Help stop the lies!

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by wirewrkr, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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    http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/mcy/2184966667.html
    would someone else help stop this bullshit?
    Flag now, flag often!
    I hate this shit, and yes i emailed him to give him the chance to fix it or get flagged.
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  2. Tosh Togo

    Tosh Togo Long timer

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    Would you please elaborate on where exactly it is that you see manure?. The post seems to break no C-List guidelines, so.... ?


    PS- here's the linkie to the ad: http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/mcy/2184966667.html
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  3. wirewrkr

    wirewrkr the thread-killer

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    thanks for the link, I couldn't make mine work.
    They are Chinese CJ bikes NOT BMW.
    pretty simple.
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  4. Cordless

    Cordless Two Wheel Addict

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  5. H96669

    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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  6. groop

    groop So much to ponder

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    Are you sure? Did you call? I saw this ad too but it's hard to tell from the photos isn't it?
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  7. caponerd

    caponerd Kickstart Enthusiast

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    BMW didn't build any motorcycles in 1946.

    The factories were still bombed into oblivion, and they were casting aluminum pots and pans.

    Even when they did start building motorcycles after the war (I think in 1950), they didn't build any sidevalve 750's.
    [quick check of LJK Setright's "Bahnstormer, The Story of BMW Motorcycles" shows twin cylinder bike production resuming in 1950, while production of 250 singles resumed in 1949. ]

    That ad should get pulled.

    For the record, in case it does....

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  8. caponerd

    caponerd Kickstart Enthusiast

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  9. Beater

    Beater The Bavarian Butcher

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    Google a real one. Like this R12:

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    Now look at the grainy pictures in each of these adds. There are LOTS of small differences between the Russian and Chinese copies of these bikes. The frame. The gas tank. The bars. The headlight. The seat ... and the placement of it. The heads! The heads.

    Do your homework!

    PS - Wirewrkr, Caponerd, H69996 ... These guys really know their stuff. Trust them.
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  10. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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    SoCal.
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  12. H96669

    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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  13. Uncle Ernie

    Uncle Ernie Long timer

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    I think my self may be splitting. Half of me gets really burned up when i see that crap, but the other half thinks if you're dumb enough to buy one thinking it's a BMW, you get what you deserve.

    Possible new thread; Does/has anyone actually bought one of these things thinking it was a BMW?
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  14. mykill

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    The Inland Empire is the Methamphetamine production capital of the world!

    East of Los Angeles, basically San Bernardino and Riverside. It has some redeeming qualities, I just can't think of any right now.
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  15. xymotic

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    Housing's really cheap. Now:evil
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  16. DaveBall

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    Oh, why not buy one and put Harley stickers and crap all over it. They did build a boxer at one time. :evil
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  17. Nessman

    Nessman Cluttered Minimalist

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    ABSOLUTELY ZERO redeeming qualities. Chain restaraunt hell and they'll charge you $486 for making a "California Stop" while making a right on red.

    I hate them. :fyyff
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  18. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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    Unfortunately, I've always heard that's closer to my neck of the woods.. Eastern/Southeastern Missouri.
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    We keep exporting manufacturing which forces us to raise our traffic fines.
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    elite-less Been here awhile

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