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Offline evo550

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A heart warming story....not.
« on: May 24, 2015, 09:24:25 AM »
 So, I'm on the look out for a ATK 406 and spotted this on ebay for a nice $900 usd, so I contacted a dealer in the U.S. who also advertised a world wide shipping service to discuss getting this bike to Australia, but unfortunately within an hour it was sold...bugger I thought, back to the drawing board.


About a day later I went back onto this U.S. dealers website to see what else they had up for grabs and low and behold they where advertising a ATK 406 "Coming soon"....Hmmmmm
NEK MINIT...BANG.... $2950usd and not a spotters fee in sight..


WHAT A GRUB...

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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2015, 12:50:58 PM »
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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2015, 03:13:38 PM »
Coat with WD40 at $2050.00 a can .
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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2015, 04:54:45 PM »
i wont be asking for your dealers details. always on the look out for good trans pacific shipper.

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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2015, 05:58:29 PM »
He has plenty of bikes for sale and they all "look" great.
I won't name him, but he is on the u.s. EASTCOAST and is a VINTAGEMX dealer....

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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2015, 12:07:03 PM »
That's not the same bike....... no way  ;)
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« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2015, 01:19:31 PM »
That's not the same bike....... no way  ;)

Yes it is.
"light weight, and it works great"  :)

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« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2015, 05:10:23 PM »
Not only is that the same bike but it's had a lot of work done to it.
I rekon the guy posted it up , got no interest and stripped and rebuilt it forgetting that the advert was still running.
The frame has been resprayed , the shock looks to have been stripped and cleaned up ect.
Check the rims and spokes.
If you can buy something to clean wheels/shocks up that good , in a can , where can I get some.
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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2015, 08:50:28 PM »
The 'Dean USA' swingarm stickers seem to have the same scratches through them however the barn find one appears to have a weld right in front of the sticker
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« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2015, 08:55:42 PM »
The 'Dean USA' swingarm stickers seem to have the same scratches through them however the barn find one appears to have a weld right in front of the sticker

Ambiguous comment, maybe you should be writing rules.
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« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2015, 08:56:45 PM »
Same bar pad, scratches in muffler etc. Its the same bike . What a pack of grubs.

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« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2015, 09:10:38 PM »
The 'Dean USA' swingarm stickers seem to have the same scratches through them however the barn find one appears to have a weld right in front of the sticker

Ambiguous comment, maybe you should be writing rules.

Rules for stickers? ;D yeah I could write those

Ambiguous because I had one comment for them being the same and one comment for them being different? I thought I was being more of a fence sitter
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« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2015, 09:18:32 PM »
 ;D ;D ;D

Rules for stickers? ;D yeah I could write those

Yeap, I reckon you'd be great at it ;D ;D ;D as I roll on the floor ;D ;D

I'm pretty sure a fence sitters favorite defense is riddled with ambiguities ;D
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« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2015, 09:19:56 PM »
Not only is that the same bike but it's had a lot of work done to it.
I rekon the guy posted it up , got no interest and stripped and rebuilt it forgetting that the advert was still running.
The frame has been resprayed , the shock looks to have been stripped and cleaned up ect.
Check the rims and spokes.
If you can buy something to clean wheels/shocks up that good , in a can , where can I get some.
Mick52. The bike in the top photo was for sale on Ebay for $700 u.s. and I wanted to buy it and get it shipped to Aus.
So I promptly emailed a dealer in the U.S. to see if they could ship it for me to which I attached the Ebay link.
Instead of helping me with shipping they just bought the bike, sprayed it with silver frosting and listed it for $2950.
Fcukin GRUB...but I'm happy I gots me another one and it's coming via a good old Aussie mob....


In San Fran now...
« Last Edit: June 04, 2015, 09:27:52 PM by evo550 »

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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2015, 11:17:06 PM »
That's not the same bike....... no way  ;)

Yes it is.

I think you missed the joke there.
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« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2015, 11:28:38 PM »
That's not the same bike....... no way  ;)

Yes it is.

I think you missed the joke there.

 ;D

Yeah trouble is Lozza I am operating from a phone at the moment and that little wink just comes up as another yellow dot.
Even with spectacles they still all just look like little yellow dots ;) :D ;D >:( :( :o 8) ??? :-[ ??? ::) :-X :'( :-\
See ;D
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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #16 on: June 05, 2015, 08:03:28 AM »
Put both thumbs on the screen. Slide your thumbs apart. Magic happens!

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« Reply #17 on: June 05, 2015, 08:53:03 AM »
Mick52. The bike in the top photo was for sale on Ebay for $700 u.s. and I wanted to buy it and get it shipped to Aus.
So I promptly emailed a dealer in the U.S. to see if they could ship it for me to which I attached the Ebay link.
Instead of helping me with shipping they just bought the bike, sprayed it with silver frosting and listed it for $2950.
Fcukin GRUB...but I'm happy I gots me another one and it's coming via a good old Aussie mob....


In San Fran now...
Ah , now I see the problem evo.
Yep not nice people.
Nice bike tho.
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« Reply #18 on: June 06, 2015, 10:55:54 AM »
The 'Dean USA' swingarm stickers seem to have the same scratches through them however the barn find one appears to have a weld right in front of the sticker
  Preserved under a bit of masking tape !!

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Re: A heart warming story....not.
« Reply #19 on: June 06, 2015, 12:07:36 PM »
I reckon the dent in the side of the rear rim gives it away aw well