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Offline chuck peterson

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Original paint white 850t, cl,
« on: June 26, 2019, 07:33:41 AM »
W gold and red stripes...how did that paint survive? What would you pay to redo that paint if you could find the gold stripes, right?

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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2019, 08:11:04 AM »
Not sure if the T's stripes were the same as the T3's and Convert's but MG has 'em: http://www.mgcycle.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=42&products_id=5168
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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2019, 11:12:05 AM »
Original paint? red and gold stripes? I may have been living under a rock but I don't think white was a color option for the 850T.
Root beer Brown , Black ( owned  one of each ) and a couple other colors for  bikes sold in other countries.  The gold stripes may have been added as they clash with the red pinstripes ? And then there is the elephant in the room not mentioned  by the very descriptive seller ( chrome bores)..... as they say back in my old neighborhood: fuggedaboutit !
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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2019, 01:42:23 PM »
I dont think that is original paint/stripes. The tape stripes Guzzi used on the tonti tanks follow the contours of the tank much nicer.
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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2019, 01:42:23 PM »

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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2019, 01:49:35 PM »
Naked alternator. Chrome bores?  This is still a project, not a bike.
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Offline steven c

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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2019, 05:55:06 PM »
When I bought my 74 T in 78 it had been repainted the the seat was recovered but back then I just figured it was an old bike.
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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2019, 12:14:02 AM »
Mine was root-beer brown with some gold striping.  It's white now, though.  Haven't seen many other colors that are stock.
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Re: Original paint white 850t, cl,
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2019, 06:08:46 PM »
I'm with the majority.  IIRC, no white with those pinstripes as oem.
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