I was the only 4-stoke racing at the time in the 2-stroke dominated 80's and early 90's. But in the summer of 1975, the same engineers came out with a winner, although making the 4-stroke thumper work properly was, according to project leader Shiro Nakamura, a nightmare. There is no grease, grime, rust etc! Fenders and pipe are after market. During this time the cylinder has been bored with oversize Wisco piston, valve job, new timing chain, plastic, handle bars, Mikuni carburetor, rear tire, and replaced many other parts to put back in perfect runing and opporating condition. Usually within 5-6 Business Days after payment.
Bike has very strong compression - I dare not start it on the choke because of the kick-back. I have deliberately not tried to touch up the paint wear on the frame and side covers to show the new owner how original and low miles this bike is. Easy to own, maintenance on the 500 is about the same for any dirt machine, allowing for age. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions. The expert main I won didnt have any fast experts in it,I was out there on a lark as my roommate had decided to go racing that weekend. Thanks for the comments and for tagging along Ed!! The engine and frame numbers match! Buyer is to arrange shipping, I will assist as much as possible. Cylinder was bored to first oversize with new piston and rings.
Super trapp exhaust with mikuni carb. I reserve the right to end the auction early as I have this for sale locally. Parts are a lot easier to find!! Several weeks ago, he was idly trolling through Craigslist, and came across a beautiful, very lightly used stock exhaust. A simpler option is of course a fist full of stainless bolts but we are building bikes not dairy factories. The weather has warmed up the last couple of days. While you are there you will need a new lower oil line for the lower oil connection to the rear of the frame oil tank.
Renthal bars Aluminum tank repaired and altered for fork clearance. It would also be an excellent starting point for a restoration. Engine has stainless steel bolt set. New original speedo and bracket showing less than 1 mile and a speedo drive and cable needs fitting may be fitted for new owner if i get time 2. I acquired this bike from a older gentlemen, he was the original owner. This is a nice original example and as it left the factory, bar the recovered seat, and the broken off rear mudguard. This section has been increased in thickness to 2mm, up from 1.
Completely nut and bolt restoration using all original parts. If you know anybody, let them know. New fenders front forks and swing arm. Motor is clean, doesn't smoke or leak. Please look at pics closely, and this bike runs as good as it looks. I couldn't hear the engine with the screaming 2-strokes were close so I made a megaphone exhaust with no baffels to drown them out, so I could tell which gear I was in in the heat of battle, worked a treat. Jason Weaver 919 790-2235 Mon-Fri 10am-5pm - email 24 hours a day -7 days a week!! I have owned it for a couple years and have done a ton of work to it.
It starts right up and runs awesome. Long range plans include a Radian swingarm I have sitting in the garage. Yamaha fixed the problem by redesigning the exhaust for the 1977 model. Freshly powder coated frame and swing arm along with polished forks and newly painted engine. Please see below for payment and general information.
The basic frame kit comes with. This Front Fender is manufactured in an elaborate molding process using imbued plastic; constructing a durable, scratch resistant and impact proof design. Geoff has built a great number of them, has improved the strength in key areas such as the front down tube, offers a range of other bits such as polished swingarm, pipes, airbox and his workmanship is impeccable. Safe, secure and convenient, you ll use it every time you ride. The money moves fast but the bike moves slow, would seem to be the case at first and in my case even at seconds. The bodywork on this bike is flawless.
Just add taillight and be street legal. The front right seal has started to leak and will be fixed prior to purchase. This bike has an aftermarket silencer that sounds great. Runs and shifts through gears strong. Estimated mileage is 2200, not 22000. Oil lines will have to be custom built, most hydraulics supply workshops should be able to help you with this one.
I did make a point of passing him on his 500 Honda right as the photog snapped a pic. Clear clean title in hand. The seat has a small hole, no idea how it got there and the patch didn't work so I will include a new seat cover or pay for re-upholstering, buyers choice. It should have a Supertrapp but I never got around to putting one on. All parts such as the and were produced in Japan.