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RevTech engine identification?

Discussion in 'General' started by Goatboy71, Nov 4, 2017.

  1. Goatboy71

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    Haha I've never been apart of a forum before wasn't aware of the intro section. Thanks for the responses.. I understand about everyone wishing it was an S&S.. but I also scored the bike for a grand. I'll take it all day and enjoy my first road bike
     
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    There is nothing wrong with a RevTech, even less at that price. That’s a screaming deal.
     
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    Got any pics of this bike?
     
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    There's a lot wrong with revtech google it
     
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    What I have seen said there were issues with early models, but most were taken care of. There are more wear and maintenance issues, but that’s the hidden price for cheap. It’s not balanced nearly as well, so it will vibrate more and cause more shit to loosen up. They aren’t bad, you just get what you pay for.
     
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    All the pictures I have say too large I'll try and take some under different settings to make sure I can upload them?
     
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    The paint is really wacky and going right away.. also the flame wheels need not be shown lol
     
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    I'm not sure what that is..but it's not a BigDog Ridgeback. It's missing fender struts that doesn't mount the same. Fender, wheels and side covers are different. The forward controls are Harley which is not OEM for 2004.

    The most telling part is the oil tank on ridgeback are not under the seat like your bike. All of The BigDog Hard Tail's (Ridgeback and Pitbulls) has oil tank on the bottom frame of the bike. I can't fathom someone would do all that work and move an oil tank.

    Not saying this to be negative or that's a bad thing if you bought it for a grand but just trying to help you ID what it is. I know if it was mine id want to know what it was..I think it will be a cool ride with a new paint job.

    Just for shits and giggles type the VIN in on this site and see what it says.
    https://www.decodethis.com


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    Looks like someone did a build on a Ridgeback frame and he got it for a grand... fantastic deal.
     
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    Shit, if it fires up...well worth a grand. Nice find! Keep us updated with work you do on it and welcome!
     
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    It's not a ridgeback frame it any big dog frame for that matter that's what I'm saying. Missing some mounts that should be welded into the frame.

    Again nothing wrong with the bike. I'm just trying to help him figure out what he has.

    And I'd buy it from him for a grand whatever it is...lol

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    Now you got me, I'm curious about the frame origin too... like you said, it'll be easy to figure out if he posts the frame vin.
     
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    just ride I hope you get many miles im sure it still looks good.
     
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    Yeah.. I am not a guru of identifying these things, but I'd spend a grand on a running bike n e day of the week.. well this one n e ways
     
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    Yup. The frame is flattened out on the bottom behind the pipes. No BDM. Price was right tho....
     
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    hell yes you cant even buy the wheels for that.
     
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