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Powder Coating Pro Street Harley Davidson

Full Fender Pro Street Harley Davidson

October 16, 2018

Pro Street frames were the rage years ago. The seat height was lower than what was offered by Harley Davidson® at the time. This frame was usually combined with short Bobber like fenders. I thought it might be very cool to give it a set of our Street Sweeper fenders. The color combination was that…

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Motorcycle racing spark plug wires

Sumax Racing Heritage

September 26, 2018

Before Kirk started Sumax 35 years ago he freelanced as a photo journalist for several magazines: Hot Bike, Street Chopper, Super Cycle, Iron Horse and Easyriders. Many the events he covered were devoted to racing. He was able to meet and become good friends with many of the racers. Taylor was well known in the…

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Baby Blue Fat Boy Looking Sportster

Rubbermount Softail Sportsters

September 10, 2018

Harley Davidson® never made such a motorcycle, but we did!   Back in the 1990’s we were making rubber mount frames for Sportsters and Big Twins.  This would almost eliminate the vibration Harley’s were know for. Kirk made four different motorcycles with four different looks. Each one would show off our Mono Chromatic look with…

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Kirk’s Honda 305 Scrambler received a pair of small Ape hangers, cut off muffler replaced by “snuff or nots” along with a new paint job. Next is a 1975 Harley Sportster with an extended front end & king queen seat. This was radically changed with a Corbin Gentry frame, gas tank, Girder front end, Mag wheels and custom paint.

Sumax, the Original Powder Coating Company

August 16, 2018

Our goal here is to bring you interesting facts and stories about Sumax for the past 35 years. Powder Coating Back in the early 1980’s the way we would put color on to metal was by anodizing. It had its limitations. You could only use aluminum billet. Casting was out due to the molecular structure. Furthermore, motor heat and sunlight would…

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