Anyone here have a honda C70 passport

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by da 919_ster, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. da 919_ster

    da 919_ster Banned

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    I got an 81 passport. thing was cool. three speed transmission. did about 50 mph. took my roadtest on it!
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  2. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    I've got the exact same year, a red one. I bought it for my oldest daughter when she was ten. I put 22 miles on it one Saturday running around looking at yard sales. It's a bit small for me though. It won't do nearly 50 with me on it. Maybe 40 and that's pushing it. My youngest daughter is seven and she'll be riding it soon, not yet though.
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  3. Jack Daniel

    Jack Daniel See Ya At The Swamp

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    It's amazing how much those little bikes sell for to the RV crowd. For one is decent shape you can easily get a grand if not $1200.
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  4. da 919_ster

    da 919_ster Banned

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    mines in a bit of rough shape. had to tape up the plastic around the handlebar cos it was cracked and the header pipe pops out of the exhaust manifold. Too much riding it in the field. I would hit a little over 50 if i was going downhill. lol
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  5. ysr612

    ysr612 Long timer

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    I can only get about 47mph out of mine but the my kid got 55 out of it.

    here is a picture of it from 2002.

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    Ps that little thing tossed my kid about 10 feet in the air he was drawing a happy face with the rear wheel in the paddock and he highsided it.
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  6. richc

    richc Long timer

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    I had one who wanted to race me the other day - I declined, knowing his 70cc would kick my 49cc ass.
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  7. ysr612

    ysr612 Long timer

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    not off the line but top end for sure off the line it would be close up to about 30mph.
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  8. da 919_ster

    da 919_ster Banned

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    mine is red. don't have any picks but a lot of memories on it.
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  9. kumori

    kumori Adventurer

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    Here's mine:

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    Tops out at around 40+mph. Have been restoring it for a few years now. Just got my motorcycle license a few weeks ago (after taking the MSF class) and my insurance kicks in in two days. Need to get it registered and inspected. It's lots of fun, I plan to attach my GPS and do some geocaching around town (north Austin TX).

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  10. radon222

    radon222 1150GS-ADV

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    I had one of those when I was 16 and couldn't afford a car yet. Like you its what I rode to get my motorcycle endorsement back then too. I almost failed the acceleration & braking test. I didn't get up enough speed before reaching the line the start braking.

    "But HONEST sir....that's as fast as it goes!!!"

    He let me do it again...with more room for a running start :evil
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  11. da 919_ster

    da 919_ster Banned

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    i passed ok the first but im surprised i did. when i took the roadtest, it wasn't running at it's best. the needlevalve was sticking and flooding it out. it was also 35 degrees outside and spitting snow. My whole stragedy was to not start the passport till I had so i could get through the rode test. the problem was it hadn't warmed up when i went to do the manuevers and it stalled. The look at my face back then had to be priceless. the brownie didn't mark off for it and i was able to get throught the test without it flooding out. After the roadtest we decided not to load it on the truck and I decided to ride it. It went about two block before flooding out lol.
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  12. wibby

    wibby BrotherFromAnotherMother

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    No Passport, but I have one of these

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    Plus I still have the very first bike my Dad bought me!

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  13. JohnTM

    JohnTM I suck toes

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    GAWD! That mini trail is worth a (relative) fortune!
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  14. HONDApassportMAN1980

    HONDApassportMAN1980 n00b

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    bought it last summer for $175, all it needed was a carb kit and a new spark plug really fun, me and my brother battle it off on the middle school track haha hes got a 1978 Honda Hobbit Pa-50 I with prima circuit exuast and big bore kit his is an 88cc now so its pretty evened out

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  15. HONDApassportMAN1980

    HONDApassportMAN1980 n00b

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  16. dancerdave

    dancerdave Been here awhile

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    you always hear about someone finding old stuff in barns or fence rows,well i went to look at a 1953 r51/3 in greenville ky and there was a little red mini trail and a 70 honda passport(yellow and white) stuck back in this old barn .. to make a long story short i brought them all home.. the honda's run but the old black r51/3 hasn't fired yet.. maybe someday...
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  17. HONDApassportMAN1980

    HONDApassportMAN1980 n00b

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    ya minis are very nice, i was ashamed when my father got rid of out 1978 honda XL175 it was in the mintest condition he sold it for 600 bucks now they go for a little bit more
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  18. dinamasu

    dinamasu f650-2125

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    I have a 1983 that I put over 1,000 miles a year on. I bought it in 2002 with 900 miles on the odo and it now has 7,400 miles.

    Top speed is 44 mph. Gas mileage is about 105 mpg.

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    :D
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  19. Seth S

    Seth S Will _____ for _____

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    the other good source for parts for all the small hondas including the ct90 and passport is www.dratv.com
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  20. Lobster Grrl

    Lobster Grrl Ground feeder

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    My first real transportation was a 1982 Passport. My dad came down to Austin, TX for a visit and bought it for me. Brand new, a blue one. I ended up lashing a milk crate to the back to haul college textbooks and groceries in.
    I took my motorcycle drivers exam on this bike and passed without any problems. Back then Austin was a lot smaller than it is today. I rode that bike all over the city, and eventually on a road trip across the whole state. It would go 50mph no problem, faster if you were going down hill and the wind was at your back :D. I rode pretty much year round. I wore a helmet most of the time, to off set the shorts, tank top and sandals I guess :eek1

    Wish I still had it.
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