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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-20-2016, 12:49 AM Thread Starter
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Hello all,

I am an Australian transplant in California.

I have been out of the saddle for a while but just purchased my dream bike.

Finally got an 2001 RC 51, bike is in pretty good condition mechanically, has a horrible charcoal paint job.

Cant wait to start bringing it back.
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good to here about restoration work pics are always good might find the help you need here ?

BHP is how fast you hit the wall... torque is how far you take the wall with you
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Yeah,
I suck.. pic's up soon.
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Welcome aboard.

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Clear Alternatives IT

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Welcome. Lots of experienced owners here. Put up a thread and ask where you need advice and I'm sure you'll get some decent responses. Enjoy!

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Welcome! looking forward to the build thread.

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Welcome to the forum. Great group of guys with extensive knowledge of the RC.

Let's see what you're working with, pics!

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Finally,
here it is, a tip over in the PO's garage did some minor damage to the plastics.
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You just need some paint and new graphics on there and you would be good to go

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