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Doing this as I'm dashing out the door but...one of our choppers is up for sale on ebay. Do a search under Boss Hoss or Kanon and it should appear. If anyone wants to talk to me direct, just call or email. BTW, it will kick a smallblock Boss's ass and gets about 50/1 more attention at the shows and get togethers. Way better handling, way lower riding position. Not good for cross country or any significant longrange cruising. We're selling this one to build an other most probably with a blower motor or turbo. :shock:

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Thanks for the nice comments. This chopper rides every bit as good as it looks.

Working on it is incredible. No more screwing with the tank to get to the carb. It's right there and accessible. Same with distributor. Cleaning the air filter is one allen bolt right there in front of you fully exposed. Rear tire off in 2 minutes, tranny out in 40, back installed in an hour and a quarter. I've probably split the Boss frames 30 times now and won't miss it a bit at least on mine. I have about 20 friends close by with Bosses so I suspect I'll be involved in many frame splitting exercises in the future.

It's streamlined, lighter, much more agile, and much less tiring to ride in spite of the rigid rear suspension. The brakes suck and the rear lighting is barely adequate but I'm working on both.

If one was to want everything in one package, the 2 wheeled Boss is a great decision in spite of it's tranny inadequacies, weight and size, and generally poor handling characteristics. I think Adrian knew as did Gary and I that there is no one perfect machine. For all the attention and ewww's and ahhhh's, the chopper is number one IMHO. For great cross country and giving your honey a great ride, hard to beat a BMW LT or a Goldwing. For the twisties, many great choices with mine being the FJR.

I believe my next and only Boss will be the 3 wheeled variety. They are again, IMHO, without any competition.

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El - do you have any info on the radiator you have on the chop?? Does it do the job?? would like a radiator that size on the Boss along with doing away with those hugh crash bars.

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El = Bar none that is the best looking V8 powered bike I ever saw. You can say what you want about the Boss but the placement of the alternator, fan behind the radiator, headers, slim radiator have it all over the Boss.

What a beautiful work of art.. I had to go back and save all those pictures for future reference Yup have to change the jockies also..

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I would love to have it but I just built my own Pro Street Chopper. :D I'm sure you'll have no trouble selling it. 8) By the way this little bike draws a pretty good crowd too. ;)

 

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Ed,

The radiator as you noted is well smaller. We had a problem where the Spal 14" fan was a bit too large. It was also too close to the radiator. I took a big bump after doing a smoker and the blades flexed into the radiator. Had coolant in my face and had to put the chopper on a trailer. We simply cut 1" off the end of the blades on a new fan and that problem disappeared. The real benefit however, no longer any hot air blowing (pulling) back on the driver. None! Runs cool as a cucumber and I don't suffer any heat prostration. Here I go again but...took 2 minutes to remove the entire radiator/fan assembly. Anyone had to remove the Boss radiator? Real cluster#*^@ removing that top retaining support and reinstalling is worse. Additionally, the radiator on the bigblocks is so close to the pulley that I crapped out a radiator on Big Red. The chopper has 4 bolts that bolt right into the frame and a quick disconnect for the fan wiring. End of story. As far as the crash bars, great on a tourer or cruiser but really unacceptable on a chopper.

Once again, thanks for the compliments. Hopefully I'll see you in Daytona so you can see in person and take for a ride. Even better, c'mon down.

Elliot 8)
 

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Lamont,

I can't say enough about your PS chopper. Fantastic look! I'm also totally enthused over the performance of the 1800. As mentioned in an earlier post, the guy who just bought Gary's smallblock ran a VTX 1800 at the track Friday night. To see a shaft driver that big do a HUGE wheelie and really haul down the track totally stock was very cool. Also did a very impressive burnout. That yellow 1800 chopper we saw you with in Daytona is a wet dream! Both bikes incredibly nice. Best,

Elliot :)
 

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Lamont,

I can't say enough about your PS chopper. Fantastic look! I'm also totally enthused over the performance of the 1800. As mentioned in an earlier post, the guy who just bought Gary's smallblock ran a VTX 1800 at the track Friday night. To see a shaft driver that big do a HUGE wheelie and really haul down the track totally stock was very cool. Also did a very impressive burnout. That yellow 1800 chopper we saw you with in Daytona is a wet dream! Both bikes incredibly nice. Best,

Elliot :)
Thanks Bro :oops: If you get a chance pick up this months Road Bike they did a real nice write up on the VTX Chopper and the PSP will be in Cruiser next issue. Hoping to get fron cover on that one. ;)
 
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