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Old 04-26-2012, 11:59 AM   #1
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AK ATV Salvage

Anyone have any experience with Todd Rupert? Gonna get some suspension work done with him (yes, Friar, he does the nitrogen thing). If your comments are negative, please PM as I don't like bashing folks on the forum. I was looking for good comments (if any).

I'm trying to save a crapload of shipping costs and waiting for my stuff to come back by sending it all out to CA.

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Old 04-26-2012, 12:59 PM   #2
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good to know I heard there was a guy out here that did snow machine shocks its good if he can do motorcycle ones too.
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:35 PM   #3
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AK ATV Salvage is in Eagle River... Zuggers Shocks is in the Valley, and yes he does Ohlins + many more...
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:22 PM   #4
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The ATV Salvage guy in Eagle River does good work, at least on the 4 wheeler I brought in. And he has a yard full of cool junk I want to turn into something marvelous ... and that would require me to get tetnis shots first.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:05 PM   #5
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seems like a decent guy to me.... I've salvaged more than a few bits outta his yard over the years. mostly the prices were really good on small stuff... mebby a bit high on something that would be a good project bike though.

BTW... I have a 1500psi nitrogen bottle .
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:54 PM   #6
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Nitro?

Lets put some stout on tap!
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:07 PM   #7
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Todd Rupert is a great guy, has been building bikes for years, is a very reputable mechanic and has been an integral part of Alaska ice racing.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:28 PM   #8
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What are you planning to have done?
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:37 PM   #9
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I tried to buy a rusty old wheeler rear rack for my rusty old Rokon there. Guy said $100. I said No thanks.

I rebuilt the shocks on my Dad's XT500, and www.greentreefab.com recharged them both for $20.

I'll bet Tom's cheaper!
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:11 PM   #10
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Check out HR Racing, they're in town, great guys too. Race Tech and Ohlins cert.

I've yet to hear anything bad regarding ATV Salvage, not sure if that helps.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:48 PM   #11
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Thanks everyone for the positive replies. I rec'd zero PM's, so that's says a bunch.

Todd has my stuff and should have them up to speed soon.

Thanks again!

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