1973 Digger vintage mini bike JC Penney mx trials mt5a copy will ship

1973 Other Makes digger mini bike trials

Price: US $999.00
Item location: Englewood, Florida, United States
Make: Other Makes
Model: digger mini bike trials
Year: 1973
Vehicle Title: Clear

please see below pics for shipping and rules!!! NO RESERVE auction1973 JC Penney "Digger" mini bike. they sort of copied the the small trials bikes bikes of the time for this one and sold it thought their catalogs and stores.  Far as I can tell '73 was the only ear for these and they were not sold under any other names.  I have only ever seen or heard of a handful of these in the last few years of searching.  By 1973 mini bikes were losing popularity thanks to the imports so I would imagine that very few were actually made.  Original manufacturer of the bike for Penneys was Bird. HS40 Tecumseh. original to bike with correct numbers. runs good no issues. cleaned. detailed. new gaskets. de carboned. compression release removed from cam for better power/idle. timing/points etc. adjusted.  comet "cat 99" torque converter. Original to bike.  New bearings. belt. and cover.   was disassembled and cleaned.  New chain as wellUpdated fuel tank. new tires on original and very rare pressed spoke 10 wheels.  modified exhaust with adjustable length pipe. and also has a threaded outlet internally if you wanted to install a muffler or spark arrestor.  updated controls and oury grips installed.  Fiberglass one piece tank/seatpan is redone with all urethane automotive grade products from primer to clearcoat. it is a Honda CBR 929rr yellow.  any repairs (they were minor) were all done with fiberglass and was stripped down to the gelcoat before paint.  Original seat is in great shape and soft and usable. the seat pan is all one piece to the tankcover so if you wanted a cafe or flat track look no mods would have to be done. just make a snap on cushion and go.  This bike starts easy sounds. good. has a really good seating position for an adult. makes really good driveable power.  while I find the front suspension "weak" for an adult the rear is way better than Rupps I have owned. its very soled with no rear end wobble or bottoming out! Brakes are typical mini bike so they are a little lacking. not to mention they should have came with front brakes from the factory but did not. brake pads are the same as a Honda Z50 so they could be upgraded and also a front brake could be easily added.  Frame is very stout as well and very simple. very easy to get at everything. top cover removes very easily and just a clean simple setup.     SHIPPING.  I am willing to disassemble and box/ship this bike. to lower 48 only!!! and to physical addresses ONLY! and it will have to be signed for.  If you would like to pick it up or come see it before auctions end that's not a problem either. I am in Englewood 34223 west coast of FL.  I am also willing to possibly have it delivered within a few hours distance for fuel cost as long as its paid in advance.  and of course more than happy to get with a shipping service if you choose to have it shipped. IMPORTANT!!! For me to take it apart and ship it will be a Flat rate of $150 This will have to go into 3 boxes and that fee will barely cover boxes. materials. and actual shipping charges.  that is a fee ON TOP OF the winning bid for me to do that!!  This is a no reserve auction. if your are the winning bidder it is yours. so please view photos carefully and ask any questions. I can be contacted through ebay or at 941-445-7764.  Please look closely at the pictures as they are part of my description. items sold as-is. check my other listings. will combine shipping when possible. Unless the "buy it now" option is stated this item is auction only. no exceptions. paypal only. no exceptions!

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