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Lightbulb The Hagerty '57 Sportster

Awhile back I posted a photo of a Chopped '57 XL. Turns out it's the Hagerty folks "rebuild" project.

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this one? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft3GUzuo_AM
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Seems like there are several on the same film, but this is the one I watched:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R6eDxJkCeRI

Actually, I had writen out a long post on the whole idea of them "honoring" the '57 Sportster,........ Using a chopped up murdered bike. But deleted it as I didn't want to offend. The motor rebuild is all that shows now. That shows some serious money must have been spent. I believe there is supposed to be a follow up, Vol 2 YouTube at some point. I get the feeling that Hagerty isn't really tuned in on the '57 Sportster, since the motor is about the only thing "'57", but maybe that's just me.
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Excellent. Love the Bendix Carb. Didn't take long to turn the pipes Blue
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Seems like there are several on the same film, but this is the one I watched:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R6eDxJkCeRI

Actually, I had writen out a long post on the whole idea of them "honoring" the '57 Sportster,........ Using a chopped up murdered bike. But deleted it as I didn't want to offend. The motor rebuild is all that shows now. That shows some serious money must have been spent. I believe there is supposed to be a follow up, Vol 2 YouTube at some point. I get the feeling that Hagerty isn't really tuned in on the '57 Sportster, since the motor is about the only thing "'57", but maybe that's just me.
The engine build was cool, but then they seemed to lose interest.
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