1971 Yamaha XS 650: Very original, matching numbers, project bike

1971 Yamaha XS

Price: US $710.00
Item location: Englewood, Colorado, United States
Make: Yamaha
Model: XS
SubModel: 650
Year: 1971
Mileage: 44
VIN: S650-008069
Color: Gold
Engine size: 650
Vehicle Title: Clear

Very original. matching numbers XS650 project bike. It has been setting for 15+ years. Motor kicks over with good compression. but it does not run. I do not know the bike's history. so I do not know what it will take to make it run again. It has a new OEM-style seat. but as seen in the photos. it will take a lot of work. Would make a good restoration project for daily use. collection. or museum. Unfortunately. most of these have been converted to street trackers or bobbers. What I can tell about the bike after spending a couple of evenings with it (I'm no expert on these): -Stock left handlebar control broken -Mileage shown in odometer is not accurate -Manual Splice of ignition lines (repaired with solder/shrink tube) -Has compression. kicks but doesn't start -Right coil tested bad -Left coil tested good -Rotor tested good -Gas tank has rust & a dent -Points look okay. but not tested/set -No battery -New Seat -No chain -Fork tubes ~6" over stock length -Wheel chrome in good shape -All parts (except fork tubes) appear to be stock and original Bonded title states it is a 1970. but the (matching) numbers confirm it is a 1971 (xs-1b). Please let me know if you have any questions. $500 PayPal deposit due upon close of auction & final payment due in full within 7 days of auction close. Final payment to be cash or certified check. Bike can be picked up when funds are confirmed. Buyer is responsible for pickup and shipping costs and must take possession within 30 days of winning auction or all fees will be forfeited.

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