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Shop Crawl // San Diego Customs

We check out the FXR/Dyna specialist

Chip Kastelnik started San Diego Customs in 2006 as a result of his constantly taking motorcycles apart and trying to improve on them to work better and go faster. A restless soul with an astute attention to detail and function, Chip will not stop until something is done not just right, but much better. It's these attributes that have made San Diego Customs the foreknown leader in performance-oriented Harley-Davidson FXR and Dyna models. SDC has churned out amazing builds that have gained global notoriety and spawned a whole new type of go-fast while looking good Harley-Davidsons that have had a huge influence in the custom V-twin world. We took a little visit to SDC and chatted with Chip to see what was up and see what the shop was all about. Check it out…

More about San Diego Customs here: sandiegocustoms.com

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San Diego Customs offers a plethora of great-performing and go-fast parts and accessories along with its renown custom motorcycle builds and repair services.

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San Diego Customs is the place to go for go-fast FXR and Dynas.

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San Diego Customs is conveniently located just across from San Diego International Airport.

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SDC is always working on and hopping up a slew of customer bikes.

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An example of SDC's bike building capabilities…simply stunning and badass.

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Some of San Diego Customs' line of parts.

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Work shop area of SDC.

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SDC offers ready-to-drop-in go-fast engines from S&S Cycle.

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Chip moonlights as a dog trainer… Just kidding! But there is always some entertaining antics going on with the shop dogs.

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If you see this van, it's guaranteed good times no matter where you are.

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Inside the SDC store section.

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A customer's FXR getting the SDC touch.

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