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Old 03-04-2003, 06:16 AM
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I'll check into it, and post the make of bike. Unless someone else knows and posts it before me.

From what i remember it was a cruiser style in a maroon colour. Very long looking with the word "rotary" on the side caseing.
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I have seen ome, I have my eye on one (make that 2) right now. One has been bastardized with a 350 boinger and on is languishing in a field
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Originally Posted by treceb' date='Mar 3 2003, 08:48 PM
really?? theyve had 1 or 2 at the pan ams in atco the last 2 or 3 years. at least 1 for sale.



shouldnt this be under otehr rotary??lol

just busting your *****. congradulations.
ok i lied i saw them at the pan ams, one there and one blue 9 second one at etown for summer slam i think. i meant like on the street.....
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Old 03-04-2003, 12:46 PM
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The bike you guys are thinking of was indeed a Suzuki, the RE-5 I believe is what it was called. Built in teh mid-70's. Somebody had one at sevenstock last year and it was on display in the main courtyard. Just look for Suzuki rotary on ebay, there is usually one bike and a few other parts if you have much interest.
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Old 03-04-2003, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by dac' date='Mar 3 2003, 06:00 PM
My uncle bought one new... I remember it well... because of all the little backfires it did.



The REPU is a FORD COURIER with a Rotary Engine and Flared fenders.
Yeah, for the most part.. The grille is different, the tailights are different too..

Then the interior and some mechanical changes, like front discs were specific to the repu..



Somebody had one at sevenstock last year and it was on display in the main courtyard.


The guy with the Blue Repu at Sevenstock with the portrait of it by his truck is the owner of that bike.. He was telling me that him and his wife have acquired quite a few of the RE-5 bikes.. I think he said over 10.. He said his neighbors hate him.... heheheheheh cuz of the noise..
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My boss had one. He hated it because he was always working on it. Then another guy I work with...his best friend had two and he was always working on it. They asked me if I knew anything about them. I said no....but now I do. I wasn't sure about the torque issue. I am told they have pretty good pick up....
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Its the Pickup with pickup....
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Old 03-05-2003, 02:05 PM
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Here's a nice pic.
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Nice REPU here.
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never seen one in my life
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