1981 Yamaha XT500H Enduro Unregistered US Import Barn Find Classic Restoration


Price: £1,455.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Stoke 0n Trent, England, United Kingdom
Make: Yamaha
Model: XT500H
Type: Enduro
Year: 1981
Mileage: 61,329
Color: Maroon
Engine size: 499
Power: 27
Gears: Five-speed manual
Start type: Kick start
Drive type: Chain
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1981 Yamaha XT500H Enduro Unregistered US Import Barn Find Classic Restoration Manufacturer: Yamaha Model: XT500H Year: 1981 made in Sep 80 Engine No: 4R9-001911 Frame No: 4R9-001911 Colour:Maroon Mileage:61329 Capacity:499cc Starting at: ?999. 99Stock Number. 72016WINTER MADNESS SALE. LOOK BID BUY!!!It's that time of year when a man needs something to tinker with in the garage. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE PIC's & DESCRIPTION. This very rare and much sought after 1981 Yamaha XT500H Enduro has recently been imported from North America where it has spent all its life – the air is thin and the climate is far kinder to motorcycles than ours. PLEASE CHECKOUT THE PICTURES. As you can see this bike is very nearly complete missing just the Battery. l/h side panel. air box & ball end off the clutch lever. The rear mudguard has been repaired. BUT NOW FOR THE GOOD NEWS. The bike is every bit as solid as it looks here. The wheels are straight with clean alloy rims. good hubs & brake plates. Forks & yokes look straight. Tail light assy is good as are the headlight & hangers. Indicators are tidy. Instruments & switches look ok. Fuel tank is squeaky clean inside. Carburetor is free sliding off the twist grip. Exhaust silencer has been repaired but seems solid. Seat is in good condition throughout. Shox are damping fine. The engine turns over nicely off the kick starter – sounds/feels great & has compressionbut we haven't run it up. If you require any further information please give us a call or better still visit our showroom and have a good look over the bike for yourself – after all who are you going to believe me or your own eyes?If you have been looking for a classic Yamaha XT500H to restore then look no further – THIS ONE COULD BE YOURS so get bidding!!!

We are listing this bike as a trade clearance item with a super low WINTER MADNESS SALE starting price and NO RESERVE so get bidding and grab yourself a bargain. Ask your self the question “CAN I AFFORD NOT TO BID?”

Please call NEIL WILSON or MARK RUSHTON on 01782 861100 ext 241 or 244 who will be more than happy to answer any questions you have. and can facilitate viewing of this bike.

The bike is currently unregistered. The registration process is reasonably uncomplicated.

We HAVE NOT got the Certificate of title but we will provide proof that the VAT & Duty is paid on the NOVA system.


1. You need to get the bike MOT’d.

2. You need to prove the year of manufacture in writing. Phone Yamaha UK customer services on 01932 358000 with the Model. frame & engine Numbers for a small fee they will send you a letter confirming the age.

3. You need to have valid insurance on the bike. You can insure it on the chassis number.

4. Send all this paper work to the DVLA. who will charge you ?55 for the 1st registration & the current amount for the road tax.

5. The DVLA will send you your age related registration number.

Spares you may need

Our used spares dept may carry items you need for this project. give them a call on 01782 862200. if parts are available they will be happy to list them on EBay so you can purchase.

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