1979 Yamaha XT

Yamaha XT 1979 technical specifications

Condition: Used
Item location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Make: Yamaha
Model: XT
SubModel: 500
Type: Dual-Purpose
Year: 1979
Mileage: 16,117
Engine size: 500
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Current and valid CA registration good till August 2016, itle in hand.

The engine runs and idles well. It goes through all 5 gears . The tank has no dents, he paint and decals are original and has a nice patina with small paint chips here and there (see photos for condition). The rear fender appears to be original and shows age, ith a few dents, crapes, nd scratches. It has two small holes from where the previous owner bolted a fender pack to it (see photos). The front fender is an older aftermarket part. The blinkers are all there but not all functioning, nd one rear blinker mount is cracked (see photos). It is missing the rear footpegs. The handlebar switches are original and work, lthough the horn button is missing.

the original toolkit, anual, nd key are included in the sale. I will also ship any misc. maintenance parts, oints, ilters etc. and mirrors (not original).

Valves, arb, nd timing were recently adjusted, ecent oil change, rand new yuasa battery

recent work and recent parts include:

  • rebuilt fork
  • rebuilt supertrapp
  • Mikuni TM flat slide carb
  • seals at carb/head location
  • clutch cable
  • throttle cable
  • petcock
  • grips
  • front DOT 60/40 tire and tube
  • battery
  • rear DOT 60/40 tire and tube
  • speedometer seals
  • front brake shoes
  • k&n air filter
I will assist with shipping.

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