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post #1 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 10:23 AM Thread Starter
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Hello Everyone !

Just wanted to introduce myself to the group. My name is Mark and I have been a Honda fan since the 70's.
I cannot remember how may I have had over the years, but it has been many. I currently have 3. My old 1974 CT70, 2007 XR650L, and my newest find a 1985 Honda Rebel. The rebel is a peach!! It was in my mother in-laws barn un ridden since 2002 and has 921 original miles. I am in the process of rebuilding the carb although I did have it running once, but obviously very roughly as it was not stored properly. It had been messed with a bit over the years but is basically in very good condition and only needs a few parts. I would say 95% original everything. Looks like someone took of the buddy pegs and changed the rear blinkers. I am waiting on the original blinkers I have ordered, and decent buddy pegs are turning out to be a challenge to find. I'll keep you all posted with pictures and progress.
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post #2 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 10:44 AM
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Welcome Mark! I may have some passenger pegs in good condition.

1985 Rebel 250 Project ... Ruckus ... Shadow Spirit 750
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post #3 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 10:58 AM Thread Starter
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Sounds great!! Let me know if you find them, and we can talk.
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post #4 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 11:03 AM
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Welcome Mark85

Sweet find..
Enjoy the ride

96 VS800GL Suzuki Intruder, 87 CMX250C Rebel,
79 CB400 Hawk (sold 93), 75 CB350 (sold 83), 71 CB350 (stolen 74)
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post #5 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 11:49 AM
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Guba is right!

I'm keepin' all the left over parts. I'm gonna use 'em to build another bike!

2001 & 2009 Rebel 250, 2006 Ninja 250, 1989 Vulcan 750
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post #6 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 03:02 PM
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Welcome to the forum. Great find. Hope you are able to get it running well again soon.

1999 Honda Rebel CMX250C
2003 Harley Sportster 883 Hugger
1998 Harley FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide
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post #7 of 7 Old 05-17-2017, 07:52 PM
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Welcome to forum n enjoy your ride

2000 rebel 250 Aussie My Baby.
2012 honda PSX 150cc scooter [in Thailand]
1986 rebel Silver 450 Elvis

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