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Old 07-17-2013, 01:35 PM   #1
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Thinking to buy Honda Trail 90

I already have two scooters, Vespa GTS300 and Suzuki FA50. The 300 is really fast and the 50 is really slow...And I want something in between.

Found a really clean one from 1979 for $1700



Any ideas?



And here is my other two

The black one is mine


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Old 07-17-2013, 11:15 PM   #2
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I see them from 700 to 1400 most times. 1700 seem high unless the guy upgraded something , replaced parts like clutch etc seems high. 79 will be six volt . Try to find an 81 or 82 ? onwards becasue there 12 volts , no points etc. 1700 for a 12 volt one maybe , six volt which you might have to dump cash into no. Most are under 5000 miles with 1 to 2 thousand miles being common due to sitting around except for a week to of use every years or so.
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:56 AM   #3
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Hate to burst your bubble, all CT's are 6V in the states, they just went to CDI from points. The 80 doesn't have the 2spd trans, high/low range.
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:28 PM   #4
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Hate to burst your bubble, all CT's are 6V in the states, they just went to CDI from points. The 80 doesn't have the 2spd trans, high/low range.
What about Canada? Were any 12v here?


Op, it looks nice. Where is it?

I'm looking at a 1982 ct110 here on Saturday with 1500km
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:32 PM   #5
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Well thats strange becasue I ve been told 12 volt and also thats what Wiki says to . Whom knows , I just repeating what I ve read and been told .
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:25 AM   #6
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That looks brand new, clean and shiny. You don't see many like that. You can get them a lot cheaper, but they are usually pretty well thrashed, dirty, paint all faded and scratched up, seat rotted, etc. These have become semi collectible in the U.S., and sellers know what they are worth. And all parts are still available. They are a very unique ride these days. And what will $1700 get you new? I would pay $1700 for that, if I just happened to have it laying around, and definitely if I were seriously looking for one. But I have to many bikes already.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:19 AM   #7
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Don't know about Canada. Here's a link with lots of info on all years of CT's. Click on Gallery and you'll see pictures and any changes made in that year. Good read if shopping a CT
http://ct90-ct110.com/
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:19 PM   #8
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I have a '79 CT90 with under 600 miles that has always slept in a garage. I can start it on the first kick just using my hand. They are awesome scooters! If you get it you will love it!
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:30 PM   #9
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I have an 81 (6 volt) 110 that has 1200 miles on it. I paid 1100.00 for it. They are fun to cruise around on but most of the time it just sets.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:43 AM   #10
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Yes. US was all 6 volt. I have an 84 i bought in good shape for $1200. Sticking about $300 in upgrades before im off to Colorado.
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