Classic & Vintage - To clean a 1983 Nishiki
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01-10-12, 10:12 PM
My Cuz Marvin's 1983.
Been in the barn for about 7 years. Cleaned up pretty well I think.
01-10-12, 11:50 PM
01-10-12, 11:58 PM
Nice, I like that you made a video of it
01-11-12, 04:05 AM
Very nice . I've found some Nishiki from that era in the past , mostly Internationals , and with a lot of paint wear issues, like those Japanese bowls from times past.
01-11-12, 08:51 AM
It turned out pretty well. Just some spots in the clear coat that go to the paint. But other than that it's prerety good for 31 years old.
01-11-12, 04:43 PM
It sure is .It always amazes me how nice some old bikes can look . One I found, a 1969 Schwinn Continental , was showroom new . It even had the little vinyl covers on the wirends . My muchposted Ross Signature looked like 1985 as well. All I did was clean it and change tires and tubes . And it had a lot of miles , according to the owner .
01-12-12, 08:48 AM
Really liked your video on the Nishiki Sebring.
Thanks for sharing it.
I picked up a Sebring last year...looks to be about the same year as yours.
Was too small and I sold it to a fellow who turned it into a fixie.
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