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Offline Mr3speed

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26 years off the road
« on: July 06, 2017, 10:10:25 AM »
So I've been given a Tomos vintage Moped that's been off the road for the past 26years

Anyone got experience with these? Here it is....

https://youtu.be/X7qMvF5RkM0

Offline murdo

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Re: 26 years off the road
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2017, 02:02:33 AM »
Looks restorable. Good luck with it.

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Re: 26 years off the road
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2017, 09:43:44 AM »
It must depend on how much you value your time.
If I could put new petrol in it, clean the plug and points and then flog it to some mug hopeful buyer on Ebay, I would, but given that they were horrible things when new, what's the point of investing any more time in it than that?
Is anyone ever going to wake up on a summer's morning and think..."I'm going for a blast on the Tomos"?

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Re: 26 years off the road
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 02:19:40 PM »
Firstly, you need to identify it's value & if it is worth the money & effort for restoring it.

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Re: 26 years off the road
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2017, 03:02:12 PM »
Or take some advice-

No, and it's not.

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Re: 26 years off the road
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2017, 09:21:14 PM »
It's junk, give it to  a kid to play with, or a local school for a project.
Wasn't it Tomos that were sold by Woolworths at one time?

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