One thing that spells automatic chopper these days is extended front end, and the further it is extended the wilder
the bike looks.
Once you get past a certain point with extending, however it becomes necessary to rake the neck, if only to keep
your feet on the ground when you pull up to a light. Of course, the raked neck also adds much to the appearance of
Raking isn't that difficult, as long as you have a torch that is capable of cutting the neck and an arc welder that is
strong enough to safely re-weld it. The two main things to remember are to be sure that you
use enough amperage on the arc welder to get good penetration with the re-welding job, and that you
eyeball tire neck to make sure that you have bent it straight before re-welding.
With these thoughts in mind. follow the pictures, and add a bit of rake to