1971 C70 passport scooter, clean title, RARE, 1650 miles, recently rehabbed

1971 Honda Other

Price: US $2,100.00
Item location: Florence, Oregon, United States
Make: Honda
Model: Other
Type: Scooter later renamed Passport
Year: 1971
Mileage: 1,650
VIN: c70-M034588M
Color: Red and white
Engine size: 70
Vehicle Title: Clear

 For auction: My 1971 Honda C70 M scooter mileage 1650.   I am the original owner. It was bought new in 1972. It had sat for a year on the showroom floor.   My parents bought it for me when I was 14 in Alabama to get back and forth from school and marching band practice. It was never abused. Apparently I've been an outlaw as my parents never re-licensed it after 1974. All miles were put on in the first 4 years because I bought a car when I was 18. At that time we were in S. California and that's where the scooter sat for the next 36 years- in my mom's garage. I hauled it back here in 2012 with the idea of having it fixed up. My aim was to make it ridable. The restorer went all out so I'm into it for well over what I'm asking. (by the way- he is a professional). While it has sentimental value to me. there's a time to let things go.   I recently had the title changed into my name from my fathers name. I did not purchase tags as I expected to sell it and new buyer could be out of state.   It came out of rehab with 1638 miles on it and I've ridden it to the DMV for inspection and for a gas fill up.   I only fill it with clear gas (non-ethanol).   I'll continue to ride it now and then to keep it in good order until sold. Condition: Sold "AS-IS".   It is not a 100% restored scooter. I use the term "rehabbed". The mechanical issues from sitting so long have been dealt with but the body has surface flaws mentioned in the conditon description above. There are a variety of body scratches that just don't show in photos. The color is bright red. not pink as some photos may appear. It comes with a Ctek UC 800 6 volt battery charger with the connection installed on the battery for easy hook up and removal without opening the side panel.   This trickle charger keeps the battery charged & conditioned between uses. I bought the charger new last year for this scooter. It has another set of aligator clip connectors that comes with it along with a vinyl pouch. The eyelet connectors are installed on the scooter as mentioned before. There is a photo with the plug sticking out from under the right side panel. I've had the scooter up to 45 miles per hour on a flat road.   Best uses are in-town. local driving.   Great scooter for students. retirees. snowbirds who want it to haul on their motorhomes. or anyone who could use a ride that's inexpensive to operate and insure.   It's easy to ride. It has a 3 speed transmission that you shift by foot. There is no clutch- you just ease off the throttle and shift.   It has a foot lever for the rear brake and a hand lever for the front. Easier to flat-foot than a vespa because there are no floorboards to get in your way or stretch around. Honda dealers are everywhere should you ever need anything. The rarity factor: Honda started selling 70cc scooters in the US in 1970.   This model - the C70 M - was made by Honda for only 2 years- 1970 & 1971. Those are the only 2 years that it came with a 2 seater bench seat.   In later years it was renamed the Passport.   In many states this scooter will qualify for registration as an antique vehicle. I encourage you to come see it in person! Look it over in person. If you have any questions -Ask Them Before Bidding!!!SHIPPING: I prefer you pick it up yourself. I might possibly delivering it to certain areas of western Oregon for additional cost if I am available and it works with my schedule. If you might want that discuss it with me before bidding. I'm in and out all day long and my hours vary but I will keep an eye out for questions.  If you wish to ship it out of the area I would recommend certifiedautoshippers. com - but any shipping will be at your own personal expense. Their numbers are ( 541 ) 991 -  8778  and ( 503 ) 985 - 6161.   Mention me if you talk to them. Specifications for the scooter I found online:   Dry weight 180. 8 lbs   Overall length  70. 9 inches   Overall width  26 inches     Fuel capacity 1. 1 US gallons Understand this: Other shippers will quote you rediculously low prices. They can quote you anything but it's the trucker who makes the decision. The quote is posted on a dedicated board for truckers. If he can't make money he won't pick it up. The only way to get it done will be to raise your bid.   Certified will give a rate that has a chance to actually be picked up. They will not take any money from you until your vehicle is on the truck.   Certified Autoshippers is a 5 star rated shipper. They use truckers with proven reputations. If it should sell off of ebay thru other means I will end the auction.

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