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 Post subject: AMP B3 finally finished
PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:20 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Location: Rostrevor, NI
Hi all,

its taken almost two years, but with plenty of assistance from some real good people on this forum, the B3 is finally done.

The final piece of the jigsaw were the decals which I fitted yesterday. They were supplied by Gil and I'm very happy with them. I know the decals are not accurate to the year of the frame, but neither are most of the parts. This build was not about historical accuracy...it was just about putting a nice shiny bike together.

Which leads me to a question...I'm no AMP expert, so can anyone hazard a guess as to the year the frame was made? I'm thinking its a '95, but maybe a '94.

Some pics...

This is one of the pics from the original ebay auction which I won:
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Started gathering the parts. I had a rear Hope ti-glide in Red kicking about the shed, so silver and red became the colour scheme:
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A tube of Autosol and a sprinkling of ano red bits later:
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And finally the completed bike.
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Oi! get those paws away from the rare rubber!
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Loads of you guys helped, but special thanks to racer x, wookie, ti_pin_man, beep beep and konasexthreerider on sourcing some of the hard to find parts. And of course Gil for the decal icing on the very shiny cake.

Cheers
Ade


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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:26 pm 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:55 am
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Location: Dorset
Sweet bike 8)

What is the cat doing, using you tyre as a scratching post ?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:55 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Amazing ride :D
You'll be needing shades for that mirror finish. Shares in Autosol ?

Hope those claws haven't gone through that "antique" rubber!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 4:05 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Cheers fellas, i think the cat was checking out the logos on the flite saddle. If it starts confusing the tyres with a scratching post I foresee bad things happening to this animal.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:18 pm 
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Location: Oh Canada!
very nice 8)

haven't seen a new AMP addition to this site in a while. glad that there's still fans out there. love my Mongoose Amplifier (B2). ;)


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:26 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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Location: Royal Forest of Dean (Still looking for the Bear !)
Love it... very 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:05 pm 
Gold Trader
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Location: OZ
Lovely job

I have a KTM branded F3 which looks very similar , and an F5 , both awaiting rebuild....

Andy


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:03 pm 
Retro Guru

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Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Beautiful, that!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:45 pm 
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Very nice ride 8) , like the red ( not too much ) , were they my screws on the forks :?:


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:25 pm 
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That is sweet


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