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  1. Thread: login problem #2

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    Same here.

    Same here.
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    Starting to put it together. Left it original...

    Starting to put it together. Left it original except for rubber bits, seat cover, tank badges, fork tubes and tires/tubes. Chrome isn't perfect but good for being almost 50 years old. No hurry to...
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    Thanks for the kind words Eric. This particular...

    Thanks for the kind words Eric. This particular clipping was sent to me by a fellow antique motorcycle enthusiast. I can't take credit for finding it. Over the years I have exchanged many research...
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    Try holding down your Ctrl key and at the same...

    Try holding down your Ctrl key and at the same time hit your + key to enlarge your screen. Hit it multiple times to make your page bigger and hit - key to shrink it back. Hope this works for ya.
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    Ya hey, came across this May 13, 1908 Milwaukee...

    Ya hey, came across this May 13, 1908 Milwaukee Journal newspaper clipping that I forgot I had. Should have been included in my Comet Motorcycle article. Thought this thread is as good as any to post...
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    Thanks Steve. I already dropped a wad of cash...

    Thanks Steve. I already dropped a wad of cash there and their website doesn't show but 4 cans of paint. I just found a site overseas that has my colors I think. They said my bike is Candy Marine...
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    I've been searching the net for a white paint...

    I've been searching the net for a white paint code or? for my 1971 Yamaha R5b with no luck. Checked my owners manual and shop manual. Nothing. I'm color blind and thought my bike was gold and white...
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    Good job guys. I was hoping this thread would...

    Good job guys. I was hoping this thread would spark more interest in early motorcycle history. There is so much we still don't know.

    Did these listings show "home builds"? Looks like the British...
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    1914 Connecticut vehicle reisgtrations

    https://archive.org/details/listofregistered1914stat/page/n5

    Anybody from Connecticut? I didn't do a search of the records but I assume it has motorcycles.
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    Welcome. I sent you a PM.

    Welcome. I sent you a PM.
  11. Thread: Lake Motor

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    I agree Eric. I had more than one person who said...

    I agree Eric. I had more than one person who said they wanted to machine the cases of my Mar-Tan to make it look like a motorcycle motor and then build a "Fantasy motorcycle" out of it. I like your...
  12. Thread: Lake Motor

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    I was rummaging around the forums and came across...

    I was rummaging around the forums and came across this post and realized I didn't post the photos of my Mar-Tan motor. It was a really nice original in great shape.
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    Pre-1920 Kansas motorcycle photos

    Here's a link to some great photos. I don't think I've seen them before. I don't think you have to be a member to view them. Enjoy

    https://advrider.com/f/threads/kansas-and-the-motorcycle.1411673/...
  14. Thread: 450 engine install

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    Thanks Steve for sharing that story. Sometimes...

    Thanks Steve for sharing that story. Sometimes I'm just amazed that we lived through some of the stupid **** we used to do. As I'm sure are a lot of other people on here. Thank goodness we didn't...
  15. Thread: 450 engine install

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    Can't wait to see it finished. Nice!

    Can't wait to see it finished. Nice!
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    That is exactly my plan. Ordered the new tires,...

    That is exactly my plan. Ordered the new tires, fork seals, battery strap, air cleaner and missing steering dampener. Can't find a replacement seat cover though. Don't think I can save the old seat...
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    You just never know.

    Just after I posted the Honda resto video I drove past my neighbors place across the street and there was a bike sitting behind his house I never noticed before. It looked old and like a smoker so I...
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    Pretty Cool! 1969 CB750 Resto in 5 minutes

    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=1969+honda+cb750+restoration
  19. Thanks for sharing these stories and photos. I...

    Thanks for sharing these stories and photos. I just love stuff like this.
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    Thanks. I had a brochure too. Unfortunately I...

    Thanks. I had a brochure too. Unfortunately I never titled my bike. It was brought to America with a bunch of other bikes in a shipping container with no titles. Bill of sales. It wasn't officially...
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    Peter, thank you. I'm going to print them off and...

    Peter, thank you. I'm going to print them off and keep them with my research. It will be interesting going through them and comparing the info. We should be able to come up with some kind of figure...
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    I used to own a Honda 50 Dream but I had the red...

    I used to own a Honda 50 Dream but I had the red version. It was a beautiful bike. Top notch craftsmanship and detail. The only bike I ever owned that I bought new but never started. Kept it in my...
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    I would love to see that list. Anybody have it?

    I would love to see that list. Anybody have it?
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    I just love talking about these old motorcycles....

    I just love talking about these old motorcycles. Merkel was selling all kinds of motorcycle parts back then. Somewhere I have an ad where they list frames, forks, etc. for sale. I got to dig that up....
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    Thanks Duffy,I guess that answers that question....

    Thanks Duffy,I guess that answers that question. Apparently Edward was from a different family. I always forget about the U.S Census. Thanks again.
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