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  • New additions to the family, 69 Honda, 59 Tote Gote

    Picked these to up for dirt cheap, both run. Im going to strip the tote gote's paint and try to match the factory yellow. The tote gote has a Briggs and Stratton that runs perfect.

    1959 tote gote

    1969 honda

  • #2
    That tote gote's a cool little vehicle. What's it's original use?
    DrLewall: and this is why I don't do facebook anymore...

    kennedy: some of your posts older than the ones above?

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    • #3
      its a workhorse

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      • #4
        Originally posted by 4bob4:
        That tote gote's a cool little vehicle. What's it's original use?
        The ToteGoat, or Pak Jak, I believe was built by a fellow named J.W. Black, of Paradise, California.

        From another Board..."
        Just finished reading "Off the Beaten Path in Baja" and he was in it quite a bit. He made an assortment of of off road rigs in the early '60's with names like Pak Jak, Burrito, Butterfly and Grasshopper. They were used to explore the roadless areas of Baja by Erle Gardner of Perry Mason fame. In the book he was said to be from Paradise, this was in '67 that the book was published."
        Rottweiler Search puppy on board, Sheriff and Fire Radio in Tuffy box plus Scanner, Warn Winch and Hella Floodlights, hand throttle used daily. York OBA and R & M Hot Shower under hood. And a Tentrax taggin' along behind...

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        • #5
          I use to have both of those! Sold the tote goat for a cushman 3 wheel servicar and the honda step thru, well we rode it into the dirt...ah, the good ole days! If my memory serves me, thats a 90cc unit aint it? or do you have the 50cc version?
          "Doc" ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
          94YJ with some mods
          I like taking my girl to gay bars... she doesn't get hit on as much and I get the free drinks

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          • #6
            yeah its a 90cc. They are both really fun bikes to ride on, especially the tote gote. Looking at the tote gotes engine really shows the quality of stuff back then, I dont think there is a single plastic part on the whole bike.

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