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Mark Merrill's Special Custom Harley-Davidson

May 31, 2005
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Owner: Mark Merrill
City/State: Kansas City, Missouri

- Fabricated by: Mark Merrill
- Year: 2002
- Make: Special Custom Harley-Davidson
- Model: Rigid
- Assembly: Mark Merrill
- Assembly Time: 4 months
- Chromed by: Jackson Plating

- Year & Model: 2002 Harley-Davidson
- Displacement (ci): 80
- Carburetor: S&S Super E
- Air Cleaner: S&S
- Pipes: Arlen Ness

- Year & Model: 2002 Harley-Davidson
- Shifting: Foot 5-Speed

- Molding: Mark Merrill and Swampy Pete
- Painter: Swampy Pete
- Color/Type: House of Kolor, black and candies

- Year/Type: 2002 Rigid
- Builder: Mid-USA
- Rake: Frame 38 degrees plus 7 degrees over triple tree
- Stretch: 2 inch

- Bars: Chinca
- Fenders: Milwaukee Iron
- Headlight: Arlen Ness
- Taillight: Custom bracket with diamond LED
- Speedometer: Dakota Digital with Arlen Ness case
- Pegs: Arlen Ness
- Gas Tank: Mortified extension
- Oil Tank: Mid-USA
- Seat: Custom made
- Mirrors: Arlen Ness
- Grips: Joker Machine with turn signals

- Extension: 6 inch over

- Type: Carriage Works
- Size: 21 inch
- Rim width: 3.5 inches
- Tire: Avon 90
- Brake: GMA

- Type: Carriage Works
- Size: 16 inch
- Rim width: 6 inches
- Tire: Avon 180
- Brake: GMA

Other Information/Specs:
The following custom fabrication was done by Mark Merrill:
- Fender supports
- Devil Pitch Fork on gas tank
- Seat back support
- Oil tank surrounds
- Devil Tail on rear fender made from flat metal and pounded into shape with metal forming hammers.
- Fire Exhaust, spark plugs in each exhaust pipe to ignite un-burnt exhaust fumes and the flame shoots out approximately ten feet
- Stainless steel braided gas, oil and wire lines

Photos by Mike Schweder and Stripe

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