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Old 09-12-2012, 10:06 PM   #17
Shocktower
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Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Oregon City Orygun
Oddometer: 9,074
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Originally Posted by RickBrett View Post
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Ask . . and you shall recieve!
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I am the "poor sucker" that bought the P.O.S. and fortunately it is our job to bring this old junk back to life on a regular basis, sure, the bike was rough and a little pricey but a bike in that condition doesn't faze us at all . . . after all, we are deemed to be the "Best Triple Restorers in the World" - Whilst I would love to stop by here daily I am afraid that I just don't have the time, however, I will try and stop by weekly to update you.
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Before you ask the costings, I would tell you that I have a passion for these machines and unfortunately the passion often exceeeds the profit - But I will try and keep you up to date.
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Collecting from St Louis, ship to Michigan,Landed in England with all taxes and duties paid I have $5,200 into the bike.
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We started on the bike 2 weeks ago and I anticipate that it will be done in 2 Months time.

First stage was to get the bike to England - Not a problem as that is my regular job now (need a bike shipping?) - Next stage is to take a few piccies and strip the bike.
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Stripping to this stage was around 12 hours
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Frame is now painted, wheels are being done, bodywork all painted, lots of the Chrome done, Wiring loom tidied up.
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Another 20 hours and almost $2,000 with the Chrome, Zinc and Paint(s). - $7,200 and 32 hours
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There is hope , Ok to the n00b hey great bike, and we are glad you bought it so, tell us about your illness ( 2stroke) and share somethings about yourself , and get us some sammiches and injector oil
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