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Old 10-07-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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Motorcycle EXPLODES at Alabama Icehouse

So I was talking to the guy who just restored a 1972 Norton Commando. Funny thing he said is they are rare because most of them had an issue blowingup.

Lo and behold, he gets on with his wife, starts it up and it starts on fire! My biek was near and I moved it in time, but my buddies bike rear seat and light melted!!!

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Old 10-07-2012, 05:03 PM   #2
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dam that sux...

but lol at them throwing a little water on it
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:05 PM   #3
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NO WATER NO WATER hahaha
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:04 PM   #4
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Sucks.. All that time and money

Did he say if he had full coverage on it?
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:50 PM   #5
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It wasn't yellow by chance? I saw one yesterday and there can not be to many around. Terrible historical loss.
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:05 PM   #6
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and this happened today??
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:29 PM   #7
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It wasn't yellow by chance? I saw one yesterday and there can not be to many around. Terrible historical loss.
agreed, makes me sad
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:33 PM   #8
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Lived up to it's reputation...
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:30 PM   #10
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Was a Mint.candy red...
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:08 PM   #11
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:21 PM   #12
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Poor dude! All that hard work, up in smoke.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:02 PM   #13
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:52 PM   #15
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Seems like they had Amal carbs and IIRC they had a reputation for leaking from some kind of primer.

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Old 10-12-2012, 01:35 AM   #16
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dammit, i miss the ice house. always something over there...
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:14 AM   #17
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right, they're stupid dog nipped me many yrs back when we stopped by have a few brews, i was on my pedal bike.
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Insurance fraud, they already called the taxi to get home and it arrived up while bike was still burning, hahaha

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Old 10-12-2012, 07:37 AM   #19
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right, they're stupid dog nipped me many yrs back when we stopped by have a few brews, i was on my pedal bike.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:17 AM   #20
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such a shame for a rarity.
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