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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-12-2012, 11:00 PM Thread Starter
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Outside chance I may need a starter

Just what the title says..

Looking at a bike on Sunday... If I buy it I'll need a starter.. PM if any of you guys have one for sale.

Much Appreciated

Thanks!

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Changed Final Drive Fluid
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Vn900 Seat Mod w/ Honda 1100 Backrest
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-12-2012, 11:06 PM
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Got one!

04-3,200 miles bought July 2011 with 928 miles. Loaded with acessories to many to list here, see my albums for more details! I also make a custom tank bib specific for the 750 if anyone is interested, ck my albums for some pics.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-13-2012, 04:10 AM
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on a cheaper not.. get the rebuild kit off of eBay.. the starter motor is very simple to rebuild... I personally don't have much luck rebuilding starters and alternators, but I decided to try it.. figured what the heck at 30 bucks, if nothing else i would learn what the starter is made up of.. well 20 minutes later it was back together working just like new (on and off bike time included). So what I am trying to say is.. rebuilding it is super easy.

Here is the same kit I used... for 25 bucks.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-13-2012, 08:27 AM
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2x on that! I rebuilt mine as well. Fairly easy to do. Plus if you go with the rebuild you know it's good to go!
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I just rebuilt my cx starter last night, took ten minutes.
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I have a good one I will sell for $30 shipped if you are still looking.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-16-2012, 12:11 AM
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He's got it covered

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Originally Posted by MaDeInSin View Post
You guys are totally right.. This is def one of those cases when you see a couple walking through the mall and you think to yourself... "What the hell is SHE doing with him"... I could give you some ideas but this forum is G rated lol

No Seriously.. The guy with the bike pissed me off... For days I have been talking with him.. reassuring him... dealing with him.. and I told him I was proposing Sat night... Guess who text me 3 times DURING my proposal trying to get more money after we had already agreed on a price??????

The more I thought about it the more it irritated me.. I don't need the bike... he obviously needed the money.. So I walked away. It was a matter of respect for my lady.. and her special evening.. and he showed none.

All that being coupled with some good advice from some good friends here on the forum.. Just wasnt the right deal for me. Thanks Everyone.

I attached a pic of my lady.. she was actually calling her mom to tell her the news in this picture :-) Enjoy!
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