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Yamaha Beluga 1983 (CV80) - Selling as is: Weekend Project - $800 (Toronto)

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1983 Yamaha Beluga 1983 (CV80)

VIN: JYA14M002EA101148
condition: fair
engine displacement (CC): 50
fuel: gas
odometer: 11881
paint color: red
transmission: automatic
type: scooter

This is a weekend project for the mechanically inclined.

In it's current state it is not working. So this is for the mechanic in you looking for a weekend
project.

Pros:
The motor (when it works) has a lot of power. It will go 60-70km/h on flat land (in no time),
35-50km/h uphill (depending on the momentum you gain getting there) and 70-75km/h downhill (but
I only took it that far once because I'm a pansy)
-Has a large back cargo rack to carry your stuff on
-Front and back lights are working
-Kick start works (great "compression" according to a mechanic)
-both rear and front breaks are in working condition (although maybe a little stiff)
-When I did ride it (back in 2015) and it was reaching 60-70 km/h I found that the steering and the breaks where reliable (not amazing, but reliable)
-Speedometer and fuel gage are functional

Cons:
-Missing right rear view mirror
-Other parts of the electrical do not work: electrical ignition and left and right turn signals have never worked during my ownership
You have to start it in it's current condition with the kick start.
-Front part of plastic cover is busted and taped up with red duct tape. Not very attractive (you can see in one of the pictures)
-Overall apperance honesty looks like S&*T: More suited for a cottage.
-Throttle works but a little stiff.
-The battery is probably dead...
-To be redundant: It does not work at the moment. The kick start won't even bring it alive.
Probably because it's been sitting in storage since 2015...

The very last time I rode it (back in 2015) the motor was running but it wouldn't go past 30 km/h.
A mechanic suggested to me over the phone that the belt just needs replacing but now that I have
more experience with scooters, I believe it is because I was driving it at the end of fall season and never bothered to let motor warm up from the temperature getting so cold (because I bought it in
the summer and never knew about warming up the motor - but then again maybe I'm wrong.) I
go fed up, stored it heated storage space since 2015 and have been busy with other things since then
No parts have been taken out of vehicle. The motor is in one piece. It just needs A LOT of maintenance and TLC.
Long story short: The key reason you would want this vehicle is for it's power: she goes real fast
real quick when she's working and also it's cool 1980's vintage look/shape. The downfall are the
many hours you're going to have to put in to get her back to normal.

This is as thorough and honest as I can be.

Comes with:
-Ownership papers
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7018831764

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