UK Yamaha RD500 Classic 2 Stroke Project Spares Repair not RG500 Restoration

Price: £3,110.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Make: Yamaha
Model: RD500
Year: 1986
Engine size: 500
Description

Every man loves a project! Very rare opportunity to buy a classic RD500 project! these bikes don't come up very often now. They just keep going up in value too. brilliant investments. If you restored this properly (which I intended to but have a nearly finished RZV500 which I need to finish) the bike would be worth £14K. RD500 sold around a year ago restored to a very high standard for £14K. This has the potential to be a very valuable rare bike. Year 1986 UK bike 6 former keepersFirstly the frame & engine numbers are not matching. This is a project bike for restoration. Everything has been stripped down engine is complete- but I bought it as a running bike. However I cannot make any guarantees on engine condition but it looks clean. There may be small parts or fixings missing but it appears to all be here. Most of the panels have cracks or small sections missing. Rare rare rare genuine Yamaha 47X screen but has a small crack and some marks. Tank in good condition- full lockset & keys.  Good points;Very rare 2 stroke bike that just keeps going up in value even stripped downAlmost everything present & originalGreat project to restore or for parts/investment2 stroke sound V4Bad pointsBodywork is tatty in places Will need lots of work to return to the roadReason for sale? I bought it to restore it but i'll never have the time & I need the funds to complete my other RG500 & RZV500 restoration. Price- no reserve higher bidder wins unless you make me an amazing offer!Collection from Southampton or we can get it delivered on a pallet for £100- this covers delivery & packing time/materialsBank transfer or cash payment please.

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