Freddie Arnold Designs

2012 World Championship competitor
BuilderHank Young / Freddie Arnold
OwnerFreddie Arnold
LocationCanton, GA
Countryflag us USA
Bike NameHickory Flat Hot Rod
Year/Model1978 FXS Lowrider
Engine Make/SizeHarley Davidson 74 CI
Drivetrain1978 HD/BDL
Frame Make/TypeHarley Davidson FXS
Front EndHarley Davidson FXS
Wheels FrontV-Twin 19X2.75
Wheels RearV-Twin 16X5.5
Tires FrontFirestone / Coker 400-19
Tires RearFirestone / Coker 500-16
Brakes Frontnone
Brakes RearJaybrake
PainterTerry Southern
Additional Info35mm frontend was shaved and cut 3 inches. Gas tank is a modified 1960 HD Hummer unit. Ridge was added to match lines on rear fender and the oil tank is a modified panhead piece. Engine and trans are stock to the bike with special effects including grooves on rocker boxes, powder coating and "tumbling" of components. Modified HD CV carb with cast breather. Pipes by Mr Young as well as fender struts and many other one-off pieces. Tail light is a 42 Chevy. BDL primary is behind the Panhead style tin. Terry painted sheetmetal along the with frame. The seat uses a pan crafted from part of the rear fender. All wiring is 30's style cloth insulated.

Photography courtesy of Frank Sander


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