View Full Version : Help Please--worth 1000 bucks
17th October 2007, 21:43
Guy said the motor turns over freely--lots o parts
17th October 2007, 21:53
If the title is indeed good, I would think so....
17th October 2007, 21:56
Yikes, thats downright frightening.
I'd be afraid it has been molested by amateurs. Customized frame? I don't think 71's had the 1000cc engines yet. Anyway you could sell all that stuff for $1000 bucks but you have to wonder why nobody has put it back together.
17th October 2007, 22:16
Nah, there are all kinds of reasons to take bikes apart and not put them back together. Guys get in over their head. That's well worth a thousand bucks--frames with titles routinely sell on ebay for $500 plus, and then the buyer has to pay the shipping.
Buy it. Pull the engine apart. It it's in rough shape, part it out and make at least a thousand bucks, take the money and buy a $2000 bike (I'm seeing more of those around lately--is it the economy?).
If that was in the Seattle area it would already be sold, and I would have bought it.
17th October 2007, 22:21
1972 was the first year for the 1000. Either it was converted (requires machining of cases) or the frame/engine don't match.
There should be VIN's on 1970+ frames...
18th October 2007, 02:01
Or the guy's just wrong about the displacement. I'd take that for a grain of salt.
Good idea to check the title against the frame numbers, though, and it's a bonus if the engine # matches.
18th October 2007, 02:18
I would go see what it looks like and buy it. A lot canbe done with the right pile of junk.
18th October 2007, 03:19
I'd give a grand for it, but am too far away.
18th October 2007, 03:29
Probably worth it, but I think I'd save myself some aggravation and save up for something more complete/together.
18th October 2007, 03:49
Looks like he has some of the little BS pieces that I am missing. 1000 bucks is a good deal with 2 frames. He is probably wrong about the displacement.
18th October 2007, 16:50
Be careful on the road to Kingman.... I have had friends killed on it... I think this might be worth the drive... about 3 hours round trip barring road construction.
19th October 2007, 03:20
I picked up my Pile-O-Parts for around $1000 and you can see what I got out of it!!!!
19th October 2007, 14:26
I would give 1000 for it.btw the motor has the 1000 rocker boxes on it.
19th October 2007, 15:08
Yous pays your moneys and takes yours chances. A very interesting progect though.
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