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Old 03-02-2012, 09:26 AM   #2
I Survived The '60s
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Originally Posted by Sniper X View Post
I don't have the money for yet another project, but it looks like it doesn't need much and looks like a pretty good rider as is. Non stock paint but that is easy. Stock pipes and everything. Might be a deal if you can talk him out of the tree he is in on the price...he wants almost 3 grand. If interested to see it I can post the ad. Looks like he is up in the four corners area....NW Colorado.

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Word of caution... Besides the nosebleed price, the early pre-74 production had oil volume/ 4th and 5th gear failure issues. This is the original service bullertin. Look down the list at "T-3"
This example may be in the neighborhood milage-wise. I had one that I tried to breath life back into, but it was going to cost more that it would have been worth.

Also, if it's a smoker, som of the crankseals are no longer available.

Just a cautionary word...
'07 1250 Bandit, '06 650 VStrom, '78 SR500E
'68 Yamaha DT1, '78 TT500 and no money
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