Bike and long abandoned vehicles... what model is/was that thing?

Discussion in 'Photos' started by rarepartbuilder, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. kwb377

    kwb377 Non-Professional Rider On A Not-So-Closed Course

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  2. old fart bob

    old fart bob Armchair adventurer

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    That's a '37/'38 Pontiac. A lot were shipped to Australia. I have had one for over 52 years now.
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  3. Secondcreekrider

    Secondcreekrider Secondcreekrider

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    It's a Chevy that' has seen better days. Off of highway 20 Whidbey Island WA.
  4. Nashcat

    Nashcat Waitin' on the Boatman

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    Here's one that was in the woods, when I bought my house 5 years ago. I finally got the trees cut, that were growing up through it and got it to stand up. I stumbled upon it while clearing some brush behind the house.

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  5. richarddacat

    richarddacat I wave at RV's

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    Can you make out what it was at one time?
  6. sir marco

    sir marco Always on the run

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    Kenia. In Some parts of Afrika you can find this kind of vehicels along the road. ( and some times still running ...)

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  7. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    Hey Marco, I don't see CAN on your list:lol3
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    rodrigoscs n00b

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    jfman Long timer

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    ride4321 Long timer

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  11. Iron Cross Junction

    Iron Cross Junction Been here awhile

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    Great pic of a sad sight.

    But, OK, I'll bite.

    1924 Ford TT/Pirsch.

    Not as if I have a clue beyond what googling a few words in images spits back. :rayof

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    OK, yeah, wheels don't look right, but at least I'm best (or at least first) guess so far.

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  12. Runaway Train

    Runaway Train The Left-Right Tourer

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    I'm betting it is a honda superhawk from the mid-late 60's. I recognise the frame, what remains of the horn and the taillight backing plate.
    Somemone correct me if I am wrong.
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  13. pigjockey

    pigjockey Hognuts the T-bagger

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    I had an old Honda cl90 I think it was looked like that. Bike was way taller than me and we put knobbies on it. Went anywhere.
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  14. richarddacat

    richarddacat I wave at RV's

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    The fenders don't look like Honda's to me or the r/h brake lever, may be wrong but that's what threw me.
    Taillight does though.

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  15. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day.

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    Front of the frame, radiator shell, hood, side louvers, cowl and steering column, don't look the same either. :lol3
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  16. Pokie

    Pokie Just plain Pokie.

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    I'd venture to say the bike frame above is more likely to be a Honda CB160 of about 1963. With the tubular brake pedal and no front frame down tube. The fenders look right for the year as well as the tail light and handle bars. Sought after now, back then they were considered throw away bikes.
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  17. rarepartbuilder

    rarepartbuilder redemption gypsy

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    Per Pokie's hunch.... :thumb

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    picture from THIS site .
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  18. Iron Cross Junction

    Iron Cross Junction Been here awhile

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    Your point, sir? :jack

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    5131dan Been here awhile

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    Skeleton Driver.jpg Rode by this Skeleton Driver with a American Flag in the back window, on a dirt road in Potter County PA. Had to get a pic. TOO COOL !!
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  20. fxray

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