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Old 01-29-2013, 05:57 PM   #1
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1952 Indian P-61

Called the P-61 American Rocket, this prototype was built by Sam Pierce in hopes that Indian would produce a model based off of it. The engine borrows parts from a number of automobiles and it's pretty impressive that it actually runs. There is detailed description of all the parts he used which is worth the read.

P-61 American Rocket

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Old 01-30-2013, 06:32 PM   #2
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You know, I just spent a month away with very slow internet. Sure I saw your posts but had to decide if worth my time and wait opening the link.

Pics are good....take them that's what they are out there for.

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Old 01-31-2013, 04:50 PM   #3
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Damn, what a cool bike! Why didn't any of the major manufacturers get the hint and build a rubber isolated motor earlier? And the amount of work that went into the engine must have been staggering! This guy was far from your average motorcycle nut!!
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