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Old 01-25-2013, 12:37 PM   #12
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Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Central Illinois
Oddometer: 476
Originally Posted by killme_quik View Post
My first bike was a 1975 TS185. That thing was great for its age and was absolutely bulletproof. Crack in the case? JB weld it and keep going, it should last another couple hundred miles! I loved that bike, I'm a bit sad that I sold it...
A few years ago I bought a '72 TS125 that was in great shape except for a JB welded, cracked case. I ended up getting perfectionist on it and rebuilding it into some new cases. I'm glad that I did. It's probably the best running 2-stroke that I've ever ridden. Not the fastest, but it just runs perfectly from idle to redline.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. -Tacitus
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