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  1996 Yamaha Virago $2,200

Contact: Scott
Phone: 734-968-0917
MakeModel: Yamaha Virago
Color: red/gold
Year: 1996
Mileage: 22000
Price: 2200
City: Ypsilanti
County: Washtenaw
State: Michigan
NearestMajorCity: Ann Arbor


I hate to see her go but I think I'm gonna have to sell my baby. I bought this Yamaha virago 750 back in 2000 to help save on gas mileage but haven't had the time or the funds to get her on the road much the past two years. It's been stored winters indoors most seasons and outside under cover summers but I don't have the resources this year to get her to indoor storage and could frankly use the funds. So I'd like to give someone the opportunity to take over the care for her and get her stored properly and hopefully get her back out on the road as the season progresses.

I bought the bike from a dealer (used) with 12000 miles and did a lot of local cruising and touring and even rode it all the way to Colorado once on a one week road trip. It still runs like a champ and has a brand new battery. I also bought a new tired on the way back from Colorado and have only put about 100 miles on the bike since. I wasn't able to get it back on the road last year because I found there was a very slight oil drip underneath (would go down about 1/4 quart in about 100 miles of riding). I was told it was likely the main gasket around the gear housing and would cost about $350 to get fixed (or about $100 for parts to do it yourself)

I'm sacrificing it as far as the price to hopefully get the bike to a good home and storage before the weather gets white and snowy again and also because I need the funds.

The bike is just under 22000 actual miles and received a servicing in 2006 but not 2007 so it will be due for an annual even though the plugs and battery are still basically new.

It is showing only minor weathering as far as appearance of any corrosion or rust with the exception of the hardware on the bags that will probably need to be replaced. It includes and aftermarket wind screen on the front, highway bars, saddle bags and front tool bag.
(see comment on condition of the bags above. I also do leatherwork so if someone wants to have me make some custom bags for it, that is not out of the question. I always meant to and never got around to it.)

As far as the paint, there is one small (less than 1/4") skuff on the right side of the tank that is barely noticeable and small scratches on the right tip of the throttle control and right rear turn signal. (lesson learned, never let a teenager sit on the bike - it basically was leaned over into a wall when he didn't properly keep it upright) - the marks are only cosmetic and again, barely noticeable. (pictures available upon request)

Asking $2200 or best reasonable offer. (kelly bluebook pricing for this bike is $2800 assuming 10000 more miles for standard riding)

The bike is located in ypsilanti. Please feel free to contact me at 734-968-0917 and please leave a message if I can't get to the phone and I can return the call usually in short order.




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