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1996 Harley-Davidson Softail "Orange Peeler"

May 31, 2017
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Our June 2017 cover bike is a 1996 Harley-Davidson Softail, which is owned by Jeff Zielinski "Polock" from Independence, Missouri. To find out more about Polock, check out his interview, and for more photos of his bike, which he nicknamed the "Orange Peeler," and for more photos of our cover model Angela, check out her interview as well. For this month's issue, we also invite you to check out our behind the scenes photos and video taken at our June 2017 cover shoot.

General
Year: 1996
Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: Custom Built Softtail Chopper
Fabricated by: Polock
Assembled by: Polock
Assembly time: It’s just time, and it’s a lifetime dream!

Engine
Size (ci/cc)/Make: 121ci/S&S Evo
Carburetor: CV
Air Cleaner: K&N
Pipes: S&S

Transmission
Speeds/Type: 5-Speedfoot shift

Frame/Suspension
Rear Suspension: Softtail
Forks: Inverted Geroni Wide Glide w/2” extension

Wheels, Tires & Brakes
Front
Type: 12 spoke aluminum mag
Size: 18”
Rim width: 5”
Tire: 180
Brake: Machine Performance
Rear
Type: 12 spoke aluminum mag
Size: 18”
Rim width: 5”
Tire: 180
Brake: Machine Performance

Paint
Painter: Pin stripe by Spider Sam
Color: Burnt tangerine orange

Accessories
Bars: Drag Bars
Front Fender: Custom
Rear Fender: Custom
Headlight: 7”
Taillight: LED Low
Speedometer: OEM
Fuel Tank: 6 gallon
Oil Tank: Custom made
Seat: Done by Slim’s Cycle Seats
Pegs: Machine Performance

Other Information/Specs
- The custom paint job has two hidden spiders.
- The frame has a hidden 9 ball.

Photos by Dick Carlson with Carlson Digital Photography

 

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