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Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by paddy, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. paddy
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    [Feb 5, 2010]
    Thought this might interest a few here

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    It was a collection of very second hand bits that at one time had been a Verlichi Ducati race bike, i rebuilt it in a studio flat :no:....

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    For the technical minded it was bored to 1100cc with bored out 42mm carbs, ca complete external oil feed system and twin plug heads and so on. the frame was super light chrome molly. I had to make a complete wiring loom as well as all the electrical fittings and the Oil filter ( from a mini) unit that fed the external feeds

    And no it didnt fit out the door....:crying:
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  3. Y444GAR
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    done a good job there considering the workshop you had, top marks!
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    V6Pete Now running on Bentley's y'all

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    As that man said, that's an awesome job, and even more impressive with the facilities!

    I guess that was either a few years ago, or your flat was a shrine to the 80's ;)
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    Very clever, nice one:icon_thumright:
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    To Quote the terminator ( SAY THATS A NICE BIKE ) lol. well done butty very nice
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    Oh and i forgot to ask you said you built it IN A FLAT, how on earth did you get it out lol
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    Impressive stuff Paddy - could have easily gone to the scrap heap, well done for saving it :)
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    So go on then, how much did you have to dis assemble it to get it back out? LOL

    Great work there !!
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    rob v6 Learning the VAG way

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    Great job
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Well done dude, and for my next trick???

    Any plans for another project???
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    To get it out i took the rear mudgaurd off and the front wheel and wheeled it out in a vertical position on the back wheel.

    and yes Pete it was not the 80s but mid 90s done a few more since then
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    As you asked...a few more of my builds, all were wrecks

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    Mate that is some nice work and great results. Are the ones inside on show or when they were up for sale?
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    They were just on show at a friends shop, the silver and blue one is for sale now at the shop though. i dont build these anymore..been there done that :) plus the costs have rocketed. the 750SS in pic 2 would cost around £70k as it is and a wreck would be £40k ! so its all gone a bit daft now.
    Cheers :)
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Cool work.

    Never really been into bikes but think that Ducatti do some stunning kit that have a definate look of their own.
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