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PostSubject: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 2:05 pm

Hello from across the pond! I'm Matthew and live about 30 minutes outside Washington DC, USA. Seems like we don't have any good Intruder forums over here, I hope you don't mind me joining.

I've been working on cars and bikes for many years now and up until my son was born daily drove my Yamaha FZ6R in everything except snow and heavy rain. Now I drive a car with a baby seat mostly....

Anyway, I got a 2000 VS800 Suzuki Intruder for $200! What a steal! Most of what it needs is TLC in the way of labor I think. It's been sitting for 3 years. I got an hour to myself yesterday and dug into it. The battery I ordered was the wrong size (and what a b!tch to get to that battery!!) so I drained what looked like an amber ale out of the gas tank, cleaned out the actual rat nest I found, and located some wires that look to have been chewed on. The bike DEFINITELY needs tires but I think the rest is going to be elbow grease. Think I should shoot some penetrating oil into the spark plug holes or think the engine shouldn't be locked up? I'm looking forward to having some fun with this bike!

Matthew

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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 2:52 pm

hello matthew and a warm welcm from wet and cold Londonderry northern Ireland   I am sure you will find the site useful,  your right what a steal you got good  project
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 4:35 pm

Hi Matt and New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 2610028573 that looks a real bargain to me, good luck with the project m8
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 4:56 pm

Hi Matt  WELM what a bargain you've got there  New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 3498837457
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New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 2773974287 & New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 1530558013 looks like a good project at a very good price New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 3498837457
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 5:18 pm

Welcome Mathew great buy and project. wwweee
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 5:27 pm

wwweee  Mathew, nice little project you have there!
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 9:18 pm

What a bargain - that's less than £150 !!!!  Have fun getting it back on the road - although it doesn't sound like it needs too much doing to it.
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeMon Apr 11, 2016 10:38 pm

New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 2773974287 and  New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project 2610028573 Matthew ......... bit of work to do then. Crack on mate !
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PostSubject: Re: New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project   New member, first cruiser, a resurrection project Icon_minitimeTue Apr 12, 2016 7:52 pm

Hi Matt
What a fascinating project ... Good luck with our build and wwweee
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