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Clean R5 in Detroit area
« on: April 18, 2017, 10:53:11 AM »
Very little rust or oxidation. Looks like a good rider or restoration candidate.   http://www.ebay.com/itm/1971-Yamaha-Other-/152514823070?hash=item238297839e:g:pg0AAOSww3tY6A-0&vxp=mtr

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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2017, 01:52:43 PM »
Wait a minute, am I seeing two ignition switches, or is it just the whiskey making me see double?

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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2017, 01:57:34 PM »
no.. youre right. what is this magical hackery we have here??



 
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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2017, 02:23:53 PM »
Well, it is Detroit. Maybe its a dummy ignition to confuse thieves.

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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2017, 04:13:27 PM »
A very clean and pretty example even if it does have two ignition switches. Just for grins and giggles, someone needs to ask him about that....  :laugh:
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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2017, 06:04:09 PM »
A very clean and pretty example even if it does have two ignition switches. Just for grins and giggles, someone needs to ask him about that....  :laugh:
I sent a message asking why, I'm curious too.

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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2017, 07:46:33 PM »
Reminds me of Homer driving Mr Burns car, had 6 or 7 ignitions to cut off.

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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2017, 10:22:21 AM »
Let us know what you come up with. The switch in the OE spot does looks kinda jiggered up...

I sent a message asking why, I'm curious too.

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Re: Clean R5 in Detroit area
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2017, 07:21:17 AM »
Seller would not respond to my question, it sold for $2000. Looks like this will be filed under unsolved mysteries.