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1978 Yamaha SR500

Henderson, Nevada, 890**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 3250

 NO RESERVE AUCTION Selling this nice original 1978 Yamaha SR500 for a friend. *Please study all 64 high resolution photos and watch the video before bidding *This SR500 has low miles (8, 369) and was stored inside most of it??s life. It even still wears it??s original Bridgestone ??Mag Mopus?? tires (very dry rotted). It has good compression, starts easily (kick start only), idles smooth, and runs great. It shifts through the gears and brakes work. The only part that??s not original... more

1978 Honda CB

Miami, Florida, 331**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 5000

1978 Honda CB750F. A low mile original survivor in excellent condition that has been maintained and stored properly It runs and drives as it should with no issues. The original air box is included.
As soon as your offer is accepted please send your name, number and email immediately so I can contact you with account details as well as pickup details etc etc
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1978 Kawasaki Z1R

West Palm Beach, Florida, 334**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 9500

1978 Kawasaki Z1R
Matching number bike
Brand new rear tire
Bodywork paint is in fair condition but not perfect
Gas tank should be cleaned and possibly coated
The entire engine has had the original black paint removed but this is a matching number engine and frame bike
This bike could easily be brought back to original condition
The following OEM parts are missing:
- Air cleaner assembly
- Tool kit and tool box
- Petcock
- Exhaust system
- Under the seat ... more

1978 Honda Mini Trail Z50

Old Greenwich, Connecticut, 068**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 8000

The Bumble Bee theme started from a miscommunication. You canimagine my surprise when opening the box from the powder coating company, tofind yellow center cases and heads. The powder coating company paints Harleymotors and does exceptional work. I made the mistake of mixing parts fromanother yellow bike into the same box when I shipped numerous parts to painter This is what I have come up with
About me: I bought my first Z50 in 1971, I have spent a lifetime on little Hondas. I am / was a ... more

1978 Triumph TT Custom

West Hollywood, California, 900**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 18000

1978 Triumph TT Custom" Mechanic Resurrection" Movie Used and Celebrity Owned .
Originally conceived for the 1963 model year, by west coast distributor Bill Johnson of Johnson Motors
The TT was a high-performance, factory race bike, stripped down and performance-tuned to fill the niche markets of off-road racing.
This particular bike is a tribute to that definitive desert sled. At its heart is a T140V, 750cc twin with 5-speed gearbox
The bike was built up to mimic the '66 TT ... more

1978 Moto Guzzi 850 LeMans

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, 530**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 20900

Throttlestop | Consignment Dealer & Motorcycle Museum (920)-876-2277 info@throttlestop com 1978 Moto Guzzi
850 LeMans
Stock # 6514 Engine 844cc Transmission Unknown Mileage 23, 031 VIN VE76514 Exterior Moto Guzzi White Interior Unknown Completely restored by a west coast expert... more

1978 Suzuki JR50

Cheswick, Pennsylvania, 150**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 8750

 (866) 717-9171(866) 717-9171 Visit eBay Store 123456789of9 Full size photos Full size photos 1978 Suzuki JR50 ... more

1978 Honda CB

Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut, 060**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 8950

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1978 Honda CB750K
??Candy Alpha Red??
A Gorgeous Stunner
A Rare Mint Original InShowroom Condition
Looks, Sounds & Runs LikeBrand New
Collector Owned ... more

1978 Yamaha XS

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 4000

1978 Yamaha XS1100 Standard, with no reserve!
Nice example of the first of the XS1100 Superbikes, runs and rides great, sound nice!
Original drivetrain, VIN number matches on engine, frame, title
Condition;Carbs rebuilt and synchedPetcocks rebuiltNew fuel lineBrakes gone thruTires only have a few hundred miles New plugsNew flasher relayOil and filter changeNew paint and pinstripes Period correct Racers Choice four into one exhaust, sounds nice!Orig. Yamaha luggage rack / back ... more

1978 Honda CR

Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut, 060**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 2499

1978 HONDA Elsinore #1244 Good Core Bike 125cc NEEDS RESTORATION + TRANSMISSION \u0026 CARB
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1978 Honda CR125M
Good Core bike
Highly Collectible Classic
For Parts or Restoration
Runs But Needs Carb & Transmission Rebuild
Sold As-Is
Please Call Us at 860-454-7024 M-F With Any Questions
Classic Honda Lightweight 2 Stroke ... more

1978 Suzuki GS1000

Tarpon Springs, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 9500

GS1000 American Turbo Pack Suzuki build
Ray Jay turbo, 4 into-1 pipes, drilled discs, aluminum swingarm, adjustable waste gate, heavy valve springs, welded crank, Bendex carb, 4 into 1 manifold, lester mags, electric fuel pump, methanol injection, boost gage, handle-bar steering limiters. Magura clip-ons included for racing

5400 miles on rebuild. 7668 original miles on motor.

Paint is ok, rest of bike is great

Understand this bike is very fast recommend casual ... more

1978 Honda CB

Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut, 060**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 6500

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1978 Honda CB550K Four
A Rare & Mint Original Paint Survivor
An Investment Quality Classic With TheFactory Exhaust System Present
Factory Paint Shows Excellent
CleanTitle In Hand
Freshly Serviced, Tuned & Detailed by Kaplan Cycles
With 24 Hours of Shop Labor and Detailing ... more

1978 Kawasaki KZ650B

Wadsworth, Ohio, 442**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 1500

34219 Miles
Frame# KZ650B-509216
Engine# KZ650BE062253
We bought this bike earlier this summer and are just now getting to it
We replaced the starter clutch, so many gaskets have been replaced,
tires are good, new rubber plug in headlamp, it has a decent Kerker header.
Not original paint, there is a crack on tail section as shown. Original tool kit and manual,
new seat cover, new battery, carburetor clean, new handlebar switches, new grips new ... more

1978 Kawasaki KZ 200a

New Lebanon, Ohio, 453**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 1200

Kawasaki 200A
1600 original miles
Neat little collector bike
Everything works
Runs and rides
Engine does not smoke
New battery
Inside gas tank looks excellent
Service manual
Clear title
Please full payment 3 days
Venmo, Zelle, cash app. No PayPal
Happy to help with shipping if needed
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1978 Kawasaki Z1R

West Palm Beach, Florida, 334**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 18500

1978 Kawasaki Z1R - Pro Street
1327cc MTC Big Block with 80mm MTC pistons Low compression - 8 5:1 Stage 1 ported head 460 / 435 cams (shim under buckets)Liska gears Welded big pin 900 crank Backcut transmission VIN #: KZT00D008115 Case #: KZT00DE008131Real Z1RCorrect tank, fender and side covers Custom seat36mm Mikuni flat slides with aluminum velocity stacks Star Racing pro street 4 into 1 header Custom Kosman widened 18?? Z1R rear wheel D&G chromoly 6 over custom swingarm Inside of tank... more

1978 Honda CB

Long Beach, California, 908**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 7000

1978 Honda CB750 with 836 kit cafe racer with rebuilt motor and transmission, less than 550 miles since finished, kickstart only, new custom wiring and voltage regulator, stainless into 1 exhaust headers, shaved valve covers with custom inspection caps, oil gauge, new petcock, brand new Mikuni RS-34s carburetors, new Uni foam filters, new front brake caliper and pad, Aprillia brake and clutch levers with new reservoir, new clutch cable, new front brake cable, new RPM cable and speedo cable, ... more

1978 Yamaha Other (SR500)

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 726**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 3000

Yamaha SR500. Yamaha Other Brat-style
1978 Yamaha SR500, Brat-styleThe engine was bored out when it was rebuilt elevating the compression ratio to 9 5:1. It still runs regular pump gas, though it thrives on premium fuel. Only 390 miles on this beast. Non-ethanol only.
Everything works. New tires, new battery, headlight (high / low) turn signals, horn, brake light
The bike boasts a predominantly black color scheme that gives it a timeless look. The dual-paint scheme gas tank, ... more

1978 Benelli SEI 750

Oakland, Michigan, 483**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 7600

1978 Benelli SEI 750 - need restoration
engine turns over and has compression, shifts gears, brakes are free but need attention, clutch works, tank is clean
As is! Paper work clean, no key
If you have any question please ask, I can send more pictures if needed
Here short walk around video: https: / / youtu be / H2CYKPMt2dY
If needed can help with shipping.
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1978 Kawasaki Z1R

Grand Mound, Iowa, 527**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$ 16500

Relisted?? Turely a good piece. Been in the business for 41yr and one of the nicest redo around. Not sure what??s wrong with selling on eBay?? this would bring well into the 20s at Mecum etc .Restored from ground up. Motor from top to bottom has been rebuilt. Tank set has been repainted. All parts used were Oem and not repop. Bike has been started and gone through a few heat cycles. Been in a Kawasaki museum for the last 6yrs since the restoration. Only thing aftermarket is the muffler. Motor ... more

Yamaha TT500E 1978 Motorcycle

Bideford, EX39***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2800

This classic Yamaha TT500E motorcycle is a true gem for any motorcycle enthusiast. With its powerful 500cc engine and manual transmission, it offers a thrilling ride for both on and off-road adventures. The vibrant yellow colour and kick start feature add to its vintage appeal, while the chain drive ensures a reliable performance. Built in 1978, this motorcycle has stood the test of time and is still a popular choice among Enduro and Supermoto fans. It runs on petrol and has a capacity of 375 to... more

suzuki gs750 1978 RAT BIKE / chopper potential

Glasgow, G40***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 1499

Suzuki GS 750 1978One of first Suzuki fourstrokes Has both electric and a kick start Bike is a project, as per pictures. Frame original not been cut in any way. Was running and riding, but has been laid up for more than a year - now will start but struggles to idle. Believe this is due to bad earth somewhere, as initially there was no spark, now it is weak spark.
Seat professionally redone and is possibly the best bit on the bike Rest is rat-look as it was meant to be. Brand new exhaust ... more

Honda CB750A Hondamatic 1978

Measham, Derbyshire, DE12***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2550

US Import not registered as yet although not a problem if it's a deal breaker (no charge if asking price is paid) NOVA & dating cert in my possesion , when registered it will be classed as Historic so no MOT or Road Tax .
Can't say if mileage is correct , looks good from most angles , usual exhaust rotted out , foil bandage repair with heat sheilds to hide .
Carbs ultrasonically cleaned , float height not quite right , set to earlier model spec by mistake , takes a few turns on full ... more

1978 Road legal Suzuki Beamish RL 250 Classic trials twin shock 2 stroke RL250

Shropshire, CW3***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2395

1978 Suzuki Beamish RL 250. Classic 2 stroke twinshock trials, Whitehawk frame Road registered with v5c logbook. Lovely bike, it even still has the original Whitehawk sticker on frame, so you can see it??s had a very easy life and as such is in great condition. Starts easily and runs nicely. Newer parts include tyres, shocks and plastics Trade sale. See pictures for an idea of condition. Any questions, please ask. Local drop off may be possible.... more

1978 ktm mc5 400 twinshock

Pontypool, NP4***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 3600

1978 ktm 400 Motor had full rebuild a few years back has only done a few meetings since. Frame and bearings were done and painted. All runs and selects as it should. A nice bike ready for the season ahead. Not ridden so regrettably up for sale. Collection only. Bank draught, PayPal etc. Thanks for looking. 07817 258875... more

Yamaha RD250 air cooled twin 2 stroke 1978 barn find motocross trail farm bike

Crediton, EX17***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 600

Yamaha RD 250 motorcycle 1978 2R8 unfortunately converted to a motocross trail farm bike many years ago matching serial numbers on frame and engine. Starts and runs fine brakes work all gears engage twin carb air-cooled 2 stroke engine sounds awesome good for restoration or spares . NO Paperwork .collection only.... more

1978 Honda CB550K Unregistered US Import Barn Find Classic Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2000

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kawasaki z 650 b 1978


£ 5495

Historic vehicle registered i have owned it since 2015 during which time it has had a top end rebuild. A couple of valves and stem seals and cam chain. Bike has had carb rebuild but could be set up a bit better than i have managed. A new full stainless exhaust 4 in to 2 ,new tyres new regulator rectifier new coils, Dyna electronic ignition, new tyres. Has had a paint job not perfect but looks ok. starts runs and drives not a show queen but a good usable classic has been converted to twin disc at... more

Honda Cb750a Hondamatic 1978

Doncaster, DN5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 3500

The bike is in excellent original condition it has been recomitiond after being dry stored for many years. Major items renewed are quality tubeless tyres. Drive chain. Carburettor refurb. New battery. Plugs points oils filters. Fork oil. Brakes. Absolutely everything has been checked. MOT and Tax exempt but I have had it tasted for peace of mind. The bike is running lovely and very reliable... more

1978 Honda CM185T Unregistered US Import Barn Find Classic Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 1000

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1978 Honda GL1000 Gold Wing Unregistered US Import Classic Running Restoration

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2200

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Suzuki PE250C 1978 UK bike from new very good original condition

Measham, DE12***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2950

For sale my long ownership Suzuki PE250C from 1978 .
I had this bike many years & it has been used for Twin shock MX & Vinduro whilst in my ownership .
From recollection it is still on a std bore & piston ! .
Mostly original apart from shocks & the forks are from a 79 N model , the shocks a reasonably newwith very little use , probably not great for full on competition but sound enough for Green lanes etc .
All the consumable components tyres , brakes & chain etc ... more

1978 Kawasaki KZ650B2 Unregistered US Import Classic Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2000

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1978 Kawasaki KZ1000A Unregistered US Import Classic Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 5000

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1978 Honda CB750K Four Unregistered US Import Classic Running Restoration Proj

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 4000

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1978 Maico 250

Newtownards, BT23***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2750

1978 250 maico Lovely little machine Mint frame and swingarm many new and nos parts . Fresh restore . Nice tank . Very nice original pipe and alloy silencer Rebuilt motor . Bing carb . New top end . Rebore and 1st oversize piston . Good aluminium hubs solid straight wheels . Fresh shocks . Forks in good condition Set up and ready to go Transport to Scotland / mainland easy arranged .Bike close to Belfast 07423565480 Any questions answered
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1978 Suzuki GT250 X7 250 Classic Motorcycle


£ 1500

1978 Suzuki X7. This is a running project with 3 keys. Bike is a running project and is an import with kmh speedo. Has V5 and registered as historic so no tax or mot. Seat has a crude repair but could be repaired by a decent upholsterer Pipes and rear indicators have been painted black, but this could be repaired. Restore or run it as it is like we did back in the day. Cash or bank transfer on collection. Delivery might be possible. Any questions please feel free to message. Happy bidding.... more

1978 Honda CX500 Unregistered US Import Barn Find Classic Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 1500

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Yamaha XS650 1978 Restoration Project Barn Find cafe Tracker

Leamington Spa, CV33***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 450

Hello & welcome to our auction for this 1978 Yamaha XS650 As you can see from the pictures the bike is sold as a full restoration project The engine is unfortunately seized Matching frame & engine numbers This will be a great use of spares or a great candidate for a tracker, cafe racer build The brakes are seized so tricky to move
Please study the pictures carefully to be sure what you are bidding on
If you require any further information, then please email or call 01789 ... more

kawasaki KE100 1978

High Wycombe, HP12***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2500

Lovely little bike, video of it running in with the pictures
Mot and tax exempt, insurance cost me £60 last year.
Collection from High Wycombe or I may be able to deliver locally.
Thanks Jamie 07769 353333
I won??t be giving out my address so scammers don??t bother, I will meet you at my place of work with the motorcycle. No test rides. Sorry to have to write this but there is so many idiots about.... more


Redditch, B96***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 1995

1978 HONDA XL250 4 STROKEThis is a cracking machine, starts and runs perfect, starts first or second kick every time, engine sounds great, no untoward noises whatsoever, gearbox is perfect selects all gears with ease. Very original bike, will tidy up well! Will need a rear silencer. Never been refurbished in any way, still has all the original stickers on the frame and swingarm etc. Great little winter winter hack. As with all our bikes it's recommended that you go through the bike and ... more

1978 Kawasaki KZ1000A Unregistered US Import Classic Running Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 6500

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yamaha rd250dx 1978 sreg


£ 2000

this is my rd250 1978 sreg been off road 13years just spent 2500 on parts paint and labour still needs little work nothing to shout about new seat cover fitted its a runner matching numbers its a nice looking thing not mint so look at photos ive got v5 in my name part ex for lc or gt380 plus 800 in cash on sale elswhere so can end auction anytime tel ian 07881695722 low miles thanks for looking OR ... more


Shipley, BD17***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 5995

Moto Villa 350cc 1977 Classic Moto Cross / Scrambler, such a fine example of this very rare classic Italian Scrambler
Built byFrancesco Villa from the famous racing family (brother Walter Villa) , the history of there family and racing bikes is fascinating and worth a read, so for one of his bikes to come up for sale is not an everyday occasion
Fitting with a near perfect Alloy tank from new , the bike is in lovely condition and would grace anyones collection Any questions please feel ... more

1978 XS650 277deg Rephased Engine

Corby Glen, NG33***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 4000

1978 XS650 US import now UK registered. (Tax and MOT free)
Frame, swinging arm and wheels stripped and powder coated ( frame has non essential brackets and lugs removed)
Engine fully rebuilt with ??Smed Speed ?? 277 degree rephased Crank and new one piece cam
New cam chain and seals etc
Powerdynamo 277 degree Alternator System and Ignition
Heiden Tuning oil filter / cooler
Heiden Tuning engine breather
Mikuni Flatslide Carbs with DNA filters
New chain and ... more

Honda CR250R 1978 Red Rocket


£ 5895

Honda CR250R 1978 Red Rocket
Fresco exhaust, 38mm carb (still have the original), Mitaka Billet clutch basket Alloy engine plates & head steady43mm forks with air bleed valves & PDE fork tops, Works Performance rear shocks (used once after rebuild)Gold Excel Rims & stainless spokes Twin leading shoe front brake Wide foot pegs. (Early CRF)Aluminium gear lever with foldable end Genuine Honda twist grip assembly (CR250R7)Quick adjustable clutch & front brake levers
From 2013 ... more

1978 Kawasaki KZ650D SR Unregistered US Import Classic Running Restoration Proj

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 2200

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1978 Honda GL1000 Goldwing Unregistered US Import Classic Stunning Running Bike

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 3000

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1978 Triumph T140E 750 Bonneville Unregistered US Import Classic Restoration

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 3800

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suzuki gt250c 1978

Norwich, Kirby Bedon, Norfolk, NR14***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 6495

heres my suzuki gt250c full nut and bolt resoration by the previous owner over 6 years he did a fantastic job the c model is getting rare now as its the last model before the x7 i purchased the bike recently but due to an ongoing injury im finding it diffuclt to ride i enjoy just looking at at tho , its a real spotless beauty it rides beautifully needs no work correct colour and all oem parts used these are only going one way so grab a true classic mot and tax exempt ready to ride or just ... more

1978 Honda CB750K Unregistered US Import Classic Running Restoration Project

Stoke 0n Trent, England, ST5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£ 4000

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