VINTAGE 1974 Kawasaki Y1 Enduro Motorcycle Trail Bike 125cc BARN FIND 597 miles

1974 Kawasaki Y1

Price: US $1,450.00
Item location: Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States
Make: Kawasaki
Model: Y1
Type: Dual-Purpose
Year: 1974
Mileage: 594
Color: Gold
Engine size: 125
Vehicle Title: Clear
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This TIME CAPSULE was just taken out of nearly 35 years of storage! ONLY 597 ORIGINAL MILES! It was put away in running condition and forgotten since the early 80's. Been in the family since it was almost new. We can not find the title but the bike is absolutely legit and legal to register for road use. I will provide a bill of sale and will also sign anything you need to get a replacement title from NJDMV including a sworn / signed affidavit from a lawyer if needed.
It will need the usual maintenance to get it back on the trail (or road since it is STREET LEGAL) like the fuel tank / lines / carb flushed out and cleaned and a good physical inspection of nuts and bolts for safety but nothing major or expensive needs to be done. Turns over easily with good compression. There is some light rusting inside the tank but nothing that cant be easily cleaned with commonly available tank restoration products. NEVER CRASHED! There are some light scratches and a few cuts in the seat. It may have been dropped (NOT DUMPED) once as there is a small dent in the tank which also can be removed easily. The dent could also have come from being in the garage all this time as it was literally buried under a pile of tools and equipment. The headlight, aillight, urn signals and license plate bracket were removed back in the day and have long since been lost. The only issue I can see is the wire harness / plug that went from the headlight to the tach has been cut but it can be repaired because it is a clean cut.
This was only used on trails which is why it has such low mileage and wear. Even the tires are ORIGINAL and still hold air! Everything is ORIGINAL from 1974 and in EXCELLENT condition for its age. Really needs to be freshened up, not restored) to look great. I could easily take a few hours to do just that, ut since you may want it preserved as-is I'll let you decide what you want to do with it.
The owner of this passed away at a very young age which is why it has been in storage for all this time. As you can expect, he family has a lot of sentimental and emotional ties to this and its taken about 10 years of "thinking about selling" it to get to this point. We are the second owner and this has NEVER been up for sale before. Everyone's main concern is that it goes to a good home where it will be cared for and hopefully used by someone who truly appreciates it. Its not about the money so its priced at what others that have been cleaned up and ready to run are selling for because we want to deal with the end collector and not flippers.
That said, he price is somewhat negotiable for the RIGHT person, o if you are local andSERIOUSLY interested give me a call, ome check it out and LETS MAKE A DEAL BECAUSE CASH IS KING!
I am selling this small collection of VINTAGE bikes which has been family owned since the 60's so check other ads to see what else I have before they go on ebay.
If you're looking for a UNMOLESTED and TOTALLY ORIGINAL bike to use in VINTAGE RACES, ook no further because ones like this don't come around often.

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