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Hardtailing With Voodoo Vintage

Hardtailing With Voodoo Vintage

Article & Photos By: Daniel Donley – www.pandemoniumcustomchoppers.com Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I had a local guy stop by the shop, wanting to know if I could put a hardtail on his old Ironhead Sportster. He had an old bolt on hardtail that he didn’t like the lines of. […]

Where’d Ya Get Them Tires

Where’d Ya Get Them Tires

Article & Photos By: Daniel Donley – www.pandemoniumcustomchoppers.com Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I was hanging out at the local hot rod shop with the guys having a couple of beers checkin’ out the sweet cars when I noticed on one particular car that the tires had no lettering on […]

Working Man’s Build – Part 2

Working Man’s Build – Part 2

Customizing Jared Blake’s Sporty with Pandemonium Custom Choppers Article and Photos By: Daniel Donley – www.pandemoniumcustomchoppers.com Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Just to recap on last months beginning of this article, I recently was approached by Jared Blake, He is hard working country music singer, out there pounding the […]

Moving Forward: Installing Forward Controls with TC Bros

Moving Forward: Installing Forward Controls with TC Bros

Article & Photos By: Daniel Donnley – www.pandemoniumcustomchoppers.com Originally Published In The May 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Last month I showed you how to internally wire a set of handlebars on a 1997 sportster. With the bike already being in the shop the customer decided his sporty was in need of a facelift. First […]

Woah There??

Woah There??

Install A Rear Disc Break And Space It To The Rotor Article By: Daniel Donley At Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The November 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Last month, I showed you how to correctly space your rear wheel in the chassis of a bike with a drum brake. This month […]

So Ya Wanna Frisco?

So Ya Wanna Frisco?

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The September 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Working on a custom build? Just want to freshen up the look of your current bike? Well this month I am going to show you how to mount a Frisco styled gas tank. I’ll also […]

The XS650 Chop-Off

The XS650 Chop-Off

Pandemonium Custom Choppers Hosts The 3rd Annual Originally Published In The February 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The Yamaha XS650 world has been slowly coming to the scene for a while now and there is not a show or event that is specific for the XS650, until now… Pandemonium Custom Choppers figured that it […]

The High Life – Part 6

The High Life – Part 6

Article By: Daniel Donley At Pandemonium Custom Choppers www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The December 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Last month we got the bike all mocked up, then tore down for finish welding, and then got everything sandblasted and prepped for the powder coater. So off we go to spend a day at the […]

Pandemonium Chopper

Pandemonium Chopper

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Kerri Schindler Originally Published In The October 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I’ve known Daniel Donley for quite a few years now. I’ve had the pleasure of calling him my brother, and working together on the magazine. He also was a huge part of building the ’49 with […]

Part 5 Of The High Life Project

Part 5 Of The High Life Project

Published In The November 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Daniel Donley I’m pretty stoked this month! We got the ACME Choppers’ Springer! Let me tell ya, this thing is sweet: great craftsmanship, nice lookin’ welds and it even has needle roller bearings in the rockers! So, ya know this things gonna be […]

Daniel Donley – What Are You Really Paying For?

Daniel Donley – What Are You Really Paying For?

What are you really paying for? So you need a new tire, you call around and get prices from different shops. Naturally in human nature you go with the cheapest shop. Well here is something to think about. What are you really getting when you go with the lower priced shop. Some things you need […]

XS Street Trackin

XS Street Trackin

Article By: Matt Reel Photos By: Kerri Schindler Originally Published In The May 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Paul Bucher’s first experience with the Yamaha XS 650 was in his high school days. Paul and his buddy would do some stop light drags; Paul on his Honda 750 and his buddy on an XS. […]

“Need A Lift”

“Need A Lift”

Handy Lift In At Pandemonium Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The January 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine One Friday night, myself and a few buddies were shooting the shit and throwing a few back when Big John said “Dude, you need a bike lift. Ya know, […]

Get Your Head Right – Simple Shop Porting And Polishing

Get Your Head Right – Simple Shop Porting And Polishing

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The February 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Got your engine torn down for an overhaul? Or are you just looking for a little more power? Porting & polishing your cylinder heads or head can definitely increase the power and efficiency of your […]

XS650 Brakes

XS650 Brakes

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The February 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine You ever ride a Yamaha XS650 before? The stock front brakes suck! You might as well drag a piece of wood down the road to stop. This month I am gonna show you how to […]

Nekked Hayla

Nekked Hayla

Article By: Matt Reel Photos By: Kerri Schindler Originally Published In The January 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When Daniel Donley of Pandemonium Choppers found himself with a little extra time and some extra parts, he decided he would put together a bike to take to West Virginia’s Mt. Fest. He wanted something simple […]

Is Your Twin Cam Under Pressure?

Is Your Twin Cam Under Pressure?

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The June 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I have seen many Twin Cam engines lose oil pressure, start knockin’, and have a catastrophic failure all because of a bad oil pressure sending unit, a bad electrical gauge, or even a simple […]

What’s All This Leaky Business?

What’s All This Leaky Business?

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The May 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine So… I am in the shop the other day kickin’ ideas around trying to figure out what I am going to do for a tech article for this month when I walked by Hanky […]

Let’s GetTanked!

Let’s GetTanked!

Building A DIY Oil Kit Article By: Daniel Donley At Pandemonium Custom Choppers www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The December 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month I am going to show you how to build a D.I.Y Oil Tank Kit for American V-Twin commonly found on the internet. This kit is pretty nice it […]

Go Strapless

Go Strapless

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month’s tech comes from trying to find an easier way to do something without having to call up a bunch of friends to help. Have you ever tried to load your bike yourself and […]

The High Life

The High Life

Tattoo Duke Miller’s XS650 Build Part 6 Article By: Daniel Donley At Pandemonium Custom Choppers www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The January 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Well this month wraps up the build of the High Life Project! Let me tell you, it’s been a blast hangin’ out in the shop with my good […]

Hanky Panky

Hanky Panky

Article By: Matt Reel Photos By: Kerri Schindler Originally Published In The December 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine omething people may not know about motorcycle builders is a lot of them don’t have personal bikes. If they do often it’s not some fancy show quality chopper with all kinds of hand fabbed pieces. Instead […]

Twin Cam Swapin!

Twin Cam Swapin!

Part 2 Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The June 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Last month we showed ya how to tear down a Harley Twin cam to do a cam swap. This Month I’m headed to Dead End Cycles in Defiance, Ohio to show you […]

Twin Cam Swapin’!

Twin Cam Swapin’!

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The May 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month I’m headed to Dead End Cycles in Defiance, Ohio. Jayme Price — the head wrench and owner of the shop — is a local go-to guy for your late model Harley needs. […]

Ready To Roll?

Ready To Roll?

Article By: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – www.pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The April 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Are you ready for the upcoming riding season? I know I am, and you probably are too. It’s been a long, snowy winter! Now just because I say that I am ready doesn’t mean […]

Pop A Cap On It

Pop A Cap On It

Published In The July 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article Daniel Donley At Pandemonium Custom Choppers www.pandemoniumc2.com Got a local hub cab store? Well, that’s where I picked up these old 16” Beauty Rings. Back in the day they were used on your car or truck to snazz up your wheels. For this month’s tech […]

Shimmy, Shimmy Shake – Servicing Your Neck Bearings

Shimmy, Shimmy Shake – Servicing Your Neck Bearings

Published In The June 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Daniel Donley At Pandemonium Custom Choppers www.pandemoniumc2.com A service point that is commonly overlooked, is servicing your neck bearings. The reason it is often overlooked is they gradually fail over time and by human nature you just adapt to how they are and don’t realize […]

SpaceGrass By Pandemonium Custom Choppers

SpaceGrass By Pandemonium Custom Choppers

Featured In The May 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Kerri Schindler The owner of Space Grass, Ron Gratop, learned at an early age not to touch. His dad and uncle both had motorcycles and he was never allowed to touch them except for the times he sneaked a peek under the cover. […]

Hanky Panky – Best Of MtnFest

Hanky Panky  – Best Of MtnFest

Featured in the December 2014 Issue of Cycle Source Article By: Matt Reel   Photos By: Kerri Schindler Something people may not know about motorcycle builders is a lot of them don’t have personal bikes. If they do often it’s not some fancy show quality chopper with all kinds of hand fabbed pieces. Instead it’s a […]

Feelin’ A Little Outta Sync?

Feelin’ A Little Outta Sync?

Part 2 Article by: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The April 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Last month I showed you how to bench synchronize a set of dual carbs for a parallel twin. So for this month’s tech I am going to actually show you how to […]

Feelin’ A Little Outta Sync?

Feelin’ A Little Outta Sync?

Pandemonium Custom Shop Tech Article by: Daniel Donley – Pandemonium Custom Choppers – pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The March 2015 Issue of Cycle Source Magazine Got a bike with two or four carbs? Engine not running so well? Well it might be time for a good carburetor cleaning and synchronization. Synchronization, what’s that? Well, it’s the adjustment […]

Is Your Engine Takin’ A Leak?

Is Your Engine Takin’ A Leak?

Pandemonium Custom Shop Tech Article by: Daniel Donley of Pandemonium Custom Choppers- pandemoniumc2.com Originally Published In The February 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I’m writing this month’s article after coming across a barn find bike… and as many of you know these could be gems or they could be hunks of junk. So before you just get […]

The XS650 CHOP OFF, NEW GOODIES from HHB and More!

The XS650 CHOP OFF, NEW GOODIES from HHB and More!

    The XS650 Chop Off is coming!  It’s not just Chops, Any XS650 enthusiast is bound to have a good time! Check it out!  The XS650 Chopoff has been a BLAST the last 2 years, and we are doing it again this year.  Pandemonium Customs is hosting the event in Defiance Ohio, August 21-22. […]

The High Life Project Part 6

The High Life Project Part 6

Last month we got the bike all mocked up, then tore down for finish welding, and then got everything sandblasted and prepped for the powder coater. So off we go to spend a day at the powder coater . Prior to powder coating, Mylar tape is used to protect the areas on the parts that […]

The High Life Project Part 5

The High Life Project Part 5

’m pretty stoked this month! We got the ACME Choppers’ Springer! Let me tell ya, this thing is sweet: great craftsmanship, nice lookin’ welds and it even has needle roller bearings in the rockers! So, ya know this things gonna be a smooth operator! First, we are gonna get the mock- up finished so we […]

Metal Rescue Product Test Real Life

Metal Rescue Product Test Real Life

Metal Rescue is a clear, water-based solution that is nontoxic, non-hazardous, has no acids, no sol- vents, and does not have a smell. Their motto is: “Safe on everything but rust.” This rust removing solution makes some big claims. I hate to admit it but I was very skeptical about Metal Rescue, so I decided […]

Get a little curly!

Get a little curly!

This is just a quick short little tech tip! Curlin’ Wire Using Cloth Wire on your bike? Want to give it a different look than just wires hanging out there. Well try this! With a large diameter screw driver , twist the cloth wire around the screw driver TIGHTLY to give it that curl effect. […]

Making your own Custom Battery Cables

Making your own Custom Battery Cables

In the April Issue of Cycle Source Magazine Daniel from Pandemonium Custom Choppers did a article on how to make your own custom battery cables. Making your own high quality battery cables is simple to do. I like to use car audio power cable in either 4 or 8 gauge size. Car audio wire has […]

Black Friday Sale!! Don’t miss it!

Black Friday Sale!! Don’t miss it!

Sale Begins Friday ends Sunday at Midnight

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