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WTF makes this one worth 110,000.00?
Sidecar is not even original
 

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That man was John Stalupi who owns most of the car dealerships on Long Island among other places. He also has quite a car collection also.
 

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WTF makes this one worth 110,000.00?
Sidecar is not even original
A person with $110,000 that is willing to spend it on this bike.Like many it's restored to better than new condition,at least cosmetically anyway.The paint jobs are light years ahead of what came from the factories years ago.I call them looking at bikes.
 

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A person with $110,000 that is willing to spend it on this bike.Like many it's restored to better than new condition,at least cosmetically anyway.The paint jobs are light years ahead of what came from the factories years ago.I call them looking at bikes.
rather have one to ride and I think Dupont or another paint company was involved in Indian, they had the best paint jobs that could be had at the time, but I know the technology now superior
 

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Already got a Sidecar

Much cheaper too...
Guy who originally got it, [put a little over 1300 miles on it]
must have thought he got a Real Collectible, till he discovered there is No Indian SideCar..
Traded it for the Jack Daniels Indian...
Left us a Decent Deal....
 

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That is a sharp bike!!! $110k :huh:
 

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Already got a Sidecar

Much cheaper too...
Guy who originally got it, [put a little over 1300 miles on it]
must have thought he got a Real Collectible, till he discovered there is No Indian SideCar..
Traded it for the Jack Daniels Indian...
Left us a Decent Deal....
I guess Ms. Jayne lets you ride in the sidecar?
 

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WTF makes this one worth 110,000.00?
Sidecar is not even original
Nobody said the sidecar was original, or Indian.

Apparently, the person writing the check decided what made it worth it.

From the official description:

This 1947 Indian Chief was purchased by a gentleman from Massachusetts in 2003 as a complete motorcycle that needed a restoration. He spent tons of time and money having it restored to a high level of quality. Every single piece was restored or replaced. Many original parts were used throughout. It was painted a custom teal color that is truly stunning. Dressed with a brown seat and bags, it's powered by the rebuilt original matching-numbers 1210cc 2-cylinder engine. The engine #CDG-2378 decodes as 1947 Chief and matches the frame number #3472378. It's been converted to electric start for simplicity. During the restoration, a Goulding sidecar was purchased and shipped from Poland. The Goulding sidecars are commended for their high-quality, strict regard to original but seemingly unimportant details, nicely pressed steel gondola bodies and precise cast-steel fittings made with the lost-wax technique. With the improved quality of materials used today, significantly better than in the 1940s, pressed-steel gondola construction, frames from quality seamless tubing, correctly tempered springs and strong mountings they offer even higher safety then the original counterparts. Although the sidecar was basically new, it still needed to be finished with body, paint and trim. It was painted to match the Indian and was also dressed with brown leather. Since completion it's been trailered to shows and virtually hasn't been driven. In fact, it's not even broken in yet. Some additional parts are included such as a new front faring and original starting components. This motorcycle has recently been completely serviced and detailed, which is fully documented with invoice. From the MS Classic Cars Collection.



Tough crowd for a bunch of motorcycle enthusiasts.
 

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You mean like this one? https://www.cycleworld.com/indian-motorcycle-jack-daniels-le-001-hits-auction-block

which sold for $150,000. Of course that money went to charity.
Yes... he bought one like that.
Of course it was not #1 of only 100... but still I believe they were Quite Pricey!!!

The Link says 150...but I thought it was 100...anyway I heard it said that they sold all of them in 24 Hours!!!!!


Jeeze... Now after a tiny bit of Research... he did Not get a 2016...his is a 2017... Guess I need to pay closer attention...
For no good reason i can think of...
 

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That 150 was well spent!!!
 
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