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Been trying to get ahold of John B. for about a week now. Getting nothing but his recording saying he's busy in the shop and to try again later. Left a couple of messages. Nothing.

Anybody know if he's OK and still in business?
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Are you talking about John Bordas of Deluxe Motor Company? His Facebook page shows "Worked at Deluxe Motor Co" and now lives in Quitmann, TX and I am pretty sure he used to be in Colorado. Not much activity on his Facebook either, but you might try there.

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Bizapedia shows a Robert Bordas as the contact and Manta shows John Bordas.

Seems I recall just 2 or 3 years ago people on the real old Harley's still using him, maybe he finally retired or just as the recording stated, he's busy. I know I
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Yes, John Bordas. I know he's in Texas. He rebuilt the speedo on my '69 XLCH just this past Sept. I have more work for him but no response.
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Hopefully he's just got too much business at the moment. Or on vacation and unplugged the phone...
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this is not encouraging.i have a speedometer from the early 60's that needs repair.
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Don't know how that (above) happened. Was supposed to be a new thread. Sorry.
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let us know if you hear back from him.
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In case you get stuck and need an alternative.....

http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2042797 (scroll to post #11)

He's in Alberta Canada & not cheap. BUT the job he did on my tach was first class.
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Adding another reference. This guy was top notch and luckily in my area here in Michigan. Opened them up. Reset the miles and cleaned. Its nice seeing storefronts like this still around



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At least there are alternatives.
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