Bought a parts bike to help with my '76 xl250 this weekend, was supposed to be an xl250 anyway, the kid didn't even know what decade it was from the CL add said "1980s honda dirt bike project" the add went on to say it was a 250, the photos showed that funky chrome triangle in the rh exhaust and I think that's the only twin shock, '70s 250 to have that would have been a '76. After finally getting there to look at the poor neglected/abused bike it turns out it's a 350, vin plate date is 8/75, not sure if that's 75 or 76... My hope is the parts are interchangeable enough that I can make some use of it.. Actually I am leaning toward building the 350,, (more power is good power) unless there's something real bad about 350s or this one in particular.. About all I've managed so far is to evict the black widow queen and her all her entourage.. Unfroze the rear wheel, by removing the rusted stuck brake lining from the drum.. Oh, and it won't turn over yet.. Badly neglected, indeed.
Current rides: DR650, CT90.
Riding whatever runs, wherever I want.
DoubleBit screwed with this post 04-20-2009 at 12:11 PM