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G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif #762322
01/11/19 11:58 pm
01/11/19 11:58 pm
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Sacramento, CA
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I think it is worth a call..There are very very few looking for a Matchless
I was able to get my G11 for 1200 when the owner had it for sale for 6 months at 3500

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/mcy/d/santa-clara-make-offer-please1954/6778283253.html

Last edited by Denis J; 01/12/19 12:01 am.

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Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Denis J] #762331
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Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Denis J] #762338
01/12/19 2:33 am
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That's actually almost a "desperate to sell" price for that bike .... A Matchless fan would enjoy easing that back toward stock ....

Lannis


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Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Denis J] #762369
01/12/19 2:50 pm
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A lotta people use that narrow tank on trials machines... I don't believe it holds much...

I am pretty sure whoever has cut off the rear stock fuel tank mounting... Tabs? Pads? Brackets? The front ones are still there...

Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Rickman] #762406
01/12/19 9:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Rickman
A lotta people use that narrow tank on trials machines... I don't believe it holds much...

I am pretty sure whoever has cut off the rear stock fuel tank mounting... Tabs? Pads? Brackets? The front ones are still there...



I'm not a G80 guy enough to know, but if a bracket or so needs welding back on, I'd knock $1000 off the price I'd sell/buy it for. No Name Man has been thoroughly through Ben Strain's G80, he'd probably know ...

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Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Denis J] #762416
01/12/19 10:45 pm
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Its a standard G80S not a G80CS, a lot of difference right there.
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Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Denis J] #762459
01/13/19 4:28 pm
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What Max said...


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Re: G80CS Matchless "Desperate to sell" Northern Calif [Re: Lannis] #762482
01/13/19 10:38 pm
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Unfortunately, those mounts are part of a cast iron fitting..... Isn't cast iron hard to weld? And then blend out?


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