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Old 01-06-2014, 06:33 AM   #1
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Rust and Crust

We seem to have lots of threads on here showing all the nice clean projects, the ones that just need a wipe over with a rag, and a weekend of spanner waving to put back on the road.
But we don't appear to have any pictures of man size projects, the ones that make you think, the projects that make others gasp in disbelief, some would call them a money pit, some madness, but to some just a challenge.

So lets see the rust and Crust...




























So come on then, what have ya?
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:57 AM   #2
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How about this?

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Old 01-06-2014, 07:22 AM   #3
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This thread makes me sad. A bunch of once great bikes that will probably never see the road again because of constant neglect.
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Old 01-06-2014, 07:26 AM   #4
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If it makes you feel any better, the bike in the picture I posted is currently licensed, insured and roadworthy. Not a pretty restoration, but back on the road at least.
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:32 AM   #5
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Not as bad as some of the ones already posted, but before:


After, although it will always be an ongoing "project":
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:42 AM   #6
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Well done, Josh. Nice "save the bike" project. Bravo.
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:43 AM   #7
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Looking through that first round of pics I think I winced so hard I pulled a muscle.
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Old 01-06-2014, 10:12 AM   #8
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One I did a few years back



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Old 01-06-2014, 10:17 AM   #9
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Nice job, Rob! What a difference!
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Old 01-06-2014, 01:35 PM   #10
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Photo 5 in the first thread I'd take on anyday!
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Old 01-08-2014, 04:40 PM   #11
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saved these before time had them further decomposing like the previous pictures.
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Old 01-09-2014, 05:50 PM   #12
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Gandma is digging the hillclimber!
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Old 01-09-2014, 10:23 PM   #13
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raiding the parts stash for a new project

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Old 01-11-2014, 11:30 PM   #14
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Gandma is digging the hillclimber!
I really, reaaly hope that no one will ruin that hill climber by restoring it....
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Old 01-12-2014, 03:20 AM   #15
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Great thread Kev

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2750/$4400 seems a trifle optimistic for this!
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