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    I hope for my wife's sake, I'll have some notice of my impending demise soley so I can liquidate and simplify. She'd be lost having to go through all my "stuff". Anyways, I see plenty of fifty year old bikes and they don't all seem that old to me! A friend of mine has a BMW that looks pretty cool for it's age. Just think, some bikes from the sixties are turning fifty now! Dave is right about the uncertain future. Times, they are a changin...
     
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    Well i am with you Dave & Pat if something happens to me christine is gonna have her hands full with all the crap I keep around here. I guess she will just have to call in my 3 brothers from Texas to sort it all out.
     
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    #2381. Completely stock. Runs great, great condition. Only problems in 25 years: One sticky carb diaphragm, starter clutch and some connector corrosion. 40000 plus miles riding on both Florida and Oregon Coasts almost exclusively. Could explain connector corrosion.
     
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    CaptainKyle: Mary and I just talked about all the toys I have and what to do if something happens to me. For Bike's I told her to call you.... The Sportster goes to my Son in Alaska....He's got Zero experience and I don't want him on a VMax.... I want him to live for a while....
     
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    Is this still accurate? I may have to think about putting all my best parts on #221
     
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    Thanks Dave ! Good thing I am headed back to Florida in the morning. If I spend to much time around my crazy friends in Texas I would be gone soon.LOL
     
  7. Dec 30, 2010 #107

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    Great thread, Bacchus, I just inserted my 0167 bone stock, all original condition.

    Thanks.

    Norm

    EDIT: I've cleaned it up a little. Hope that was Ok.
     
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    My 85 is 0511 in Argentina, awaiting the 1300 Sean, I will paint with the colors of the 2006
     
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    I inserted you in my above post.

    Is your bike stock or modified, etc?
     
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    #1122--mrg-5176, stage 7, Dyna 3000, Kerker 4-2-1, quick runner
     
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    my buddies 85 is #0353. canadian bike, candy apple red, 33000 kms, mostly stock i think, runner. i told him to log in and get to know the place lol...
     
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    Re: Oldest Surviving VMAX

    Maybe we should wait to post his info until he shows up and gives it to us. Thanks.

    Norm

    #0139 -- Mikeahardy, modified, runner
    #0153 -- Shicks16
    #0167 -- Norms 427 bone stock, bought new
    #0211 -- gigi, slightly modified, runner
    #0221 -- Rebar, parts bike
    #0255 -- BigB, Project
    #0258 -- Mopure, modified, runner
    #0327 -- JAY GLEASON, stock, runner
    #0369 -- MtnMax, bolt on-modified, runner
    #0421 -- Rebar, bone stock, runner
    #0464 -- CptnKyle, modified, runner
    #0511 -- Lucianov-max85
    #0593 -- Bacchus, bone stock, project
    #0641 -- Vmax Guru, stock, runner
    #0725 -- FstMax, modified, runner
    #0779 -- Jackbutler, modified, runner
    #1122 -- mrg-5176, stage 7, Dyna 3000, Kerker 4-2-1, quick runner
    #1139 -- Max1139, modified, runner
    #1165 -- Cujo51, modified, runner
    #1326 -- GreenlightB, modified, runner
    #1454 -- Freerider,
    #2011 -- Rebar, modified, runner
    #2219 -- lightly modified-Great condition
    #2297 -- vmaxjim, modified, runner
    #2561 -- rbolyard, being restored, 20,250 miles
    #2863 -- 85vmax, just a few updates
    #3216 -- Bought new 4/18/85. Daily runner
    #3267 -- Patmax, chromed, runner
    #3452 -- BillKratz, modified, runner
    #3589 -- RhoyCarter, modified, runner
    #3633 -- Colonat, modified, runner
    #3738 -- holywood, modified, project
    #4752 -- patmax, dragbike, oh yeah...its a runner

    Baachus, where are you? :)
     
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    I own #2561 and it is being partially restored with 20,250 miles.
     
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    Re: Oldest Surviving VMAX

    im good with that, #0353 is alive and well, lol.
     
  15. Jan 11, 2011 #115

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    Im back !

    looks like I have some reading and updating to do on this thread !!
    thanks for keeping it alive for me guys!

    ok here is the updated list, added 11 original 85's to the list this time round, and we are up to a grand total of 40 85's... if this tread is any kind of gauge of how many 85's are still out there I would have to say at this point they appear to be quite rare...... find us some more to post up guys.... whare are the vmax-oa boys hiding out at?? Im thinking this list is still quite short..

    congrats to Norm427 for bumping some guy named Gleason (whoever that is) off of the lowest # stocker position, and a second congrats to Norms427 for being an original owner of a true original !!!! --- Dont you dare give yer 'Max back to yamaha!

    I find it facinating that the cross section of bikes in the various groupings are so different....

    I would also like to point out a couple of guys giving incomplete info as noted by white question marks... please post up and fill in the gaps!

    Remember guys, last four of your VIN#, screen name, condition- stock or modified, runner, project, or parts bike....



    "THE ORIGINALS"

    #0139 - Mikeahardy, modified, runner
    #0153- Shicks16,????????????????
    #0167- Norms427, stock, runner, ORIGINAL OWNER
    #0211 -- gigi, slightly modified, runner
    #0221 --Rebar, parts bike
    #0255 --BigB, Project
    #0258 --Mopure, modified, runner
    #0327- JAY GLEASON, stock, runner
    #0353-- ??????, mild mod, runner
    #0369 --MtnMax, bolt on-modified, runner
    #0421 --Rebar, bone stock, runner
    #0464-- CptnKyle, modified, runner
    #0511-- Lucianov-max85, modified, runner
    #0593 --Bacchus, bone stock, project
    #0641-- Vmax Guru, stock, runner
    #0725 --FstMax, modified, runner
    #0779-Jackbutler, modified, runner
    #1122--Mrg5176, modified, runner
    #1139-- Max1139, modified, runner
    #1157--Pinwalls salvage, parts bike
    #1165--Cujo51, modified, runner
    #1326--GreenlightB, modified, runner
    #1454--Freerider,?????????????
    #2011--Rebar, modified, runner
    #2219--??????, lightly modified-Great condition
    #2293--sniper predator, mild mod, runer
    #2297--vmaxjim, modified, runner
    #2381-- Photowood, stock, runner
    #2561--Rbolyard, project
    #2863-- 85vmax, just a few updates
    #2696-- Dreamster66, stock, runner
    #2804-- M2trooper, ???????????
    #3216-- Bought new 4/18/85. Daily runner ORIGINAL OWNER
    #3267-- Patmax, chromed, runner
    #3452 -- BillKratz, modified, runner
    #3589--RhoyCarter, modified, runner
    #3633 --Colonat, modified, runner
    #3738 --holywood, modified, project
    #4752--patmax, dragbike, oh yeah...its a runner
    #5065-- Bryjul, modified, runner
     
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    #3034 Stock. Currently rebuilding and modifying. Lives in Australia now. 50 000+ miles on the clock.
     
  17. Jan 13, 2011 #117

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    Welcome back! Thought I was going to have to do your job for you and then I'd have to send you a bill for services. :rofl_200:

    Gleason ... yeah, who the heck is that?! :biglaugh: Sorry Jay for displacing you ... but it is a real honor for me to think that I beat you at something related to a VMAX!

    I just ordered the autographed poster from him and should arrive any day now. I still have an original article in '85 of him being interviewed about drag racing the VMAX and a picture of him talking with his hands describing it. Priceless.

    If I do decide to sell it I will post on this forum first.

    Norm
     
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    Sorry guys, should have posted a while ago. My 85 ran like crap all last summer, found some holes in three of the carb diaphragms, figured the carbs probably needs a cleaning so i sent them off to Sean. currently restoring it over the winter, other then Drag bars (still have the stock ones), cobra exhaust and paint its all stock
     
  19. Jan 14, 2011 #119

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    I'm 2219# what would you like to know?
     
  20. Jan 14, 2011 #120

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    Shocks, you have two of three. Username, last four VIN digits and condition of bike. Custom, stock, runner, fixer upper, basketcase ?
     

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