PICKED IT UP ON THE WAY HOME...

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  1. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Popped up on the CL today at lunchtime and managed to be first in line. Guy was nice enough to hold it and kill the ad.

    Said it was his Uncle's bike, but who knows. I thought the numbers on the front fender were interesting. You can also barely make out what looks like U.S. ARMY on top of the tank.

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  2. The Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance Man __CERTIFIED DIVER__ (Open Water & Open Dumpster)

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    You've been on a roll lately!
     
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  3. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Just figured out what the numbers on the fender stand for. :D

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  4. gsc

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    Sweet find

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  5. G-Matt

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    You found another great old bike ! You been rollin in green lately , must be your lucky color


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  6. Wildcat

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    Wow! Great bike.
    What are those round things on the truss rod? Flag holder?
     
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  7. patches

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    Someday, maybe, I will get that lucky.
     
  8. sludgeguy

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    Hey that's the Spirit!! Really nice find!
     
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  9. rfeagleye

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    That is a neat bike! I like the plane call sign on the fender, that makes it even cooler. Congrats!
     
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  10. Rockit!

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    Can't wait to see it after your patented spit-shine! :41:
     
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  11. thatismytruck

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    Love this one! I'd be wary of going too OCD Steve on this one. On the Westfield that you and Unc had of mine, I tried to clean it up and the white striping started to melt away. That was with simple soap and water. Plus I'm just really digging the patina.
    Excellent score!
     
  12. Rat Rod

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    Yeah, not going to do to much to it. Probably just wash it off, repack all of the bearings and put some new tires on it to see how it rides. :)
     
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  13. Jsparks

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    Another great bike Steve
     
  14. Rat Rod

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    Sprayed it off....threw a set of white walls I had laying around on it and took it for a quick spin this evening to see how it would ride. It surprisingly well considering it's probably the original grease in all of the bearings.

     
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    Do you wanna sell it? If so, message me
     
  16. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    Will let you know if I ever decide to let it go. :wink1:
     
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  17. Rat Rod

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  18. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    What a cool find !!!
     
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    Very cool!

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