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Old 4th September 2019, 11:41 AM #1112
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Old 5th September 2019, 07:49 PM #1113
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I'm sure he did a good job mechanically - but I'd have left the paint as was. Looks like an over-restored garage queen now
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I'm sure he did a good job mechanically - but I'd have left the paint as was. Looks like an over-restored garage queen now
I was never a lover of the 'straight-out-of-the-box' look myself either. I'm sure that bike looks amazing in the flesh though
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Old 19th September 2019, 11:12 AM #1118
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Not sure that I'd put this much effort into a Plastic Maggot. Nice all the same, though

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U.S. market model? Judging by the seat & engine casing it's seen a bit of use. Not too keen on those beige grips though.....
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The red rear indicator lenses and the reflector stuck on the frame make it look like a US model, The ones we got here were all in the Yamaha 'Speed-Block' colours afaik. Hasn't got the bodywork round the tail of the seat, so must've been a fairly early one.
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The red rear indicator lenses and the reflector stuck on the frame make it look like a US model, The ones we got here were all in the Yamaha 'Speed-Block' colours afaik. Hasn't got the bodywork round the tail of the seat, so must've been a fairly early one.
Definitely not European market
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