Thread: Yamaha XV920
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Old 03-06-2012, 07:01 PM   #153
vernon dent
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Originally Posted by axis power View Post
always had a hard on for one of these don't ask me why. one popped up a couple of weeks ago in michigan about 20 miles from my son's house.
4,000 miles, from the sellers description, is 100% running, riding, cosmetically beautiful. went back and forth on price, agreed on $1500.00. picking it up in two weeks.

picked the bike up last week. very nice cosmetically, only a little fade on the right side cover and a few scratches on the mufflers.
headlight in-op, front cylinder has a knock that seems to come and go. runs, rides, shifts, stops. ended up buying it for $1100.00.
is it just me or did yamaha design this bike as their take on a modernized black shadow (big v twin, hidden rear suspension, swingarm mounted rear fender, big ass headlight, etc)?

I only ride 'em. I don't know what makes 'em work.
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