1982 Honda FT500

HIGH BID: $1,250

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Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 1982 Honda FT500. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

Named after Ascot Park, a former flat-track raceway in Los Angeles, the Honda Ascot had a cult following – an excellent Motorcycle Classics article suggests that it’s a “tight handling, urgent machine with seamless power and acceleration.”

Manufactured in February of 1982, this example is VIN: JH2PC0705CM010281. The seller purchased this example one year ago from the original owner.

The odometer shows 28,607 miles. The seller has put 300 miles on this example.

Per the seller: “Rebuilt engine including splitting the cases, new bearings and seals, rebored cylinder, new Wiseco piston and rings, NOS camshaft, rockers and timing chain. Repainted engine, rebuilt carburetor, new air cleaner. New steering stem bearings, Replaced front fork tubes with new ones, serviced forks with new seals and fluid, new progressive suspension rear shocks,.
Replaced tires, wheel bearings and seals, new battery, rebuilt starter system. New drive chain and sprockets, Repainted in factory color with OEM decals then clear coated.

The seller states this example is is “restored to factory OEM spec”.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Shinko tires with date codes of 0119 and 1019.

The sale includes one key.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:

Currently located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, this Honda is offered on a clean Arizona title. Have any FT500 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona













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Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

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Total Bids Placed: 15

Auction has ended.

Auction expired without reaching reserve price.

Highest bidder was: dopie536

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
dopie536 August 3, 2023 10:00 am PDT $1,250
Brettr7 August 3, 2023 10:00 am PDT $1,200 Auto
Brettr7 August 3, 2023 8:27 am PDT $1,150 Auto
dopie536 August 3, 2023 8:27 am PDT $1,050
Brettr7 August 3, 2023 7:53 am PDT $950
dopie536 August 2, 2023 3:38 pm PDT $850 Auto
Kid Shelleen August 2, 2023 3:38 pm PDT $802
dopie536 July 31, 2023 5:13 pm PDT $701
Kid Shelleen July 31, 2023 5:13 pm PDT $652 Auto
Kid Shelleen July 31, 2023 2:19 pm PDT $601
AyDee July 31, 2023 2:08 pm PDT $501
Kid Shelleen July 31, 2023 2:08 pm PDT $500 Auto
Kid Shelleen July 29, 2023 11:43 am PDT $400 Auto
ducman944sssp July 29, 2023 11:43 am PDT $300
Kid Shelleen July 27, 2023 4:48 pm PDT $1
Auction started July 27, 2023 7:10 am PDT
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