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Old 12-12-2012, 12:28 PM
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79 Std in WI

Browsing Ebay and this poped up.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1978-...orcev4exp=true
Here's a pic:


It looks like it's at the BMW dealer in Milwaukee.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:48 PM
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Trunk?

Am I looking at that right, or are there saddle bags up on the back trunk rack?

Ahh, nevermind, just looked that way from the side, ha.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:55 PM
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It's a trick of the camera angle:

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80G (Green paint(PO idea))
The Green Monster
K&N A/F, TC's fuse block, '81 oil cooler, TC's homemade 4-2 w/Mac Mufflers, Raptor 660 ACCT
Got him in '04.
bald tire & borrowing parts

80SG (Black w/red emblems & calipers)
Scarlet
K&N A/F, TC's fuse block, WJ5, Shoei bags, Raptor 660 ACCT.
Got her in '11
Ready for the twisties!

81H (previously CPMaynard's)
Hugo
Full Venturer, Indigo Blue with B/W painted tank.
Cold weather ride
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:31 PM
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being a Beemer dealer,they probably think it's worth it's weight in gold. Decent looking though.
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Old 12-12-2012, 07:20 PM
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Interestingly enough, they state in the text they will not disclsoe the reserve price, however, there is none on the auction. So this baby is going to the high bidder, no matter how cheap.
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:46 PM
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Looks good at 10 feet, but the finer detail pics show the finish wear for sure. I'd rather have a bike with good finish on the engine metal, exhuast, etc, knowing I can rebuild everything else. Can't rebuild the finish however...
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:32 PM
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The chrome is tough to get a better finish. The aluminum is not horrible. And the painted part not tough.
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Old 12-14-2012, 06:31 PM
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Pretty decent looking bike; if it were closer, I'd take a shot at it. The chrome won't clean up to like new, but certainly presentable. Paint looks very good...
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