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Old 12-16-2010, 02:40 PM   #1647
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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.
Wow that is a long term project! I should not talk though, I spent years restoring a 1966 Solex that is finally done thanks to E-Bay and parts from at least 10 countries. Like most restoration projects, lots of things slow the process down - parts, life, kids, wives, work...
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