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Misc. Thinking about picking up a project bike that Ive always wanted

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Willowglen, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    A guy brought his BMW R1200 C into the shop. Its the bike from Tomorrow Never Dies but not the lame cream color.

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    Ive always wanted one. It needs a lot of work internally not cosmetic. About $3500 retail worth. Thinking about offering him 5-700 for it and then having the work done to bring it back up to speed which will only cost me about $1200

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    @Sloppyjoe opinion?
     
  2. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    I roll in old Italian cars and have owned several Ducati's.

    When it comes to my opinion on pouring money into a project, you know I will always encourage it. I say, save that bike from the scrap heap. Plus, once completed, it will be more connected to you since you put time and money into it
     
  3. AcquiringSignal

    AcquiringSignal Girthy

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    Isn’t it a done deal at this point?
     
  4. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    This.


    Why dont you own it yet?
     
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  5. AcquiringSignal

    AcquiringSignal Girthy

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    This guy gets it
     
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  6. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    The spider, I went out on a whim and looked at. Didnt drive it. Just looked it over and started it.

    Called the guy the next morning and offered asking price and told him I'd come get it that day.

    Sometimes you just need to think with your gut and not your head
     
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    AcquiringSignal Girthy

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    Wife wanted. It’s in our garage

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  8. x76

    x76 giant monster Gold

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    Go for it. Life is short.
     
  9. MrPPV

    MrPPV It Can't Rain Forever :grad: Gold

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    Make sure they put training wheels on it so you won't fall over when driving :grad:
     
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  10. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    Because we just ran the cost last night and I have to talk to the guy when he comes in on Tues to decide what he wants to do with it. I cant force him to sell it to me.


    And a current lack of garage space.
     
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  11. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    Pussing out already
     
  12. AcquiringSignal

    AcquiringSignal Girthy

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  13. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    Right!?

    It's a motorcycle, not a panzer
     
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    AcquiringSignal Girthy

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    Although a Panzer would pretty cool.
     
  15. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    He says yes it's going home with me
     
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  16. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    Between the garage and driveway there are already three cars a truck a quad a tent trailer and 4 motorcycles.
     
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  17. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    Absolutely
     
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  18. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    I fail to see an issue
     
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  19. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Dammit, I just picked out an av for you. Gold

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    Oh boy.
    One of these guys...

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  20. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    The Town of Los Gatos would frown on that. The truck the quad and the tent trailer are all covered in the driveway with the cars. All 4 bikes live in the garage.
     
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