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Author Topic: What say ye? Money pit, but what else?  (Read 734 times)

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What say ye? Money pit, but what else?
« on: March 19, 2010, 01:47:42 PM »
Ok ,  here is this listing on ebay...


What do ya'll think its worth?    Its only a 250cc so I am not that interested but...  Now if it was a twin..... 
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Re: What say ye? Money pit, but what else?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2010, 03:57:30 PM »
Yes, any basket case is a money pit.

However, the Crusader is a cute little bike, an they look nice.

One thing that you might not know, is that with some judicious bending of the front down-tube of the frame, a KS Bullet engine will go in there. I've read that some guys in the UK have done that, and they bend the down-tube a little, and then weld in a brace up by the steering head tube to support the angle, and the Bullet engine then fits.

It's a lighter frame, and some people like that for racing performance.
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Re: What say ye? Money pit, but what else?
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2010, 06:42:01 PM »
It might be a fine parts bike , if you had 3 of them to make one.
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Re: What say ye? Money pit, but what else?
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2010, 10:36:32 PM »
  If all the tin was in good shape it would be worth that for them, but the tank sounds shot.  Could make an interesting driveway silhouette for the RE enthusiast.
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Re: What say ye? Money pit, but what else?
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2010, 01:46:22 PM »
Money pit, but probably a fun one.
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