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Old 12-19-2009, 06:51 PM   #1
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Bit the bullet, bought a Honda

Because the good folks at Yamaha have more sense than to make purple scooters, and it is my youngest daughter's favorite color, I bought a 1990-something Honda Elite 50SR in a truly horrific purple color that she loves. It has less than 500 miles on it, and the previous owner was a likker sickle rider who parked it when he got his license back. The compression is good, it is complete, and there seems to be a lot of aftermarket performance options available to make it at least keep up with the Vino.

At least it's a 2 stroke.
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Old 12-19-2009, 08:48 PM   #2
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:11 PM   #3
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what did it set ya back... they go fer cheap around here (az)
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'94 Harley .... a blue one
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