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This guy has been trying to sell this bike for a while now. If I had the 500 bucks, I'd probably snag it...but I don't. But looking at this picture here I notice that the engine looks quite a bit different than mine on the rear. It looks like a different cam chain assembly which means....under recall?! If that's the case, then getting 500 bucks to buy it would be a great idea, because whoever did it would get an engine rebuilt by Honda for free. I know that by posting it here I'm diminishing my chances at buying it, but meh, I really won't have 500 bucks to blow for a good little while.





Edit: Wow, I really noobed up. Yeah, that's the front of the engine I was looking at. Derp. I thought that the clutch assembly was the flywheel, and then just went with it. I couldn't tell the difference with the blur.
 

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This guy has been trying to sell this bike for a while now. If I had the 500 bucks, I'd probably snag it...but I don't. But looking at this picture here I notice that the engine looks quite a bit different than mine on the rear. It looks like a different cam chain assembly which means....pre recall?! If that's the case, then getting 500 bucks to buy it would be a great idea, because whoever did it would get an engine rebuilt by Honda for free. I know that by posting it here I'm diminishing my chances at buying it, but meh, I really won't have 500 bucks to blow for a good little while.


Ummm, that picture shows the front of the engine. You are looking at the clutch and the chain driven oil pump.
 

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This guy has been trying to sell this bike for a while now. If I had the 500 bucks, I'd probably snag it...but I don't. But looking at this picture here I notice that the engine looks quite a bit different than mine on the rear. It looks like a different cam chain assembly which means....pre recall?! If that's the case, then getting 500 bucks to buy it would be a great idea, because whoever did it would get an engine rebuilt by Honda for free. I know that by posting it here I'm diminishing my chances at buying it, but meh, I really won't have 500 bucks to blow for a good little while.
mm,there is no such thing as pre-recall.recall was done on the models that came off the production line first.drag them back,do the work,on you went
1978 was the year
 

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I looked at the pics, the ad description/wording and the surroundings. Much deep thought.



I think PARTS. $500 is a lot for parts.... a least around here. I'll bet there is a lot missing. I think the engine has had a Budweiser fueled overhaul.



I'd have terrible "Buyer's Remorse" at $500. $200 or MAYBE a bit more..... not so bad.



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I looked at the pics, the ad description/wording and the surroundings. Much deep thought.



I think PARTS. $500 is a lot for parts.... a least around here. I'll bet there is a lot missing. I think the engine has had a Budweiser fueled overhaul.



I'd have terrible "Buyer's Remorse" at $500. $200 or MAYBE a bit more..... not so bad.



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This guy has been trying to sell this bike for a while now. If I had the 500 bucks, I'd probably snag it...but I don't. But looking at this picture here I notice that the engine looks quite a bit different than mine on the rear. It looks like a different cam chain assembly which means....pre recall?! If that's the case, then getting 500 bucks to buy it would be a great idea, because whoever

did it would get an engine rebuilt by Honda for free. I know that by posting it here I'm diminishing my chances at buying it, but meh, I really won't have 500 bucks to blow for a good little while.


I don't think Honda would do the recall work for you today
 

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Wow, I'm an idiot. You're right, that is the front. I mistook the clutch for the flywheel, and with how blurry the picture was, I went with it. Derp.



Also, sorry for the wording
. I meant "under recall." Editing it now.



Yeah, 500 bucks is a little steep, but I could probably work him down more. He's been trying to sell this for months now, he started at 1500 about three months ago. If the engine is 100% complete, and if he really did replace everything like he said, then it may be worth it. Maybe.



Phil, there was a member on here that had the work done just a few weeks or months ago. Alabama guy or something. The recall is still in effect, but some of the shops might give you a hard time to get it done.
 
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