Old school CAN-AM

catrutt

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I just restored one of these.
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Nice I had a 175 just like that . This [new one] 1986 is actually pretty good.
 

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Thanks . I really lucked out finding it .. a true barn find. Has every thing original including the spark plug tires chain plastics. Had to reseal forks and charge the shock but the rest of the bike was amazing. I took it all apart cleaned and clear coated . Vintage Roost was really great for the parts I needed. I had to paint the tank so far the process I used has worked . She runs and sounds really good. Lots of torque.
 

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Thanks . I really lucked out finding it .. a true barn find. Has every thing original including the spark plug tires chain plastics. Had to reseal forks and charge the shock but the rest of the bike was amazing. I took it all apart cleaned and clear coated . Vintage Roost was really great for the parts I needed. I had to paint the tank so far the process I used has worked . She runs and sounds really good. Lots of torque.
Yes those old Can Ams lacked in suspension to the Japanese bikes but made up in raw torque and power.
 
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