Suzuki TS250 Classic Trail 1978 dt xl ke

Price: £330.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Winchester Hampshire, United Kingdom
Make: Suzuki
Model: TS
Year: 1978
Mileage: 26,192
Color: Yellow
Engine size: 250
Gears: Five-speed manual
Start type: Kick start
Drive type: Chain
Contact seller: Contact form
Description

Welcome to the Motorcycle Emporium

Classic Motorcycle Imports direct from the USA. Based in Winchester Hampshire

For Sale Suzuki TS250

Frame number. TS2504 18682

Engine number. TS2504 18825

The Suzuki TS range of air cooled two strokes are among the most successful dual sport bikes ever built. they are robust. reliable machines with good performance. The 246cc air-cooled two-stroke single TS250 was introduced in 1969. It had 23 bhp. five speeds and high level exhaust. the TS was based on the TM250 motocross machine but the TS had less powerful engine and it was built as a dual purpose machine. being street legal and having the Posi-Force fuel/oil mix system.

This particular TS is in fair condition. as can be seen in the photographs it does have some issues that will need attention.

You will see the left hand side of the tank has some damage. unfortunately this happened in the shipping container. Internally the tank is not good. a previous owner has coated the inside of the tank. this has now become soft so we have run the bike using an auxiliary fuel tank.

The engine runs well with no sign of piston slap or crank problems.

The rev counter is working but sometimes the needle jumps. the speedo does not work. I feel this might be a matter of cleaning the internals of both to get them working. The speedo drive and cable are working condition. the bike has a km/h speedo being an import it's showing 41908 Km/h which equates to 26192 miles.

The wheel rims are alloy as standard and have no damage. the spokes are tight. Both front and rear tyres look close to be new.

The seat edge has some rust. again this could be repaired. The exhaust is in very good order with no damage to the down pipe.  

The lights. horn and brake light are working as should. We have lifted the fork gators and the fork tubes are in good order. the seals show no signs of leaking. the fork action is smooth and damping effective.

This bike would make a great way to spend the long winter evenings. it definitely needs some work to return it to its former glory but it should prove a straightforward project especially as it is a running and original example.    

All of our stock is imported so this motorcycle will need to be registered in the UK. All duties are paid and we will provide all necessary import documentation and proof of registration on the NOVA database. Please see below for the simple step buy step guide on how this is done.

Please review the pictures carefully they form an integral part of the description.

We do not hold the title for this bike so a dating certificate will be required in order to register the bike we can provide contact details to obtain this.   All duties have been paid and the bike is registered on the NOVA database. all paperwork will be supplied and the registration process is very straightforward. We spend a good deal of time working with the DVLA and HMRC to ensure that are bikes are compliant with all current legislation in order that our customers do not have any difficulties in obtaining age related registrations. we have not had a problem with this in over 650 motorcycles we have sold.

Please consider carefully before bidding on a motorcycle we have for sale if you are new to the world of motorcycle maintenance. This motorcycle is a classic machine. it will need to be maintained and cared for. and if you can?t spin the occasional spanner we would not recommend purchase.

If you want to view the bike: Call Tony on 07745 650984. We are happy to meet up 7 days a week when possible. We also open most Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. stock levels change but we seek to have a broad range of classic bikes in stock so feel free to drop in for a look round. Our address can found at http://www. classicmotorcyclesearch. co. uk/contact-us/

Our Feedback: Our customers say we offer a good honest description. we are helpful. we are professional. collection and payment is made easy. communication is good and many customers buy from us more than once. Please see our feed back list.

If you win: Please contact us within 48 hours of the end of the auction. Call Tony on 07745 650984 or email via eBay.  Bikes can be stored for a period should you not be able to collect immediately by agreement.

Payment: We accept payment by bank transfer. cheque or cash on collection. if payment is made by cheque the funds will need to clear before the bike can be released.

Need it delivered: We recommend Peter and Chas they are often in the area picking up from us and delivering across the UK and Europe. They are professional. reliable and will treat your motorcycle like their own. If you have your own shipper we are more than happy to work with them.

If you need a price for delivery then please call/email Peter or Chas direct.

UK: Call Peter on 07831 559538

Europe: Call Chas on 01233 633623

Web link for Peter and Chas: http://www. classicmotorcyclesearch. co. uk/our-friends/

If you win the auction: Call your shipper. give them Tony?s number (07745 650984) and leave the rest to us. we like to make the whole process nice and easy.

International Buyers: We are more than happy to deal with International buyers. Please contact Chas direct if you need shipping prices. ?

How to register your motorcycle:

1.  MOT the motorcycle on the chassis number.

2.  Insure the motorcycle on the chassis number.

3.  We at the Motorcycle Emporium will provide the following forms:

? An invoice.

? All customs and excise paper work as evidence that import duties have been paid.

? A V55/5 ? Application for a First License for A Used Motor Vehicle Form

The original title where that is available. if the original title is not available a letter from the manufacturers UK importer will be required. we will supply contact details and forms needed. If the manufacturer no longer exists. as in the case of classic British machines. then the DVLA will accept dating certificates from a certified list of suppliers.

4.  Take all the paper work to your local DVLA office and you will then receive a certificate allowing you to purchase a number plate. the Tax disc will follow 2 to 3 days later. Please note. as from October 2013 all paperwork will need to be sent directly to the DVLA.

5.  A normal V5C Registration Certificate will follow by post within the next 28 days.

Finally don?t forget that you will need to advise your insurance company of the newly issued registration number.

6.  Need help after buying. just give us a call on 07745 650984.

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