1978 Yamaha XT500 Enduro for Sale – £4,888.00

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1978 Yamaha XT500 Enduro for Sale, A Classic Collectors “Steve McQueen” Replica.

Much Money Spent, Lots Of Docs, Call For More Details.


1978 Yamaha XT500 Enduro For Sale (1)1978 Yamaha XT500 Enduro for Sale, The bike starts and runs and has been subject to some restoration over the years, fitted with Conti Escape tyres / various new Yamaha plastics / etc. The horn has a mind of its own on the odd occasion and it could be the switch button or the horn itself ?, We have just taken the bike in as a part exchange against our show winning Suzuki GT550 Triple, the price is very firm as we have allowed £6k as a part exchange so therefore a bargain ‘priced to sell at £4888. First to see will probably buy but If you are a purist and you are looking for a complete nut and bolt show winning standard unmolested out of the crate UK supplied Yamaha XT500 worth in the region of £9k for under £5k then this is not the bike for you, for the right type of person you could make this a real winner for very little effort.

Yamaha XT500 Enduro
Registration number: FSF 956S
Date of first registration: January 1978
42 years old. WoW
Year: 1978
100% Matching numbers motorcycle.
Vin/Chassis/ Frame No. 113589
Engine No. 113589

Documentation / Bills Receipts / Etc.
DVLA V5c Logbook
HPI Certificate: 100% All clear.
Clymer workshop manual
Haynes workshop manual
Original Yamaha parts book ‘List’
Various photos
Lots of bills receipts relating to various jobs over the last few years.
Full original Yamaha XT500 decal kit for the fuel tank ‘ still in packaging’ ( Ideal for those who are not Steve Mc Queen fans )
Spare set of Steve Mc Queen decals ‘Still in packaging’
Full set of Conti Escape tyres fitted.
Seat not standard but of very high quality ( Corbin equivalent ) ‘very classy’
Standard Yamaha indicators not cheap aftermarket rubbish.
Exhaust is like new ( Genuine Yamaha ) 100%
New Hagon rear shocks fitted.

If you are to buy and ride home then don’t forget to bring your XT500 big hog nail riding boots to start, This is not a bike for wimps : ( you have to be a real man to start this beast of a bike, you have been WARNED.
Not for the faint hearted.

The XT sounds well and pulls very strongly through all the gears with no clutch slippage and no smoke.

£4888 Firm.
Hurry bargain.
First to see and ride will buy.
Not for the purest collector.

Part exchange very welcome, Delivery can easily be arranged anywhere in the World, All payments taken.

Please message or call the shop / showroom on 020 8997 2421 between 10.30 and 6 or try the 24/7 anytime mobile on 07973 11 12 13 and ask for Frank.
Email: fjk222@hotmail.com

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