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    If it comes back to life and needs it's title...

    If it comes back to life and needs it's title that won't matter. I am in contact with the PO, DMV etc. The title will be transferred as non-salvage.
    There was never a payout on this machine and it...
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    Last reported mileage from title report... ...

    Last reported mileage from title report...

    23,651

    So the engine has ~25k miles on it. That checks out.
    The valves and cylinder being resurfaced with new rings will put the top end back to...
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    The forum uses SSL encryption. Part of the SSL...

    The forum uses SSL encryption.
    Part of the SSL standard is certificate verification. The cert expired yesterday.

    Nothing to be concerned with unless the site has been hijacked which is very...
  4. Here is my process if I don't know what handle...

    Here is my process if I don't know what handle someone wants.
    You want the new handle to be closer I'm assuming but same process either way.

    Take a piece of carboard and top-down trace the...
  5. To my eye this looks like it was done on purpose....

    To my eye this looks like it was done on purpose.
    The person doing this is too experienced to have done this by mistake. (or just got really lucky)

    Watch the part of the video where he steps off...
  6. Thread: Sad day.

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    It's really hard to say what is the best...

    It's really hard to say what is the best direction (replace/repair) but a frame bend of any kind usually makes the bike unsafe.
    KX really was bang on when he said you have to cut out the fold and...
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    Peter hit the nail on the head earlier IMO. ...

    Peter hit the nail on the head earlier IMO.

    The product you are looking for is called a "backdraft damper" (4in)
    Install anywhere after one of the units but before the Y

    Simple and nothing to...
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    If the insurance company pays out on the bike it...

    If the insurance company pays out on the bike it gets totaled and therefor will need a salvage title. Usually doesn't matter who takes possession of the bike but who pays for it.
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    Wheeler three / scooter

    Wheeler three / scooter
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    Perfect negotiating position when it comes to...

    Perfect negotiating position when it comes to insurance. You are correct. You need REPLACEMENT cost and that is higher than the KBB or NADA value.
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    Your warranty is that if the work goes sideways...

    Your warranty is that if the work goes sideways you haven't lost a dime... you can resell to the next person for cost if you don't end up back on it!

    I'm excited for you! lol

    My attitude would...
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    I am sorry to see but man... that thing is in...

    I am sorry to see but man... that thing is in perfect shape. It will live again.

    If you part that out or sell to someone who is going to that will be such a shame.

    I'll tell you this... if that...
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    FS: Open to trade for 08 GS SM5 compatible parts or...

    Open to trade for 08 GS SM5 compatible parts or something else.

    https://www.amazon.com/Icon-Motorhead-Leather-Motorcycle-Jacket/dp/B002VAN6XU/

    Thank you for looking!
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    THEY ARE NOT EVEN REPLACING THE FRAME???!!!?? ...

    THEY ARE NOT EVEN REPLACING THE FRAME???!!!??

    This has to be a typo... frame painting and frame support... that's the price to fix it.... not to do a frame swap....

    Robbery! Under no...
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    100% As MONK as others have said... you have to...

    100%
    As MONK as others have said... you have to fight this. They're always going to try and get you as it's part of their job description.



    A drop is very similar to a collision. Likely to be...
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    Quick one for ya Spyderfolks This is the top...

    Quick one for ya Spyderfolks

    This is the top of the frame after surface prep and after the first coat(s) of primer.
    Much more surface prep to come on the rest of the frame. Anything exposed to...
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    Some truly great names here! I also refer to all...

    Some truly great names here! I also refer to all cycles as scooters lol
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    FS: Good price on a great and safe jacket. Still...

    Good price on a great and safe jacket.

    Still available!
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    I may not fully understand what you mean but this...

    I may not fully understand what you mean but this guy is no expert IMO (I think this was your point lol). It is noticeably thinner in practice. Get a 15w40 and a 5w40 cold and rub them between your...
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    I am genuinely trying to answer to questions and...

    I am genuinely trying to answer to questions and text is never conducive to getting tone across so please forgive...

    Why use other oil that what was specified by manufacturer? Ask yourself this......
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    Very interesting. Thank you! Ideally there will...

    Very interesting. Thank you!
    Ideally there will be part numbers compatible with this engine for a cheaper price. I will look into it

    Through luck and a stranger's kindness I have another batch of...
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    HowTo: Got some good answers already but I will add one...

    Got some good answers already but I will add one thing. This is the type of company that controls the pricing to their suppliers.
    Long/short is that it doesn't matter where you buy it from as it...
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    HowTo: Plastic Restoration Products

    Hello everyone!

    I just wanted to share my experience with plastic restoration.
    My hope is to save someone some money on an inferior product when real solutions are available.

    Lets start with...
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    [SOLD] ... and I'm sending one over about the exhaust lol

    ... and I'm sending one over about the exhaust lol
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    I just want to add some counterpoints for anyone...

    I just want to add some counterpoints for anyone considering a similar situation.

    As mentioned above there are possible pitfalls to leaving oil that has been used even once to sit for a long...
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    Well that part is good. Silver lining. My...

    Well that part is good. Silver lining.

    My comment was of the mindset of someone who is a competent and well equipped mechanic who is used to working on small engines could perform the swap for...
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    A frame can certainly be replaced! There are...

    A frame can certainly be replaced!

    There are some possible pitfalls that potentially have not been mentioned...

    Wiring Harness would be a large concern for me.
    When you transfer this component...
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    FS: We're kind of in the same area and that seems...

    We're kind of in the same area and that seems like a smoking deal to me.
    I'm really new to Spyders (grain of salt) but have been looking pretty hard for the past month or so at the market locally...
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    Wonder what the bike's fate is from here......

    Wonder what the bike's fate is from here... insurance auction?

    Can you buy the bike from the insurance company?

    Would come get it and give the parts a great home at the right price. Hopefully...
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    FS: Icon Jacket (White)

    Hello Spyderfolks!

    Selling ICON series one unisex jacket.
    Size small (38-40) and excellent condition as it was barely used.

    Please reply by PM with any questions.

    $100 plus shipping from...
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