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Old 4th September 2018, 12:09 PM
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Default Looking to get a bike chopped

Hi guys, apologies if this has been asked before but i searched and didnt find anything, except to talk to Chopper himself, but i cannot PM him and I dont know his availability etc.
So basically a friend of mine wants to chop his VT750. He got a price just for the welding off an engineering company in Dublin but seemed to be very expensive.
He is looking for information on chopping the front and increasing the rake. And info and prices on chopping the back of the bike. He has the parts needed for the back eg, saddle, lights and chop kit, he is looking for someone to chop the bike and weld the kit on.
He lives in Dublin but doesn't mind travelling.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 4th September 2018, 06:05 PM
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Default Re: Looking to get a bike chopped

Central motorcycles in tullamore also do this kinda work. Not sure on prices do
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Old 4th September 2018, 06:52 PM
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whats the legal angle on this and insurance wise?, just wondering, retiring next year , be good to have a project.
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Old 10th September 2018, 05:27 PM
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Default Re: Looking to get a bike chopped

Originally Posted by allsorts&oddjobs
whats the legal angle on this and insurance wise?, just wondering, retiring next year , be good to have a project.
Far from legal. Manufacturers couldn’t even do it legally without a heap of paperwork. Ie document of conformity and such
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Old 10th September 2018, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by kawasixxer
Far from legal. Manufacturers couldn’t even do it legally without a heap of paperwork. Ie document of conformity and such
Ok thanks for that, pity.
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