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TOPIC: THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME"

THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 10 Aug 2017 21:12 #1

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Sometimes words just don't do it



Think I can get another 1000 miles on this sproket?????

waswnt me! got the rim on fleabay came with that prime speciman
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"EVEN DUCT TAPE CAN'T FIX STUPID.... BUT IT CAN MUFFLE THE SOUND!"

ITS ALL GOOD! LETS RIDE
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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 10 Aug 2017 21:20 #2

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Another example of "REALLY????"



yes that is a piece of EMT conduit....
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"EVEN DUCT TAPE CAN'T FIX STUPID.... BUT IT CAN MUFFLE THE SOUND!"

ITS ALL GOOD! LETS RIDE
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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 10 Aug 2017 22:40 #3

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I just saw this on eBay . . .
I think whoever owned this GT80, really wanted a 4-stroke.
They decided the next best thing was to convert the muffler over to a megaphone.

. . . on the other hand, it might just be the optional Yamaha winter-tyme "shin" warmer exhaust pipe . . . they came with a package of ear plugs, if I remember correctly !
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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 04:21 #4

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Of all the sketchy "repairs" I've seen this is my favorite:



A piece of wood to fill the void in an RT3 crankcase that must have suffered a snapped connecting rod.

Also I believe you could flip that sprocket over and get another 10,000 miles out of it.
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The hours spent riding my Enduros is not deducted from my life span.
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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 05:19 #5

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You've opened a can of worms now. This could be a real fun post to keep going. Easy to keep going i recon haha.

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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 06:47 #6

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Rear fender breaks off, screw on a piece of folded carpet and attach tail light and plat to that :Ugh


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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 12:56 #7

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Kill Switch on an old Triumph I acquired.

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Dont tell me what your gonna do, show me what you've done

THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 13:23 #8

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I don't know Lance, I like that kill switch!
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THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 14:03 #9

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RTD2 wrote: I don't know Lance, I like that kill switch!


HAHA, Actually, I was going to incorporate it into the restoration

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Dont tell me what your gonna do, show me what you've done

THINGS PO'S HAVE DONE TO BIKES....OR..."YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME" 11 Aug 2017 22:08 #10

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Time to flip this one over for another 10k . . .

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