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Old 09-08-2012, 01:18 PM   #2941
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They're probably Low Sodium Vapors. Widely used in parking lots everywhere. They give it that sepia feel.

They'll pull you into a yellow based color...
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:41 PM   #2942
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They're probably Low Sodium Vapors. Widely used in parking lots everywhere. They give it that sepia feel.

They'll pull you into a yellow based color...
the thing about these lights is they didn't have that yellowish sodium type light, but I could be wrong. plus at that time there was still some natural light in play possibly washing out the sodium light, if they were sodium lights.

reminds me of a long time ago at the civic center when peter gabriel opened up with "on the air"....

(the song has a line in it which mentions sodium lamps for the uninformed)
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:54 AM   #2943
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:06 PM   #2944
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the thing about these lights is they didn't have that yellowish sodium type light, but I could be wrong. plus at that time there was still some natural light in play possibly washing out the sodium light, if they were sodium lights.

reminds me of a long time ago at the civic center when peter gabriel opened up with "on the air"....

(the song has a line in it which mentions sodium lamps for the uninformed)
at the risk of sounding like a know-it-all (since you coaxed my opinion of "airheads" earlier, those lights seem to be high pressure sodium vapor lamps, as opposed to the warm orange light that low-pressure sodium vapor lamps give off. Then again if they were even brighter than regular street lamps they may have been Mercury vapor lamps or Metal halide which also give off super bright and cool light.
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Old 09-13-2012, 01:28 PM   #2945
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Old 09-13-2012, 06:25 PM   #2946
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:42 PM   #2947
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I really shouldn't have, but I did. R100RT. $950



Can't see it but there's no brakes connected to the master cylinders front or rear. No battery. Sat for 10 years. Turns over with good compression when jumped, but the float bowls smelled so gummy I didn't try to start it.

Comes with bags and a nice Eclipse tank bag. No tools. No tool tray either.

Title says 1983 but the VIN checks out at a manufacture date of Jan 82. Would you turn this down for $950?

Pretty though.

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Old 09-14-2012, 08:42 PM   #2948
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Title says 1983 but the VIN checks out at a manufacture date of Jan 82. Would you turn this down for $950?

Pretty though.
A sucker is born every minute, I'll take it off your hands for $900.

Any bike like this, assume it's a parts bike and you won't be disappointed if it turns out bad. I bought a R80ST in about the same shape. It has a bad tranny and I going to spend way more restoring it than I paid for it.

Clean the carbs and change all the fluids and see what happens.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:10 PM   #2949
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Clean the carbs and change all the fluids and see what happens.
Will do just that tomorrow. Isn't that part of the appeal of a potential parts bike? Determining what it will take to make it a runner and how much the years have taken from a 30K mile tourer.
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:40 PM   #2950
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:45 PM   #2951
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Old 09-15-2012, 05:38 AM   #2952
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How many are you "working on" now??Nice catch!!
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Old 09-15-2012, 02:07 PM   #2953
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$950. for an RT, yeah, I would have jumped on that.

Good luck with it.
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:48 PM   #2954
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Old 09-16-2012, 04:58 PM   #2955
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