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    Drove down yesterday with trailer meant run very cool dude. Loaded up bike headed back had to stop for a few hours at hotel. Hope to get back into Northeast Indiana around 4:00 p.m. today. 680 mi each way.
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  • #2
    Nice! I am sure you will get it back up and running.

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    • #3
      Yeah that was quite the deal!
      With enough beer you can do anything...D.Pate

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      • #4
        I think Lug Nut needs new name.

        Bike Bandit
        2005 Silverado Midnight Star

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        • DEEPHATE
          DEEPHATE commented
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          Super villain " Dr Yamagetter "

      • #5
        Looks like it needs some work but hey it might have fresh bearings!

        With the chrome bits in that shape I would consider a blacked-out look I think that would be cool.

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        • #6
          Originally posted by Druegeme View Post
          Looks like it needs some work but hey it might have fresh bearings!

          With the chrome bits in that shape I would consider a blacked-out look I think that would be cool.
          I'm going to get a mechanically running perfect and probably sell it cheap. I know a guy that bought another one from me that doesn't mind the cosmetics as much He put sidecars on bikes.The tins are in good shape so I could always sell those and put on some cheap dented up scrape tens for a true wrap bike look that would appeall to some people.
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          • #7
            If I would have had tools I would have had two more gold wing shocks for road wing conversions Click image for larger version

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            • #8
              or a bullet in the ass if they caught you.

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              • #9
                So with the cost of fuel to get it, how much do you now have in your $500 bike?

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                • #10
                  I think he's siphoned gas out of parked cars along the way!

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                  • #11
                    Originally posted by Father Pobasturd View Post
                    So with the cost of fuel to get it, how much do you now have in your $500 bike?
                    $340 gas and $31 trailer rental so $871.
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                  • #12
                    Originally posted by Shores View Post
                    I think he's siphoned gas out of parked cars along the way!
                    Would have been very nice to do that
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                    • #13
                      Back home and unloaded...1336 mile round trip...Going to sit outside until I get my two friends bikes out and make room
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                      • roadiemort
                        roadiemort commented
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                        What was your tow vehicle?

                      • YZ18
                        YZ18 commented
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                        Love that a 3 car garage is full of Yamaha motorcycles!!

                      • Judd
                        Judd commented
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                        I don't know what I like more all them pretty bikes lined up or the garage........ congrats Lug and good haul.

                    • #14
                      Buick enclave. About 16.5 mpg round trip...better than 8-10 on my old 3/4 ton 6.0 liter silverado
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                      • #15
                        I can't believe it only cost $30 to rent a trailer, you get the friends & family discount?

                        Oh, good score by the way. Call you the Yamaha-Wisperer... lol
                        2012 Road Star Silverado S

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                        • #16
                          Originally posted by D-Fresh View Post
                          I can't believe it only cost $30 to rent a trailer, you get the friends & family discount?

                          Oh, good score by the way. Call you the Yamaha-Wisperer... lol
                          $14.95 a day for u haul motorcycle trailer ...light easy to tow and readily available ...can't beat it. I will likely never buy a trailer when I can rent them $15 a day and never have to store or maintain one....
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                          • D-Fresh
                            D-Fresh commented
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                            That is very affordable, wow! I would've guessed it would cost much more, good to know.

                        • #17
                          And I thought I was bad with 3 Road Stars!
                          Are you registering and insuring all of those bikes LugNut?

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                          • roadiemort
                            roadiemort commented
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                            How many motorcycles can you sell in a year in Indiana?
                            There are no limitations or requirements for the number of motorcycles that you sell in a calendar year. However, you must have a motorcycle wholesaler license if you attempt to sell more than five motorcycles in a calendar year.

                        • #18
                          That's awesome! That's a great deal you couldn't pass up!
                          "Don't ride faster than your angel can fly"

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                          • #19
                            I'm not aware of any limitation of vine and selling motorcycles in Indiana. I simply have a motor vehicle with a title that I sell privately. No agencies involved
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                            • #20
                              Originally posted by Duke View Post
                              And I thought I was bad with 3 Road Stars!
                              Are you registering and insuring all of those bikes LugNut?
                              I have seven of my 10 insured plated and licensed. I go through progressive have full coverage with only 250 deductible. All kinds of extra insurance on the bikes and on my phone and gear etc and it's about $400 a year total for all 7. The two 1979 XS 1100s and my purple 2000 Road Star And the newest one don't have insurance but the black 79XS does have antique vintage plate because it's like $20 a year
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