The rehabilitation of Sir Gustave Sebastian

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Box'a'bits, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    You should have called in on your way past...so I could point and laugh...
  2. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    You live in Dannevegas & ride a DR650, so I'm prepared to cut you some slack when you say hurtful things...I know it's just the jealousy coming out.

    It was pissing down. I did think about calling, but didn't...I was fairly focussed on getting home.
  3. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    I need to get the set up right before I do anything too stupid...okay MORE stupid on it.
  4. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Just in case you wondered what else uses 16" tyres in skinny profiles - GN125. Quality...
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  5. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Structural Failure

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    Nice work Steve, you do spin a good yarn. Least with all the hassle it gave you getting it home you know its an authentic BMW and not some cheap Asian knock-off with a beamer badge .
  6. Left Testicle

    Left Testicle Been here awhile

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    Geez I bet ya the 1st owner thrashed the ring out of it.
  7. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    ummm

    yeah


    aha




    glad you got home ok
  8. Te Hopo

    Te Hopo Nomad

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    Sounds like a great adventure, a few things to sort out but it looks like it'll be a fun adventure rig.
  9. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    runs out of gas just getting it home. twice :lol3 good read :thumb

    BTW, why do they still talk in feet? We’ve been metric for several generations now?

    because the yanks invented aviation (they think) and wrote many of the rules we use nowadays
  10. Padmei

    Padmei enamoured

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    Sounds like a totally senseless, indulgent, time consuming, potentially dangerous project.

    I like it.
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  11. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Took the girls out for a spin in the sidecar. My daughter to the indoor riding school in Ohariu Valley (quite a tight rural road), Mandy to get some groceries, & then a spin round the burbs, with a promise of more tomorrow. Both loved the experience. Think we have a winner...
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  12. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    [​IMG]
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  13. ztaj

    ztaj jatz

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    Sounds like a green light for some serious farkling :D
    Nice RR too
  14. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Apparently I have to get a haircut & a real job before doing that...As if...
  15. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    I must be warped but I always fancied Mildred
  16. Manakau.KTM

    Manakau.KTM Been here awhile

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    Was it the handbag or the earings that caught your eye?
  17. Manakau.KTM

    Manakau.KTM Been here awhile

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    Moving on...

    When do you think you'll have Mildred ready to tackle the Mackley again?
  18. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Again? I thought we'd build towards that.

    The sidecar forks are out, & then there are a heap of other things to deal to including an engine & final drive swap.

    We need to introduce gravel roads. Maybe Takapari Rd once she gets settled.

    I am, however, ready (with Gus) to go anytime...

    It'd be quite good if Mark would hurry up & finish his perpetual / stalled build...I wonder when the build thread (must be getting pretty big by now) is due for publication...
  19. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    You may have just stumbled on the new name for Steves combo. Mildred? or George and Mildred?
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  20. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Structural Failure

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    cracked it for ya...... Georgedred :lol3
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