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Post  sir digby on Mon May 07 2012, 19:06

well folks i came across this 1983 honda 250 superdream deluxe a mate of mines wife ordered off the property she was sick of seeing it in the garage i dont know much about them to be honest but its in great condition hes had it since 1996 but hasnt used it since 2004 its got service history only 2 owners from new and has only covered 8496 miles so iam going to give it some tlc just need a new exhaust for it and a battery clean the carbs and the fuel tank some of you must of had one before so any hints and tips would be greatly appreciated like i say i know nothing about them ill keep you updated on my progress
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ps sorry about the cack picture but my phones been down the bog
pps i only paid £200 quid for it and got four bags of spares too
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Post  yamahamad on Mon May 07 2012, 21:32

My older brothers friend had a red one donkeys ago, thought it was a right machine. Nice find.

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Post  ellie on Mon May 07 2012, 21:56

My mum had one in the 70's and used to take me to school on it!
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Post  HEHORE on Tue May 08 2012, 01:58

I had the 125 wetdream version , changed the jets and big bored the barrel , very quick (100+) very reliable until some one took a baseball bat to it , never did get it going again , miss it tho

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Post  sir digby on Tue May 08 2012, 17:16

mmm need exhausts for it they are rotten but front pipes are ok apart from ebay anyone know a good place to get them
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Post  furball on Tue May 08 2012, 18:21

Try this dude, i've heard only good things about them..http://www.davidsilverspares.co.uk/

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Post  Roll The Bones on Tue May 08 2012, 20:55

Passed my test in 81 wanted a 400 Superdream, got an Austin Allegro, I was a TOOL!
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Post  sir digby on Tue May 08 2012, 21:42

cheers davie good site that

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Post  sir digby on Wed May 09 2012, 20:41

carbs off cleaning tank new battery then gunna give her a turn over wish me luck
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Post  Roll The Bones on Wed May 09 2012, 20:46

Good luck. Thumb
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Post  sir digby on Fri May 11 2012, 10:22

Note to self always fill the tank up when iam not using the bike for a while i took the tank off last night put some fresh petrol in with some marbles and gave it a good shake odear had to do it 4 times till it was clear the amount of gunge and rust was unreal not looking forward to cleaning the carbs now hope the floats are ok
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