No Reserve – 1999 Honda CBR900RR

SOLD FOR: $4,066

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on September 14, 2023

Winner: c******6

Winning Bid: $3,800
Buyer Fee: $266
Total: $4,066

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Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 1999 Honda CBR900RR. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

In the early 1990s, Honda turned the motorcycling world on its head when it released the CBR900RR Fireblade. The ‘Blade’s designer, Tadao Baba, primarily focused on keeping weight down above all else — a must considering his brief was to deliver a modern superbike with open-class power, weighing no more than your average 600 of the day. The “Fireblade” name is actually the result of a mistranslation of the word “lightning”, and it didn’t fit squarely into any of the existing major classes. Rather, Honda’s goal was to create the best possible road-going superbike, and the eventual result was the 900RR.

At the heart of the original Fireblade — which didn’t come to US shores until ’93 — was a 893cc in-line four which was essentially a stroked three-quarter liter mill with a 70mm bore. Though it wasn’t the most powerful engine of its day, the RR’s 124 hp, 65 ft-lbs of torque, and 160 mph top speed were nothing to scoff at, especially with its svelte weight. A number of measures were taken by Baba and his team to ensure the Fireblade would hit its target weight. This included using a highly-developed lightweight frame, 16” front wheel, conventional forks instead of heavier inverted units (though the 900RR’s front-end was designed to look like an upside down fork) and even the Swiss cheesed-nose.

In the end, Baba-san came through, delivering a 900 that tipped the scales at around 450lbs wet. It was less than 10 lbs heavier than the CBR600, and a whopping 100lbs lighter than most of the open-class competition of the day. In ’94, Honda saved a bit more weight by replacing the steel upper cowl stay with an aluminum piece and replacing the aluminum cylinder head cover with a magnesium unit.

Manufactured in December of 1998, this example is VIN: JH2SC3307XM302084. The owner passed away so the estate is selling the bike. History is not known, but per the CycleVIN report it has spent its whole life in Arizona.

The odometer shows 24,082 miles.

Maintenance:
In preparation for the listing, the seller had us replace the battery, the spark plugs, the fork seals, the coolant, and the brake fluid. We also changed the oil, cleaned and synced the carbs, and installed new Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport tires with date codes of 2522 and 4322.

Yonni did the work, he notes the following in his condition report:

Tire Year Front: 4522 / Rear: 2522
Tire Life Front: 100% / Rear: 100%
Tire Press Front: 32PSI / Rear: 36 PSI
Brake Life Front: 80% / Rear : 50%
Hydraulic Front and Rear Brake: New / Level: Good
Oil Quality: New / Level: Ok
Coolant Quality: New / Level: Ok
Low Beam: Ok
High Beam: Ok
Turn: Ok
Tail Light: Ok
Brake Light: Ok
Plate Light: Ok
Kill: Ok
Horn: Ok
Battery: New
Bike operates as intended

Notes:
• Oil Change
• New Spark Plugs
• Carb Cleaned
• New Coolant
• New Brake Fluids
• New Battery
• New Tires
• Full Detail
• Seat Has a Tear
• Front Sprocket Cover Missing
• Leak coming from valve cover gasket

Modifications:
Two Brothers exhaust.

Aftermarket sprocket.

Inside of the tank:

The sale includes one key.

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






Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Honda is offered on a clean Arizona title. Have any CBR900RR stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

1999

Make

Honda

Model

CBR900RR

Mileage

24,082

VIN

JH2SC3307XM302084

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Arizona

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

VIN Report

https://cyclevin.com/JH2SC3307XM302084.pdf

Total Bids Placed: 17

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: c******6

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
c******6 September 14, 2023 10:59 am PDT $3,800 Auto
s**********r September 14, 2023 10:59 am PDT $3,700
c******6 September 10, 2023 8:02 pm PDT $3,600 Auto
d******1 September 10, 2023 8:02 pm PDT $3,500
c******6 September 10, 2023 7:59 pm PDT $2,500 Auto
d******1 September 10, 2023 7:59 pm PDT $2,400
c******6 September 7, 2023 7:27 pm PDT $2,200 Auto
m*********w September 7, 2023 7:27 pm PDT $2,100
c******6 September 7, 2023 7:21 pm PDT $1,600 Auto
t*******2 September 7, 2023 7:21 pm PDT $1,500
c******6 September 7, 2023 7:21 pm PDT $1,100 Auto
t*******2 September 7, 2023 7:21 pm PDT $1,000
c******6 September 7, 2023 7:20 pm PDT $600 Auto
t*******2 September 7, 2023 7:20 pm PDT $500
c******6 September 7, 2023 5:56 pm PDT $201 Auto
s************3 September 7, 2023 5:56 pm PDT $101
c******6 September 7, 2023 12:23 pm PDT $1 Reserve
Auction started September 7, 2023 10:22 am PDT
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