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Offline Hammer 663s

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Recoverable?
« on: October 06, 2022, 10:02:07 PM »
74 RD350 near me for sale. Considering it for next year's project bike. Looks like it will need a lot of TLC to make pristine. Pricing for offer thoughts? Ask is $2800 USD.

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Re: Recoverable?
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2022, 10:14:24 PM »
Looks cheap by UK standards, even considering our collapsed pound.
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Re: Recoverable?
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2022, 12:30:42 PM »
Looks like an all-there standard bike. It's a 350. $2800? Buy it quick!
You might be put-off by that wierd sissy backrest but, that is easily removed and sold!
Overall, it would likely clean/service (I mean fully service) to a tidy bike. Of course, a pristine rebuild would cost $$$$.
It looks like it would need all the usual consumables like Battery, points plugs oils, air cleaner, brake pads/hose, levers, tyres, chain+sprockets and maybe some cables.  The front fork leg chrome looks shot and will need stantions, seals and rebuild.  The engine is always a question, depends if water has got in?  If not water damaged, plan on crank rebuild and rebore/pistons, anything less is a bonus. 
The rest is cosmetics by the look of it.

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Re: Recoverable?
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2022, 07:30:20 PM »
I'm passing on this one since I just bought a Daytona Special! Wooo Hooooo!