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post #231 of 232 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 07:51 AM
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Main Motorcycle: 1997 Trophy 900
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Originally Posted by kaput450 View Post
A gift from a coworker who's wife wanted her gone. Sitting/rusting for 10 years, 24k miles.
I have been working on her for a couple months and finally got the title today! I have her running well and put her in my name today (finally!)
I have been learning as I go, here is what is done so far...

Replaced fork seals and oil
Changed Engine Oil
New Brake Pads rear and service all around.
Bleed front and rear brakes
Bleed / cleaned clutch
Cleaned Carburetors
Synchronized Carburetors
New , Less Rusty Tank Cleaned/ Derusted Tank (Acid Treatment)
Changed Airbox filter
Fixed Shifting issue, Grind Kickstand
Cut Windshield
Cleaned and repaired Fuel Sender
Repaired Clock
New Fuel Hoses
Recovered Seat
Fixed Right Mirror
Replaced Left Mirror
New Battery
Repaired Alternator/ Replaced regulator
Replaced Spark Plugs

I will get the valves checked this weekend which is basically the last mechanical issue. Put this off due to potential cost for tool and shims.
Including the registration I am in for $346 and the valves have a potential $200 cost though I am crossing my fingers.

Super fun bike to ride! I have a 09' BMW GSA 1200 and classic 74' R90/6 and I need to let one go soon for space/wife considerations.
Not sure which one is going to go.
I hope you add tires to that list..after 10 years I think they’d be suspect. Great bike!
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post #232 of 232 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by NurseBill View Post
My 1999 Trophy 900. It has 42k on it right now. I have the side cases, bag liners, factory cover. It was originally blue but some time in it's life it got painted green. The one bag decided to jump ship at 20 mph so it doesn't match as well.
looks just like my ‘97, which had the same amount of miles on it when I got it.
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