Author Topic: "Fair" price for this Barn find '85 T5?  (Read 1013 times)

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Re: "Fair" price for this Barn find '85 T5?
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2022, 02:13:02 PM »
Fair Price?  No.

Have ridden and worked on a few T5's. Find them less nimble that the T3's. They perhaps have more rake in the steering, longer CAL frame?....dunno.

16" front wheel?
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Re: "Fair" price for this Barn find '85 T5?
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2022, 03:36:08 PM »
16" front wheel?

They have, I think, the mid length swingarm, with a "bent" LHS tube, and yes, they all have 16" frt wheels. Only the Series III has an 18" rear wheel; series 1 and 2 have 16" rear. Despite the 16" frt, it is  a 90 series profile, and with 38-40 psi pressure many find the stability fine. The 18" rear, 90 series profile, helps this too. All Series III's have a Lispa strg dampener, the usability of same being so-so. Not sure the bike really needs the Lispa.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2022, 04:00:46 PM by Cdn850T5NT »
1985 Eurospec 850 T5 NT (Nuovo Tipo - New Type... i.e. Series III)

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