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Old 12-14-2010, 01:31 PM   #1646
nsu max
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Originally Posted by CDNbiker View Post
Very nice scooter - I've always wanted to find one of those. Looks like you have been restoring it. Just curious - how fast does it go?
Thank you, I have been working on it off and on since 1971, as these things can't be rushed. I did most of the body and paint work when I was 14/15 years old, though I did final paint 12 years ago and yes in the spirit of my youth I painted it out of spray cans. As far as how fast, with the 4 HP engine, on a good day and a hefty dose of fearlessness it will run about 45 MPH. But at that speed the citizens could never soak it the coolness of it all.
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