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Offline mantav8

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My pride and joy!! lol
« on: November 13, 2017, 22:51:49 »
So it starts! got the 'V' stripped a bit Tonight ready for a refurb!

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2017, 22:53:57 »
more......

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2017, 22:55:09 »
Oops!

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2017, 13:04:57 »
Wow, that's some refurb you're doing  :clap:

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2017, 16:22:45 »
I'm most impressed by your Shackleton's high chair in your garage. It looks lovely you know.....
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2017, 16:33:55 »
@TLP. .. your garage is more like a padded room with the amount of time you spend in there with your bike in bits trying to find out what's wrong  :smirk:
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2017, 17:12:31 »
Blimey that is going to be some refurb  :dl_hyperhysteria:

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2017, 17:28:10 »
@Holmsey, yes my lovely Axminster carpet was destroyed when the Nail emptied it's fuel tanks. :groan:

MantaV8 that looks one hell of a project. :thumb:
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2017, 17:31:40 »
I've never had a bike in that many pieces all at once, even after crashing.

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2017, 21:27:55 »
Guess I'm a weird lol anything I buy usually ends up in bits!
BTW, the sofa is to sit and ponder when I'm stuck!

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2017, 21:34:22 »
I'm impressed. Makes me want to take a bike to pieces...
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2017, 18:48:15 »
Yeah, but no, but yeah, I'd do the same if I had a Central Heating Radiator in my garage.
So then lots of photos to show us the gruesome bits, the shiny bits and how it all fits together  :icon_drool5: :fix:
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2017, 21:24:46 »
couple more....
The bits for re-paint and powder coating.

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2017, 21:29:50 »
Few bits came Today.Also found the cushion lever bearings are shot!

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2017, 21:29:07 »
Bit cleaner! and new sprocket fitted.

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« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2017, 20:44:46 »
Bit more.....

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2017, 23:45:45 »
 :text-goodpost:

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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #17 on: November 18, 2017, 05:19:44 »
I like the black frame and engine. Scientific tests carried out at the University of Cleverness have proven quite unequivocally, that changing from silver to black is better.

It's known as a fact now.
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2017, 14:49:05 »
This will be better than new when it's all done.  :text-goodpost:
Unless it's got two wheels and an engine slung in the middle, I'm not interested.
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Re: My pride and joy!! lol
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2017, 16:54:30 »
Don't let MartinW catch uttering such things TLP...!
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