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And, post up a parts list as some of us do have a couple spares lying around......
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Sounds like he needs fork tubes at the very least, maybe a full set of forks. We can rebuild them. Or possibly he needs a "doner" bike? It sounds like the engine is OK except for the filter getting broken off. Dave, when you have time, can you confirm that the mounting threads and mounting surface are in good shape for that filter?
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thank you folks for now.i'm going to take my time and make a list.and recover a bit more.not going to be a big list as I do everything myself.front fork tubes,headlight mount,left side footpeg mount,super e air cleaner,inner and outer.i'm off the computer for now
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s&s super e is good,still need air cleaner assembly.friggen snow outside is keeping me out of garage.thanksgiving?absolutely none.get the pin out of my big toe,boneless big toe.why they dident amputate is beyond me
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Don't know you mate, but sounds like you have been through hell and back.
Best wishes for your recovery. Nice to see some of the others on here offering to give hands on help. A huge thumbs up to them.
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damn its hard to do anything with a big pin stickin out of my left big toe.oh well supposed to be removed next Friday.what with lousy cold weather and rain its tough to be do anything let alone go outside in the wet.lookin like i'm gonna need a frame.i'll try and get the police report this week and if its written right i'll be good.and that's a big if its written right.no claims on my policy,so…...
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Amen to that, and I’ll add that after my get off 2 years ago And being winter I had some luxury where I didn’t have pressure to accept the first, low ball, offer. And as the engine, frame and forks were good I have a regular title, not salvage.
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