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PostSubject: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:14 am

Hello Guzzisti,

I'm joining the GRiSO forum , after finally acquiring one of these fine machines after a lot of searching. I finally found an 1100 4V GRiSO in black which is absolutely gorgeous.   Had a lot of Italian muscle in the past, 850 Le mans, 1100 sport carb, ducati M900, so its great to get back into the guzzi groove again!!

Cheers Steve ( wimpster) Tyneside , England.
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PostSubject: Here she is!!   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:19 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]" />Here she is , 06 plate 18.300 miles, nice mind!!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:00 pm

Nice, Does the whole bike have to come apart to paint the frame rails?
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:03 pm

Basically yes.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:04 pm

Careful masking off and patience paid off , it looks better IMHO, any other thoughts folks???
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:19 pm

wimpster wrote:
Careful masking off and patience paid off , it looks better IMHO, any other thoughts folks???

I am capable of neither of those, i.e., "masking off and patience!" ... and certainly could not do the "thorough" way of taking the machine apart.

That said, think yours looks grand.

Less sure how that would look on mine ... as much as I like red.  Too much of a good thing.

Hmmmmm.  Mebbe nice match to the white, tho, too?

Bill


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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:35 pm

I like it!!   Very nice.

I think it is even better when painted in red: see this example:


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(not sure about the silver rims and I certainly don't like the headlight.)

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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:08 pm

G'day Steve
Welcome from all down under in Tasmania.
Enjoy your stay here
Stay warm and safe
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:18 pm

Welcome, Steve
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:52 pm

Best for miles of smile from the top of Virginia ...

... tho grandbabysitting in Seattle just now. bounce

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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:10 pm

Like the rims but the headlight fucks up the whole bike, yikes!
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:14 am

Hi and welcome. I'm down South in Sussex.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:27 am

Heres another view, its got a Mivv silencer which sounds nice and deep, not offensive, but a baritone, just like a good Guzzler should!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:39 am

Welcome Steve!
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PostSubject: Re: Newbie forum member   Newbie forum member Icon_minitime1Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:09 am

Hi Steve, welcome aboard, South of you in Lincoln, its a great bike you will love it :-)
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