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Just bought 4 junk bikes -w- pics

Discussion in 'Moto Club' started by NYGunman, Jun 4, 2006.

  1. NYGunman

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    I just bought four bikes for parting out on Ebay. The thing is I REALLY need a bike to ride. Are any of these bikes considered good for their times. They all need some work but I enjoy tinkering with the bikes. The bikes are:

    1982 Kawasaki Spectra 750

    <img src="http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/NYGunman/douj045.jpg">

    1980 Yamaha XS 850 Special

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    1981 Kawasaki KZ650 CSR

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    1972 Honda CB 450 (not pictured)
     
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    They were all great bikes in the day...What did you pay for all those?

    What are your intentions? If nothing else you will have fun working on them...
     

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  4. NYGunman

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    Kawasaki Spectra~$199
    Yamaha SX 850~$275
    Kawasaki KZ650~$84
    Honda~$150

    I want to part them out. Maybe fix one up for myself.
     
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    That's cheap!

    At those prices you are not going to be out anything...
     
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  7. NYGunman

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    Thanks, but I had to travel to three different states to get them!
     
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    I had to. The only one that starts right up is the Kawasaki 650. The rest will need some work. I also just purchased a 1982 Yamaha Maxim for $179 that I have to pick up in Massachusetts. Here is a pic. I can't wait to get this one home.

    <img src="http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/NYGunman/4b_12.jpg">
     
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    That's a beaut!

    Have fun man!

    Later...
     
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    People make some sweet cafe racers out of those CB 450s. A friend of mine has a '73 that he's getting running. There are parts for them all over the place.
     
  12. NYGunman

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    I love the cafe racers but the CB 450 is beyond my skills. I did not post a pic because it is ugly and needs lots of work. I paid too much for it. I thought the gas tank and pipes were good. They are not. I can salvage some parts and make a few dollars though.

    <img src="http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/NYGunman/73_12.jpg">

    <img src="http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/NYGunman/d0_12.jpg">

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    Are the hand controls in working order? Specifically, the kill switch? My friend needs one. His switch is shot.

    He's also interested in a rear fender.
     
  14. NYGunman

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    I am going to post it on Ebay this week. I start my auctions at $1 and combine shipping. I'll post a link here when it goes up. This way he might be able to get a deal. I will also have better pictures available.
     
  15. NYGunman

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    Here is a better picture of the Yamaha. I will probably dismantle her today or tommorrow. Not too bad for $179 but I think I could have done better.


    <img src="http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h10/NYGunman/yamaha400/douj134.jpg">

    I think I'm going to repair the Kawasaki 650. Does anyone here have a tank for sale or know where I can get one for cheap?
     
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    Thanks, I just put the XS 850 on Ebay. So far so good. There seems to be a lot of interest. I just sold the Spectre and made more than I expected.
     
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    A friend in missouri had the 1000cc version of the Kawi Spectre, he loved it.
     
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    Wow :shocked: .. Looks just like my first bike