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Re: The Daily Chat

Post by Wheelman-111 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:04 pm

Greetings:

A Pinto wagon (Tell me there's a 302 under the scoop!) AND a 400 Majesty on the same day?! Whuja, win the lottery?
Nice scores! Cool mural too.

What the heck is that swoopy contraption nose-to-nose with the Maj?
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Post by motormike » Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:34 pm

Not exactly as you say Wheelie...Pinto acquired last month, and it is officially known as a "Cruising Wagon".
After purchase, I stumbled into some info regarding a provenance of the Pinto.
Previous seller claimed the Pinto was a product modified by the Holman-Moody race team.
Through a conversation with Lee Holman, I find out that the Pinto was not something the race team did, but
instead an effort by Ralph Moodys shop after he had split from the team. Ralph was into racing Pintos
during the 70-80 era, and possibly as many as 130 cars were produced with the Moody touch.
2.8 V-6 btw, with Offenhauser and Holley.
As for that "batman" motorbike, my friends Honda NM4. You'll have to google the specifics as I'm not in the know.
The Majesty was a marketplace find in nearby Dover, TN. Lady owned since new(2013) with under 2k miles.
I spent a year contemplating my next move, wanting a bit more pony-power than the trusty Helix platform could deliver.
Mind you, I do not abandon Helix easily, considering that ultra-cush saddle and knee-dragging ride height...but time had come.
In preparation to sell the Helix, I've installed two new Shinkos. The first prospective buyer sent a $100 deposit to secure the sale,
and then proceeded to j-e-r-k me around by postponing pick-up a couple times, and then yesterday he was a no-show, no-call.
I find that very disrespectful, and have communicated to him my displeasure. He replied with some millennial sassy-talk and forfeited his deposit.
Were it not for storage space being a premium here, I might just keep it...idk.
Thanks for the shout Guy...rock-on...motor... :urban:
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Re: The Daily Chat

Post by Wheelman-111 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:44 pm

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Dang!! They's three of you?!! That would explain the plethora of rides and scanty storage space. Sorry your "buyer" stank up the place. Do me a favor. Build more storage. Keep that Helix. Too purty to sell.
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Re: The Daily Chat

Post by motormike » Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:51 pm

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Re: The Daily Chat

Post by motormike » Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:32 pm

Wheelman-111 wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:44 pm
Greetings:

Dang!! They's three of you?!! Do me a favor. Build more storage. Keep that Helix. Too purty to sell.
Image of triple-me taken by unknown at the "Distinguished Gentlemens Ride" of 2019.
It was said the photographer was trying to get a panoramic and this is what happened. Pretty cool. :rock:
As for the Helix, I'm not going to sell it until someone with the right pedigree and deep pockets comes along. Maybe not even then. My '93 Jog Artistic Spec. has lost some favor even though it served the term in stellar fashion, I'm finished with it I guess. It will sell first come Spring. An attempt to cull the herd seems prudent these days of uncertainty. Never know when a camper-van's gonna blow up your world. eh ?
Wishing you a happy and prosperous new year down thar' in Deepinnaharta. Keep them purty little Wheelieman scooters rollin'......... :coolcruise: ... :urban:
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Re: The Daily Chat

Post by Wheelman-111 » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:27 pm

Greetings:

Crazy cool shot. Rare as NS's are, I did a double-take seeing 4 together. Tricky photo-guy. How did he superimpose the mini-cowl on the left one though?
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"ISO": '03 Vespa ET4 Malossi187 72MPH
Flash 9: 2001 Elite SR Contesta 72 ZX Tran, 9:1 Gears, Stock Airbox/Carb/Pipe 58.8 MPH
Punkin: 2010 Vespa/Malossi S78, 61MPH

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Re: The Daily Chat

Post by motormike » Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:44 pm

*Same day, same ride. See the VTR250 in the mix.
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