Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

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Re: Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

Post by Suzuki416 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:35 pm

Thats great news, another one running out there.
We have decided to keep 'the wifes' NC29 - its been in the family for 16 years now & was just dynoed by PDQ - 64@ the wheel.... :grin:
It does run fairly well - lol

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Re: Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

Post by Foxy400 » Thu May 03, 2018 9:17 am

Davez29 wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:25 am
Thats brilliant. Welcome to the club. Lets hope the wife doesn't realise for a day or two anyway. Sounds like its a good one so get those pics up. 17000 miles on a 29 is nothing and if it just needs a new chain to look better then your on an immediate win situation for the fast approaching summer.
Haha! I didn't mean the chain needed replacing, it doesn't. I meant you wouldn't want to eat anything off the oily chain, that would be a bit icky :grin:

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Re: Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

Post by Davez29 » Fri May 04, 2018 12:04 am

Foxy400 wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 9:17 am
Haha! I didn't mean the chain needed replacing, it doesn't. I meant you wouldn't want to eat anything off the oily chain, that would be a bit icky :grin:
Yes, i realised that after i posted but didnt bother to change it.

You got the bike now then?

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Re: Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

Post by Foxy400 » Fri May 04, 2018 9:01 pm

Not yet. It arrives this coming Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning, depending on his work load. Shuffling things around in the garage to make it fit!

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Re: Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

Post by Yakama » Fri May 04, 2018 9:42 pm

You mean hide :whistle:

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Re: Possibly buying an NC29. Advice.

Post by Foxy400 » Mon May 14, 2018 4:56 pm

Well the NC29's in the garage, behind the Street Twin and RVF, next to the half-rebuilt XS400 'project'. It looks as good as it did when I first saw it. Starts first press of the button and sounds spot-on, with a lovely growl from the DIC can (Graeme France stainless downpipes). I thought my wife hadn't seen it after 3 days until she suddenly said "I suppose you think I haven't noticed the extra bike in the garage?". I don't think I convinced her with the 'appreciating investment' story :grin: Unbelievably I haven't been out on it yet simply because I haven't had time to insure it, hopefully I'll get a chance tomorrow.
One small negative observation, when parked next to my RVF I'm afraid it comes second in the looks department ;)

And before anyway mentions photos I haven't cracked the photo-posting thing, sorry.


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