There may have to be some adjustments of the gauges, as they are a bit high for the fairing, and the windshield looks better a little lower.
Now that the alloy seat pan and front fairing completed, is going to be the front fender made of the same alloy. The new Lucas wire harness has been fitted to the front portion of the frame to test the fit and learn how the wires are routed.
With fabrication almost done, planning the finishes gets a little more serious. The owner of the bike wants a bumblebee scheme: yellow, black, and red accents.
The front end is looking a little tighter!
The wire form for the fairing was made from 3/16” rod and 16 gauge sheet.
The wire form was painted and then the aluminum skin was wrapped along the edges to complete the basic shape.
Still have to work on the muffler and exhaust pipe mounts.
Another brass hardware piece for the 1957 Triumph “Freebird” being built for The Bornfree Show #11. A bracket to secure it will need to be made.
Picked because of it’s wear, a tiny bit of cadmium plating can be seen here and there.