No Reserve – 198X Yamaha YSR50 Tech 21 Project

SOLD FOR: $3,050

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on May 24, 2023

Winner: a*******o

Winning Bid: $2,800
Buyer Fee: $250
Total: $3,050

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Description

Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

The Yamaha YSR50 was the most common of the rare 50cc sportbikes that came from Japan in the late 80s and early 90s. An instant classic, the YSR50 was always street legal and always seems to put a smile on the face of riders and spectators.

Built to look like a mini RZ500, the YSR50 also featured mini performance. The 49.3cc two-stroke engine was capable of pushing the bike up to 38 miles per hour, but companies like Team Calamari have been making stock performance numbers useless with years of aftermarket parts and performance modifications if you are so inclined.

This example is VIN: 2AL051577. We believe it to be an 1988-1990 model but cannot confirm. This came to Iconic as part of a YSR package from Japan; prior history is not known. The rest have been sold but this one is definitely a project. Please pay special attention to the condition photos, rusted tank, and notes in the service area of the listing. We have found aftermarket tanks in the past and the items we mention could be fixed but this is going to need a restoration or it may be best used as a parts bike. We already have our fill of projects right now, so we’re offering this up with no reserve to help make some space.

The odometer shows 1,301 kilometers (808 miles).

Maintenance:
In preparation for the listing, we cleaned and tuned the carb and replaced the air filter, the fuse holder, the ignition coil, and the spark plug.

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

Tire Years – Front/ Rear: Aged, pre-2000
Tire Life – Front/ Rear: 85%
Tire Pressure – Front/ Rear: 10PSI
Brake Life – Front/ Rear: 95%
Hydraulic Fluid – Front: Aged, Low
Engine Oil – Aged
Killswitch: Ok
Horn: Ok
Battery: 1.056V

BIKE CONDITION:
* Bike run on bottle, never test ridden.
– Fuel Tank rusted through, cannot be lined
– Forks Pitted
– Front Brake master not holding high pressure, may need flush and fill/rebuild.
– Chain Rusted
– Rear seat cover missing
– Brake pedal bent
– 2T oil tank missing, oil injection system in-place

Modifications:
This YSR50 is completely stock.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Dunlop K828 tires that have aged out.

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 Yamaha is offered on a Bill of Sale only. Have any YSR50 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

N/A

Make

Yamaha

Model

YSR50

Mileage

808

VIN

2AL051577

Title

Bill of Sale Only

Title State/Country

N/A

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

Total Bids Placed: 21

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: a*******o

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
a*******o May 24, 2023 9:54 am PDT $2,800
w************g May 24, 2023 9:52 am PDT $2,700
a*******o May 24, 2023 9:47 am PDT $2,600
w************g May 24, 2023 9:47 am PDT $2,500 Auto
a*******o May 24, 2023 9:47 am PDT $2,450
w************g May 23, 2023 9:08 pm PDT $2,350
h*****p May 23, 2023 9:08 pm PDT $2,250 Auto
h*****p May 23, 2023 8:11 pm PDT $2,200
w************g May 23, 2023 7:19 pm PDT $2,100
h*****p May 23, 2023 7:19 pm PDT $2,025 Auto
h*****p May 22, 2023 6:24 pm PDT $2,000
g******1 May 22, 2023 5:20 pm PDT $1,900
a**************0 May 22, 2023 5:20 pm PDT $1,800 Auto
g******1 May 22, 2023 5:20 pm PDT $1,700
a**************0 May 19, 2023 2:38 am PDT $1,600
w************g May 19, 2023 2:38 am PDT $1,500 Auto
w************g May 17, 2023 8:42 pm PDT $1,100
w*****r May 17, 2023 8:42 pm PDT $1,000 Auto
w*****r May 17, 2023 12:39 pm PDT $350
g******1 May 17, 2023 12:39 pm PDT $250 Auto
g******1 May 17, 2023 12:36 pm PDT $1 Reserve
Auction started May 17, 2023 9:40 am PDT
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