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Frankenknuckle 1947 Knucklehead Chopper by Throttle Addiction

1947 Knucklehead Chopper

If you're a Knucklehead purist and matching numbers take you from 6 to midnight, you can promptly move along.  Back in the day, no one gave a shit about what the VIN said.  Choppers were pieced together from this or that, and the weirder the better!  Somehow we landed in a spot where you're 1947 knucklehead CHOPPER needs to have the correct frame, springer, both motor  cases, heads and if possible period correct oil!  Well this bike is NOT that, it's a chopper through and through, which means it pieced together from a bunch of shit from different eras that wasn't necessarily meant to be.  We commonly refer to it as the Frankenknuckle, as it's got about every era of Harley-Davidson Big Twin motorcycles in its bones. 

While it was torn down Zach had some custom wheels laced up by the Buchanan's Spoke and Rim, the best in the biz!  The wheels were wrapped in a 21" Avon Speed Master and an 18" Avon Safety Mileage. The Knucklehead chopper came rocking a late model Harley Springer front end, which offer a smoother ride than the early Knucklehead / Panhead style springers due to the addition of a dampener shock. 

The rear end was fit with a Throttle Addiction 5.5" Smooth Rear Fender and a custom built sissy bar. The solo Bates Seat is a a quality product from the Haifley Brothers in Phoenix, Arizona.

A few other odds and ends were added from the Throttle Addiction catalog and the finished knucklehead Chopper is as you see it.

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