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*1953 Monark firestone imperial super cruiser*

Discussion in 'FRESH FINDS' started by Nickinator, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. Nickinator

    Nickinator

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    Thought I would show my most recent find that I love dearly.
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    Thanks for looking, Nick.
     
  2. tin machine

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    That's what I call .....smoking vintage ..wow :mrgreen:
     
  3. heyslugger

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    What time does that Train light leave the station? Choo Choooo....nice'un!
     
  4. Nickinator

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    thx guys i about died when i saw it. i had to have it :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
     
  5. Dave63

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    That bike's a piece of art.
     
  6. cman

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    +1
     
  7. Rat Rod

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    Definitely deco. :wink:
     
  8. MplsCoaster

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    As a huge chrome bike fan, your bike makes me crazy! 8) :mrgreen: Nice Find!
     
  9. Nickinator

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    Thx Steve, I knew you would go nuts over it :lol:
     
  10. dogdart

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    One of my favorites . Here's one on display at Bicycle Heaven Museum [​IMG]
     
  11. tdd

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    Nice find
    LOVE IT
     
  12. CRASH

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    Awesome find! Can I ask what you picked it up for?

    I'll bet getting it re-chromed would cost a small fortune, but oh what a bike that would be!
     
  13. Nickinator

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    Id rather not say but it was a good deal.

    Nick.
     
  14. CRASH

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    As long as you are happy with it, that's what's important.

    So now what? re-chrome? Paint? Keep it as-is?
     
  15. Nickinator

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    I'm using brasso and steel wool other then that I'm going to keep it as is
     
  16. MBP

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    Fabulous bike Nick!
     
  17. 62hotrod

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    I wish mine looked that nice some one had painted over all the chrome i can scrape off paint on the frame and fenders with my finger nail and see chrome don't no what shape its in, maybe some paint stripper one day will be able to tell [​IMG]
     
  18. Outlaw90

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    That bike is soo sick i have serious bike envy right now lol
     
  19. Nickinator

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    I was cruising down the street when I saw 2 teens talking all hip and acting like bad arses when i rolled by and there jaws dropped
    and all I heard was whoa.......
     
  20. Henry morgan

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    very nice bike... love the patina ... looks good this way or restored... classic bike.. you know there is a star wars
    joke just waiting to bust out of me.. :lol:
     

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