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... can't believe I am even considering this.

I have a friend who told me about "an old scooter" that just collects dust in the back of his boss's garage. I told him I'd be interested in looking at it if his boss wanted to get rid of it. Boss said "Yeah, I'll sell it..."

Anyway, I roll over to the place with dreams of Rally 180's, GL150's, and SS90's dancing in my head (yeah right ). I get there, and of course it's just a stinky old 1982 P125 with an extra crappy paint job. Meh, it was still fun to go look at.

But, as I am driving home I start ruminating on it. I'm pretty sure I could get it for nothing (errr... next to nothing).... and now I'm thinking: "Project P-east Deluxe". Strip it, paint it, pimp the lump, carb, and exhaust. You know, matte black and hot rod the f**ker. 8)

Decisions, decisions.

Here's some crappy phone pics of the beast:

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(BTW, don't be fooled by the paint in the pics. Up close it's a turd of a rattle can job.)

Should I go there, or should I temper action with wisdom?
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that looks alot better than the junker i'm getting

and the last thing i need is a project

i'm paying 3 for what i fear is a p125

what are you thinking
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Trade for a Fender Super Reverb amplifier. (Value of about 600.00 on the amp).
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dude, hook a brother up and sell me that powdercoated front bumper guard.
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Right? I'm never a fan of of crash bars, but that black p-coat looks the snazz.
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Re: "The P-east" Project Possibility...
Birdsnest wrote:
(BTW, don't be fooled by the paint in the pics. Up close it's a turd of a rattle can job.)
It looks alright to me, but I am used to looking at my rusted and banged up scooter. Does it run? Actually it looks way better than mine. Hmmm... I bet the engine out of mine in that non-banged up body would be really nice .

This reminds me to post photos of the nasty paint on my P. I guarantee that it will make yours look like it was painted by Van Gogh in comparison.
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Trade for a Fender Super Reverb amplifier. (Value of about 600.00 on the amp).
What year is the Fender?
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It's not a blackface... 8)

Probably 73, 74. (Silverface)
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