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trike in fire

Post by donhiatt » Wed Jan 06, 2016 11:06 am

I had a garage fire in sept last and my 89 trike was badly damaged-- all the plastic on one side was melted and bubbled-so I have stripped bike and got enough used painted parts to restore,am changing from wineberry to candy spectra.
cost for all new used parts was under $2500 - bike will look great--- labor will be about 30 hours to complete.
you can see the photos in pictures in formum
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Re: trike in fire

Post by WingAdmin » Wed Jan 06, 2016 11:42 am

For those who are looking for the pictures, they are in the member pictures section here:

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Re: trike in fire

Post by aj1500 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:01 pm

I can speak from experience in saying it really sux having to deal with a fire and it's damage, I lost a bike and almost my car to a garage fire some years back. looks like you were lucky on that one
good to see your getting it back together. waiting to see the pictures after it's back together

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Post by NVSB4 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:40 pm

I'm sure that it's not just the plastics that you are dealing with.
If it got hot enough to melt the outside, I can't imagine what you are having to go through to check all of the hoses and wiring.
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Post by bstig60 » Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:26 pm

I am very sorry to hear about your fire. I am glad no one was hurt and that you are restoring the bike. Best of luck, ride safe and keep us posted with pics.


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