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1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

#1 2008-06-10 8:08am

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1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

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1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

My Holy Grail

Here we have a 1983 Harry Leary Turbo in Survivor condition, I have just received a set of HLT cranks which I will be putting on in due course. I have always wanted one of these and now I have it, will be building it up very soon but finding nos parts for a HLT is near enough impossible, so if anybody has any please drop us an e-mail.


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#2 2008-06-10 8:09am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

Awesome!! I have always wanted to build one of these up.


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#3 2008-06-11 6:14am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

Suprised that you haven't got one in your awesome collection. Taken me 25years to get hold of one, now just need the parts to build it up


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#4 2008-06-11 10:36am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

glad you found one man! if you found the cranks you're halfway there!
can't wait to see it progress!

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#5 2008-06-11 3:38pm

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

Do you have the turbo dust caps for the cranks? I have 1. The cranks and the neck show up on ebay, the seat and seatpost is another story....


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#6 2008-06-11 8:33pm

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

Awesome.  That is my grail as well.  However I am not willing to sell every other bike I own to build one:o


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#7 2008-06-12 3:43am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

No I haven't got the dustcaps and still after the handelbars, seat, seatpost, pedals and brakes.  Not much then roll


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#8 2008-07-10 3:54am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

good one mate...
cant wait to see it done


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#9 2008-09-13 8:45pm

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

absolutely insane...


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#10 2008-11-11 10:39am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

that is definitely the holy grail of DB's, can't wait to see the progress on this bike.  If you need new decals they have a set on retrospect. The turbo cranks find is just as amazing! Good luck and thanks for help

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#11 2009-01-18 9:54am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

Man, this is such a sweet set-up.

A good friend of mine BITD had one of these decked out with VERY chrome parts. It was blow-away cool and drew stares whenever he cruised by.

I am looking forward to seeing this complete. WOW! Lucky man.

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#12 2009-12-18 10:34am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

I am thinking of parting my HLT out!! I may have some of the parts u are searching for...I am still torn!! yikes  lol..drop me a PM and lets discuss...

J


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#13 2010-01-09 4:49pm

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

Whats one of these worth complete? I'm not a race guy, but thats a cool looking bike.

Glenn


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#14 2010-08-02 10:26am

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

This is absolutely nice frame set.  I veiwed ur bikes, U are the great DB fan. smile


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#15 2010-08-19 4:58pm

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Re: 1983 Diamond Back Harry Leary Turbo

FOR SALE

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