand and buff.
ap, you is just a titty tease. These here fellas wanna see yor sled complete nekid. Butt you jus keep flashin her bitts. give it up son, sho us the money. poncho
 

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Supposed to be spun aluminum but turned out to be cheap Chinese pot metal:eek: It used to be the Japanese that made cheap chit. Now they are building quality products and the Chinese are making the cheap chit:d
 
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