1978 Yamaha DT400

1978 Yamaha Other

Price: US $610.00
Item location: Crest Hill, Illinois, United States
Make: Yamaha
Model: Other
Year: 1978
Mileage: 5,026
Color: Yellow
Engine size: 400
Vehicle Title: Clear
Description

This is a 1978 Yamaha DT400EThe last year of the two-stroke big boresI have been through every nut. and bolt on this bikeit was completely stripped down. and reassembled. fixing everything and replacing every part I couldWHAT I HAVE DONE TO THIS BIKESODA BLASTED THE FRAME AND REPAINTEDPOLISHED THE FORKS. NEW SEALS. AND BOOTSNEW SWINGARM BUSHINGSNEW WHEEL BEARINGS. FRONT AND BACK. ALONG WITH REPLACEMENT SPOKES. AND HAD THE WHEELS TRUED. AND BALANCED WITH NEW SHINKO TIRES AND TUBES. AND EBC BRAKES SHOES FRONT AND BACKNEW SEAT COVERNEW FRONT AND REAR FENDERSNEW BLINKERS FRONT AND BACKNEW CHAIN TENSIONERNEW NGK IRIDIUM PLUGNEW CLUTCH. SPEEDO CABLEENGINE WAS PROFESSIONALLY REBUILTNEW WISECO . 40 OVER PISTON AND RINGS. AND BORENEW CRANK SEALS. AND BEARINGSCLUTCH WAS INSPECTED AND DEEMED IN GOOD SHAPETHE GREAT FEATURES OF THIS BIKEIT HAS THE FRONT FORK STABILIZERTHE ORIGINAL YAMAHA CHIN PAD ON THE HANDLEBARSJ&R EXPANSION CHAMBERAIR SHOCK CAPSALL FROM THE 1970S THESE WERE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIMETHE J&R EXPANSION CHAMBER IS VALUED AT $600. 00 I WAS TOLD. VERY VERY RARETHIS BIKE STARTS ON THE FIRST. USUALLY SECOND KICKIT SAT SINCE OCTOBER AND I STARTED IT YESTERDAY. 4 KICKS IN 6 MONTHS THE BATTERY WAS PURCHASED IN SEPTEMBER LAST YEAR BUT NEEDS CHARGED. IT IS WEAK FROM SITTINGTHE GEAR SHIFT IS LEAKING OIL. BUT I HAVE A NEW SHIFT SHAFT SEAL. AND DUST BOOT. I HAVE NOT PUT IT ON YETTAILLIGHT WORKED LAST FALL. NOW IT DONT. I NEED TO LOOK AT THE BULBBLINKERS WORK. THEY JUST DONT BLINK. NEEDS FLASHEROIL INJECTION IS ALL THERE IT JUST DOSENT WORK. I HAD A PRO LOOK AT IT. AND IT IS JUST WORN OUT. HE TRIED BUYING THE PARTS TO FIX IT BUT IT WAS JUST DEEMED AS BROKEN. THEREFORE I JUST PRE MIX THE FUELHAS SOME BLEMISHES ON THE TANK. SOME BATTLE SCARS. BUT NOTHING TERRIBLE. THE TANK IS CLEAN AS A WHISTLE INSIDE. AND PROFESSIONALLY RELINEDALL IN ALL. A VERY NICE BIKE. I WOULD RIDE IT ANYWHERE. VERY TRUSTWORTHYWHEN YOU DRIVE AROUND TOWN. YOU SHOULD SEE THE LOOKS YOU GET WITH THAT OLD VINTAGE BEAST CRACKING THE J&R CHAMBER AND SMOKIN THE SWEET SMELL OF KLOTZ IN THE AIRBIKE IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED LOCALLYI HAVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL AD AT ANYTIMESHIPPING AND DELIVERY WILL BE THE BUYERS RESPONSIBILITYHAS A CLEAR ILLINOIS TITLE IN MY NAMEAND NO WARRANTY ON MOTORCYCLEIF YOU NEED ANY QUESTIONS ANSWERED PLEASE EMAIL ME VIA EBAYAND YES. I DO HAVE MANY RECEIPTSTHANK YOU FOR LOOKING On Apr-08-15 at 13:50:26 PDT. seller added the following information: The gear shift was not leaking after all. it was overfilled with crankcase oil. problem solved. still have new seal and dust cover

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