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WOW, more stuff!
This is going to be a brand new bike when you are done.
Hey, as long as you have the brakes off, might as well put me a new tire and forks seals on it too. LOL

I'll be watching to see how these go together, I have a couple sets I will need to rebuild I think when I get home on the other bikes.

I'm still in SC visiting a friend. Still thinking if I could somehow get it all home...

I looked it up on mapquest, 2,000 miles each way. Would be a nice ride out to visit, but a long way to haul a ton of bikes.

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there is a possibilty.. I could possibly meet ya some where in Arizona....lol

Be like me: LIVE YOUR LIFE IN SUCH A MANNER. THAT WHEN YOUR FEET HIT THE FLOOR. THE DEVIL SIGHS AND SAYS, "OH DANG HE\'S AWAKE"


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I'd still have to get everything back my half of the trip.
I wonder what a small storage area would cost me a couple months or so.

Something with a little power for lights and a coffee pot LOL

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Ha ha A tent with a generator? Ha Ha

You gonna try to build bikes and take em back mostly together? ?

Be like me: LIVE YOUR LIFE IN SUCH A MANNER. THAT WHEN YOUR FEET HIT THE FLOOR. THE DEVIL SIGHS AND SAYS, "OH DANG HE\'S AWAKE"


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Ha ha A tent with a generator? Ha Ha

You gonna try to build bikes and take em back mostly together? ?
Well....
With the cost of fuel both ways, or renting a truck there and driving back, might be cheaper to build up the bikes and ride them home one at a time LOL

I almost bought some land out west, spent allot of time checking it out on the phone with county and stuff for details, then went to buy it a few days later and it was sold!

I've seen 80acres and 40acres I may check out, but payments and interest too high for me really unless I went through a real bank.

Well so much for chit chat, what have you done to Ella today LOL
Watching for more pics.
When working with the brake parts, if they are crudded up is it safe to use the soda blaster on them??

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95 SE 1500, riding now, Purple (the fastest color)
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I did not use Soda.. It will blow the paint off.. so gonna use 600 grit and lightly buff em to a sheen.. Then check and see how they look. I may think about blasting them on the outside in buddy bead booth then repainting with Caliper paint..hmmmmmmmm

They look bad in photo's but actually the aluminum is more stained than corroded...

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I didn't think yours looked too bad in photos, I was thinking I'll have some pretty bad ones on my old Kaw probably and maybe others at times.

Hey I got home now.
You still working on Ella?

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Waiting on Parts... I tried Cheap parts... sheesh they are slowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww. I should have ordered from Bike Bandit...

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Waiting on Parts... I tried Cheap parts... sheesh they are slowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww. I should have ordered from Bike Bandit...

Be like me: LIVE YOUR LIFE IN SUCH A MANNER. THAT WHEN YOUR FEET HIT THE FLOOR. THE DEVIL SIGHS AND SAYS, "OH DANG HE\'S AWAKE"


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This is truly a fascinating thread and thanks for documenting/explaining so well. I, for one am thankful for your OCD.

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'95 GL1500A
'96 Magna (Karen's 3rd bike)


Former bikes
'72 Yamaha DT100 '72 Husqvarna WR250
'63 Sears Allstate Puch '76 Suzuki RM100
'79 RM125 '71 Honda CB350
'77 Honda CB550 4k 94 Kawasaki Vulcan 750
'83 Honda GL1100A '83 Honda GL1100A
'77 Yamaha XS750D '80 Kawasaki KZ1000LTD
'80 SR250 (Karen's 1st bike)
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