Yamaha SR500 Front Fork Assembly Cafe Brat Bobber

Made by Yamaha, this is a used front fork off of a SR500, circa 1978-1979. Comes with speedo drive and some axle spacers, front axle. Triple trees and fork legs. Customer was working on a Brat build. The chrome fork legs are needing new chrome. the fork is around 32 inches in length.

Rare 1974 Triumph T120V Bonneville 650 Unit Engine Block Case

This is one used engine case for Triumph 650. Made in 1974 while the factory was struggling with a labor dispute/strike. My research shows that only around 980 units were produced that year, this is one of the 980. This was purchased for a project 2.5 years ago and has been stored indoors. Please look at the picture to see the condition, note the other item in the one picture. It helps explain background and provenance of the case. The T120V was produced as a five speed, so it can handle 4 or 5 speed transmission. IMG_3476IMG_3477IMG_3478IMG_3479

Jims 120 Engine Failure Bad Maintenance 101

Re: redacted
2003 RoadKing
120 Jims Motor
In May of 2015 redacted presented to us his 2003 Road King. It was in poorly maintained condition as evidenced by the following initial points.
Multiple Noises
Horn rattle and wiring issue
Loose muffler with stretched clamp
other unknown noises
Redacted determined that a noise was coming from the primary and upon inspection he found an issue with the pinion shaft which was remedied by replacing the starter assembly.
No other noise was heard at this point. redacted had requested an oil change, when draining the oil, metal was found on the magnetic drain plug. This was documented and photographed and reported to redacted because it is not normal. After installing new oil the bike was test ridden, everything seemed fine.
When redacted picked up the bike, neither he nor Louis heard any noise coming from the engine. Within 5-10 minutes of riding redacted experienced both noise and performance issues. He limped the bike home and phone calls and emails were exchanged. redacted did not return the motorcycle for inspection or warranty.
Redacted states he trailered the RoadKing to Redacted Cycle Shop in redacted for a second opinion. Redacted states that redacted concluded that the engine had failed because there was no oil in the oil tank.
This triggered a need for further investigation as redacted is basically saying redacted forgot to put oil into the bike based on redacted report.
After several days of posturing it was agreed that the motor would be made available for inspection at my location.
On June 17th redacted presented the motor in a partially disassembled state, minus the oil filter, cylinder heads and rockers which are necessary for a complete inspection.
The pistons were both wet with oil and had not been cleaned. There was no sign of engine seizure or heat build up (discoloring / burning) The small end of the connecting rods were wet with oil and showed no signs of heat build up or discoloring. In particularly the rear rod as will become clear later in the report.
Cylinder bores and piston skirts showed signs of scuffing but not seizing, indicating lack of lubrication, poor oiling, and/or poor maintenance.
Redacted allowed me to further disassemble the motor and provided a small oil sample he had retrieved from the flywheel kidney sump. In his presence I overturned the motor and collected another approximate 8 ounces of new motor oil. We believe this oil will match the oil we installed.
The cam cover was removed from the motor and chunks of metal with more new oil came out into the pan. Three of the valve lifters were removed. The 4th ( front intake) could not be removed. The lifter had failed catastrophically and the “wheel” was no longer attached. The lifter is mushroomed and cannot be retrieved by normal means.
Pieces of the wheel show signs of very long term wear , this may have been diagnosed with a stethoscope when engine noise was suspected. When this lifter let go the engine noise would have increased and performance would have become an issue. With a closed intake valve the engine would continue to run only on the rear cylinder.
Further inspection of the oil pump reveals grooving and wear from metal particles on the feed side of the pump. The scavenger side of the pump was blocked from full operation by a large portion of lifter debris.   
While I would still like to see the oil filter, cylinder heads and rockers, my conclusion is that due to wear and improper maintenance the front intake lifter failed, the remaining damage is collateral. This engine did not seize up from lack of oil.
Even after the front cylinder stopped making power and the scavenger pump was restricted the rear cylinder continued to operate without seizing.
To my knowledge the techs at redacted Cycle have no way of knowing what happened to this motor as they failed to disassemble it completely. It is unclear what led to any decision not to look for the actual problem. It is also unclear as to how an estimate of costs to repair could be arrived at, which led to the purchase of a replacement motor.
In closing I will restate that this motorcycle was not returned to us for inspection or warranty. 


Tomos 70cc Big Bore 45mm Piston Kit A55 Streetmate Revival Sprint ST Targa LX

This company Step Two Upgrade is out of business but I have NOS (New Old Stock) inventory and am selling it priced to go!

Replacement piston 70cc Big Bore Piston Kit
Includes 45mm Piston, Rings, Pin, Circlips

Bore: 45mm
Pin Size/Diameter: 12mm
Height from Center of Pin to Top: 23mm
Total Height of Piston: 50mm
Ring Height: 1.5mm
Number of Rings: 1

Part Numbers on the boxes are:
This is being sold as a package we have:
one complete set all pieces, one set piston, ring and pin, one set piston and ring

Standard Piston 38mm Tomos A35 Moped

This company Step Two Upgrade is out of business but I have NOS (New Old Stock) inventory and am selling it priced to go!

Replacement piston for Tomos A35 38mm Standard piston kit
38mm std piston
12mm pin
2 clips
2 38 x 1.5mm rings

Part Numbers on the boxes are:
223-747223-747223-747 c223-747 a223-747 b

QuadBoss Solenoid Switch 49-5277 Fits Solenoid for Suzuki ATV replaces OEM 3180-4900

QuadBoss Manufacturer Part Number: 49-5277 Fits Solenoid for Suzuki ATV replaces OEM 3180-4900. This part is NOS from a closed shop and priced to sell.

Also fits:
LT 160 2003-2004
LT-F 160 1991-2001
LT-F 230 1986-1987
LT 230GE 1985-1986
LT 250EF 1985-1986
LT-F 250 1988-2001
LT-4WD 250 1987-1998
LT 300E 1987-1989
LT-F 300F KingQuad 1999-2002
LT-F 4WDX 300 KingQuad 1991-1998

Quad Boss Solenoid Switch
Designed to meet or exceed original equipment
Includes: Plated brackets and canisters to eliminate corrosion; Cadmium plated copper contact disc; Solid copper terminals; 100% copper windings; 100% OEM interchangeable
qb 49-5277

Suzuki Quad Runner Sport Rear Sprocket JT JTR1826.39. 39 Tooth

The following machines take this sprocket. Made from high carbon steel.
Suzuki ATV (When changing from stock 40 tooth to Smaller 39 tooth)
LT-Z400 K3,K4,K5,K6,K7,K8 Quadsport 03-08
LT-Z400 K3/K4/K5/K6/K7/K8 Quadsport USA04-08

Suzuki ATV (Stock 39 tooth)
LT-F160 K2,K3,K4 Quadrunner 02-04
LT-F160 M,N,P,R,S,T,V,W,X,Y,K1 91-01
LT-F160 M/N/P/R/S/T/V/W/X/Y/K1 USA91-01
LT160 E K/L/M/N/P Quadrunner 89-92
LT160 E-K/L/M/N USA89-92
LT250 S- K,L 89-90
LT250 S- K/L USA89-90