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Yamaha : Other 1981 Yamaha Sr185 Exciter Sr 185 Super Low on 2040-motos

$799
YearYear:0 MileageMileage:0
Location:

El Paso, Texas

El Paso, TX

Yamaha Other description

Please ask any and all questions BEFORE purchase! 1981 Yamaha Exciter SR185 street bike. Runs an idles great, shifts well, rides all day at 60mph but 65mph is pushing it. Excellent gas milage. Beginner bike. Good plate and inspection sticker (Texas). Although the milage is super low, keep in mind the age of the motorcycle. It's NOT in showroom condition with it's faded paint and minor rust/pitting on the rear chrome shocks, exhaust near the engine and assorted nuts and bolts. It's not bad but not something you normally see in the desert southwest. As you can see in the pics it's a nice straight bike and has some vintage shoei saddlebags (bags nowhere near perfect but functional). The original rear blinkers are being pre-owned in the sadlebags (not actually mounted), the blinker mounts are included but 1 shaft has been broken. Most chrome is perfect and zero rust in tank. Aftermarket mirror and an older seat re-cover. Paint is faded and worn off on both fenders and tank, even the side covers are faded. Plastic is good with no breaks or cracks. Don't have the airbox innards or battery cover (see pics). It's going to need a new battery, tune up. Starts right up in warm weather but hard to initially start in cold weather. Automatic start only, 4 gear transmission, drum brakes front and rear. Take a look at the odometer and you can see that the hi-beam indicator blue strip is missing and the neutral green strip is starting to fall out. Tires are new but I had some dual sport tubes and tires installed instead of street tires....I don't really like them but they will probably last forever. Does not smoke or leak oil, but the carb will overflow if you leave the gas on without the engine running. The fork seals and dust covers need to be replaced as soon as possible. I have a clean and clear Texas title in my name and can probably download anything your state needs signed for you to register the bike in your name, let me know if you need it. Immediate nonrefundable deposit of $250 required thru PayPal and the rest due within seven days by US POSTAL money order only or cash in person. I am willing to store the bike for up to 30 days after full payment, giving you plenty of time to have the bike picked up. I am located off of I-10 which runs from California to Florida. I can be available for pickup but you are 100% responsible for shipping arrangements. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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