Frame Original or Repo ?

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mcraeav
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Frame Original or Repo ?

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Post by mcraeav » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:53 pm

Is there a way to tell if my frame is original or a reproduction on my 62?



kitabel
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Re: Frame Original or Repo ?

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Post by kitabel » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:56 pm

Casting numbers in many places, many end with -58, etc.
Not many repro swing-arm frames out there.

mcraeav
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Re: Frame Original or Repo ?

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Post by mcraeav » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:13 am

I know my swing arm has a casting number ending with -58 but I haven't noticed any numbers on the frame itself?

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Re: Frame Original or Repo ?

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Post by panhead_kicker » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:26 am

Give us pictures of the frame and closeup of the castings, if they're clean it should be easy to tell.

jdpan
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Re: Frame Original or Repo ?

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Post by jdpan » Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:28 am

Hey, where in Austin you at? Aint many of us Pan riders around these parts..

mcraeav
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Re: Frame Original or Repo ?

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Post by mcraeav » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:02 am

Cleaned up my right side frame just in front of the swing arm and did find a -58 number. Thanks for the info.

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