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I'm a bike snob of course it's pre 1970. 28 19.05%
If it says XLCH thats what it is. 93 63.27%
It has a horse shoe oil tank. 4 2.72%
You're just jealous because you dont have one. 22 14.97%
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If it says XLCH it must be an XLCH. However, if the left case has the electric starter hump it is NOT a First Generation true Harley Davidson XLCH. Therefore you must deduct 10 cool points. No magneto? WTF you some kind of poser?
yep, i'd like a tin primary n mag
next time maybe...
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If it says XLCH it must be an XLCH. However, if the left case has the electric starter hump it is NOT a First Generation true Harley Davidson XLCH. Therefore you must deduct 10 cool points. No magneto? WTF you some kind of poser?
Bullshit
By that thinking a Ferrari must have a 60 degree sohc v-12 with Webers and rear wheel drive
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Well mike the bike 61 I don't suppose you have much of a sense of humor do you. Sorry you can't see the humor in my comment. BTW WTF is a Ferrari? Some kind of cage?
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Well mike the bike 61 I don't suppose you have much of a sense of humor do you. Sorry you can't see the humor in my comment. BTW WTF is a Ferrari? Some kind of cage?
A very expensive cage
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I Googled it.

It's some kind of chocolate.

Actually spelled "ferrero rocher"
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box of chocolates LOL
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Ferrari looks reasonable by comparison: https://luxe.digital/lifestyle/cars/...xpensive-cars/
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