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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 09:26 PM Thread Starter
 
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anybody fixing up a old bike

i'v had a 72 suzuki gt550 for about three year's now and it's do for some loving.i'm thinking about cafe racer style.it's been a good bike so far.i get some strang stair's from people on her.maybe it's the sound of a two stroke triple with no baffle's.the neighbor's away wave when i start it up at 6:30 in the morning.
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 09:46 PM
 
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Im going to look for something similar this winter, I bet that thing is super cool.
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post #3 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 10:19 PM
 
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I have gt 250~380's~550's and 750's..
Out of the lot the 380 is the best in my opinion..
To bad you can't get custom expansion chambers for 'em...
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post #4 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 10:31 PM
 
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Cafe racer all the way. Forget the clubman bars and go straight to clip ons. If i still had the ole cl350 it would be caffinated right now. Old bikes are great.
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post #5 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 10:41 PM
 
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i want something like this
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post #6 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-02-2005, 11:38 PM
 
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Cafe racers rule!!! Those who give that confused stare just dont know.
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post #7 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-03-2005, 07:54 AM
 
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I still have a '78 CB 750A project bike in the barn in Illinois I'm going after at the end of the month. It has almost all the pieces...still looking for a rear parking brake assembly...anyone know where to get one??
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post #8 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-03-2005, 08:37 AM
 
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i want something like this
i have one of those in my garage,(actually its in my shed with all the chipmunks and old crap) but its all rusted up , i use to use it for a pit bike...one day i should take it out and see if i can get it going...
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i have one of those in my garage,(actually its in my shed with all the chipmunks and old crap) but its all rusted up , i use to use it for a pit bike...one day i should take it out and see if i can get it going...
do it!
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post #10 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-05-2005, 05:23 PM
 
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give me one of these:



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...and these...



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post #13 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-05-2005, 09:18 PM
 
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Ick!

Whearsheef, I think I just saw this pic on another bike forum. Was it posted by you? Should we be worried?
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I think that .....

Wheat whatever needs to be banned, and that pic deleted. I know we joke around here, but that is taking it a Leeeeetle too far, IMHO...



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post #16 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-05-2005, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
 
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i think he's excited about old bike's.there any way to delete those pic's
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post #17 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-05-2005, 09:33 PM
 
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i think he's excited about old bike's.there any way to delete those pic's
He did this on alot of threads, and an Admin has to delete those pics.
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Mods...."click, click...Deleted!"


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I should be a mod again.. those could have been gone already...
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I love looking @ vintage bikes from 70's and even the early 80's
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