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Old 04-24-2013, 02:23 PM   #11
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Location: Anchorage Alaska
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Originally Posted by dakman74 View Post
I find a low-mileage 82 Virago 920 (and yes I know about the starter issues) that had been sitting for about a year (because it was beginning to give him starter issues...shocker there!) and was stripped down in the process of becoming one UGLY bobber...long story short, the guy trucks it had some TERRIBLE homemade straight pipes made out of galvanized car exhaust tube and pinched at the end to kind of resemble fishtails, I told him it's going to cost me about $150 to put factory exhaust back on...he knocks that off the asking price, so I hand over $350 cash.

Anywho...let's try and keep this going so I can feed my addiction! hahaha
Sounds like an excellent start for a great ADV bike build!
I have always liked the 920 engine and have thought it could be a great bike once the ugly is stripped away.

Like this bike at the One Motorcycle Show:

Looking forward to your pictures.
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