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Old 11-29-2011, 04:48 PM   #3781
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:56 PM   #3782
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:03 PM   #3783
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Coke problem?

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Old 11-29-2011, 05:52 PM   #3784
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And I thought I was bad because I drink so much coke every day....
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:57 PM   #3785
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:49 PM   #3786
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Don't think so, thats a 3AJ Tenere 600. The Super Tenere 750 has round vents on each side of the fairing.
I actually wouldn't know the difference. They are kind of rare in North America.
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Old 11-30-2011, 09:34 AM   #3787
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Yep , sorry it's a 3AJ. But i'm building another one. Finished the engine, but nows the problem - dont have enough space to build the bike.
All the bits are in my roof space. I've been smuggling it in over the past 12 months in bits. Missus caught me, but I bullshitted that it was spares. "who needs a spare frame" she said. Once she finds out what I'm up to - she'll want to get rid of the transalp and get a new tenere 660. Damn!!
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:19 AM   #3788
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this is the start


WTF...Your settling down?? Gonna grow roots??

OH, and it's only painted to 8' because your short???
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Old 11-30-2011, 01:59 PM   #3789
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WTF...Your settling down?? Gonna grow roots??

OH, and it's only painted to 8' because your short???
yup! Been working for a few months in Ft. Worth.

I rented an office warehouse. Tire changing spot for passing FFs!

Should move in some time next week, getting power and interwebs hooked up, and all that good crap.

Should start setting it up middle of Dec.


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Old 12-02-2011, 09:43 AM   #3790
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Instead of standard chairs in mine, I'm looking at getting a pair of bucket seats and mounting them on chrome/ aluminum rims.

Anyone ever seen/ done that?
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Old 12-02-2011, 08:25 PM   #3791
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Instead of standard chairs in mine, I'm looking at getting a pair of bucket seats and mounting them on chrome/ aluminum rims.

Anyone ever seen/ done that?
Yes, I think it was Red Green...

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Old 12-03-2011, 05:57 AM   #3792
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Instead of standard chairs in mine, I'm looking at getting a pair of bucket seats and mounting them on chrome/ aluminum rims.

Anyone ever seen/ done that?
I've got the jump seat out of a Suburban on milk crates. Does that count?
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Old 12-03-2011, 07:13 PM   #3793
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:17 AM   #3794
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I've got the jump seat out of a Suburban on milk crates. Does that count?
I guess my DC-4 pilot seats would qualify as "drinking seats"!! I am making each arm rest with an inverted piston milled out to hold drinks and a small can of nuts. Where's the check list?


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Old 12-04-2011, 12:31 PM   #3795
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Instead of standard chairs in mine, I'm looking at getting a pair of bucket seats and mounting them on chrome/ aluminum rims.

Anyone ever seen/ done that?
To make full use of the recline function without going ass over kite you'll need a base that extends a little further back than the wheel rim. DAMHIK

A good bucket seat is hugely comfortable for lounging in, my girlfriend put a couple on wooden bases for some cheap & cheerful furniture in her first flat, we're still using them 10 years later If you change your decor you can just head down to the local auto accessories store & spend $20 on some new seat covers to suit

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