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Old 01-19-2013, 09:57 PM   #1
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ATK 605 Garage Find?

I came across a nice looking bike in a garage. Not thrashed. Definitely used but not beat up. No apparent leaks. Very original.
STREET LEGAL! Current registration too.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/12087700@N06/8396517353/

Comments? Suggestions?

I kind of want it. Thinking of making a street tracker.



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Old 01-19-2013, 10:48 PM   #2
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Buy it!!
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:09 AM   #3
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A buddy of mine bought one new in '01 and still has it. He loves it.
I agree with Baja Dad. Buy it.
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:30 AM   #4
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I live about 1 mile from the ATK guru. He is the ownwe of American dirt bike and ran the ATK Factory back in the day.
Buy that bike and Race it in the NORRA Rally !!! then ride it home from Cabo !!!!
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:19 PM   #5
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Thanks for the comments.

I bought it. I got it running. Needs a little work. I'm happy.

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Old 03-27-2015, 09:19 PM   #6
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How about an update on your ATK? Are you using it as a street tracker? What do you like (or dislike) about it?
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Old 03-28-2015, 12:29 AM   #7
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it's a nice bike ..
buy it
...and I thought my internet was slow, (this thread was started 2 years ago)
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Old 03-28-2015, 07:10 AM   #8
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A buddy of mine bought one new in '01 and still has it. He loves it. I agree with Baja Dad. Buy it.
My next project is to freshen up mine; it is a 1991 605. These are unique and have low end power delivery. Good luck with it.
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Old 03-29-2015, 12:25 PM   #9
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How about an update on your ATK? Are you using it as a street tracker? What do you like (or dislike) about it?
So, what happened was I purchased the non running bike for very little. It turned out to be a stuck compression release. The bike fired up and then I shut it down to work on it and replace parts.

Had it running great! Took it on some great multi day rides.

Then a got an offer on the bike. I sold her and bought a 2004 KTM ADV. Then I took that away on a two week Southwest tour.
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