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Hi there. While the title is the gist of it, I am looking for a first bike and found this listing:
https://annarbor.craigslist.org/mcy/d/cx/6560347761.html
I'm wondering whether or not this is a decent price for a bike like this. I have been in contact with the owner and learned of a few things not in the listing.
1. One of the carbs over fills with gas and will need to be cleaned/adjusted.
2. The tires are "great."
Other items of note: 13000 miles, engine rebuilt last year due to worn camshaft and rockers.
Thanks!
 

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Likely that the float is just stuck from sitting on the side stand over extended storage.
If the date code on the tires is more than 5 years you will want to replace them.
Price is acceptable.
 

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The story about the worn cam shaft and rockers bothers me.
This was probably caused by poor oiling on the top end.
Then i wonder about the rest of the engine and what condition
the crank bearings are in.
 

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Likely that the float is just stuck from sitting on the side stand over extended storage.
If the date code on the tires is more than 5 years you will want to replace them.
Price is acceptable.
I had a stuck float. Someone here suggested rapping the carburators with the handle end of a screw driver. I did that and heard a *PING!* on the stuck side. Fix it! It is the reason it hadn't been started for a couple years.

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