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Offline NineT6Delta

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93 NH newcomer
« on: April 07, 2017, 09:26:12 PM »
Jut recently picked this up Saturday. 10k miles, paid $2300 which seemed fair enough. It actually looks a little better in the pictures, a little rust speckling on exhaust and shocks, some issues with the paint. I actually drove 4-5 hours to look at a dr 650 which turned out to be a turd. I checked craigslist to see if there might be something else worth looking at before turning around and going home with an empty motorcycle carrier. I found this one in LA which was only a couple hours further from Temecula where I was at. What I was mainly looking for was Japanese and "standard" for some long distance riding. I picked this because it's a 4 cyl honda and I don't expect it to give me too much trouble 1000 miles away from home. Anything in particular I should check out before going on a long trip?



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Re: 93 NH newcomer
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2017, 04:44:11 AM »
Change the oil, lube the chain, check chain tension, tyre inflation and age of the tyres.  If all is good, turn the key and go!
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Re: 93 NH newcomer
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2017, 08:39:59 PM »
Welcome to the NHF.  Great looking 750.  93 was the only year it was made in blue.  I will 2nd what mollusc said as far as maintenance.  My 95 has 85,000 miles and still running strong, many examples of 100k plus 750s on the road.  That surface rust will come off easy with some elblow grease and very light steel wool.  Ride the wheels off that beauty.
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Offline NineT6Delta

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Re: 93 NH newcomer
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2017, 10:30:39 PM »
Interesting, I didn't know that about blue. I've got a filter on the way for an oil change. I was thinking about replacing the chain, unknown mileage and rusty. Is there any reason I should avoid an o ring chain with a master link? I've had good luck using nevr dull on chrome with rust speckling before.

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Re: 93 NH newcomer
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2017, 08:40:53 AM »
No reason to avoid an O ring.  A good quality o or x ring chain can last 20.000+ miles.  You will probably need to replace sprockets if your chain is gone.
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Re: 93 NH newcomer
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2017, 09:20:57 AM »
I would check the air filter too.

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Re: 93 NH newcomer
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 04:54:13 AM »
No reason to avoid o-rings or master link.  I believe I put an x-ring on my 96, and it had a master link.  5 years an 20+K miles and all is well.

 

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