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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:20 pm 
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Location: Adelaide, Australia
model: 750 Sport
year: 1988
Hi Peter,

Damn that's a good looking bike, looks like the one I have in the shed ..... hahahaha

Still love it and she still turns heads when out and about.

Space is getting tight in the shed at the moment, time to send a couple up to my sister to store. My BSA is at last on the road and new toy arrives when I get home from sea.

and apologies for highjacking thread ..... and your 350 is a bargain, enjoy it.

David

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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:50 pm 
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Location: The Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia
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Hey David,

Funny strange that innit...

I'm amazed your son hasn't just upped and and claimed it for himself :lol:

I think Challenger392 has lucked on to one of the best bargains on the planet, regardless of damage, I would have crawled over broken glass in shorts to buy that for US350 regardless of damage and any other things that may need fixing.

Though would be taking it in a different direction rebuilding wise, but will be good to see it back to it's original state.

Challenger392 I think a few of us will be following this thread with interest to see how it all comes back together, will be looking forward to updates :beer:

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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 4:51 pm 
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Location: Vermont,USA
model: 750 Sport
year: 1990
Update. $70 dollars later I have ignitiin keys thanks to the local locksmith. I removed the seat, cleaned the mouse nest out of the tool storage, and removed the tank. After disassembling both carbs im happy to report that the previous owner must have drained them prior to shelving the bike. Both float bowls are clean and dry. I hooked up an external battery, replaced a blow fuse and pretty much everything seems to work. Engine cranks, makes oil pressure, etc. The only thing thats giving me trouble is the fuel pump. No matter what I do it wont come on. Should it operate as soon as the key is turned on? Does ot shut off when the kill switch is off? I looked at the wiring diagram and it appears to me as though it should operate with the key on. If anyone has any insite it would be appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 6:41 pm 
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I managed to get the pump out. Its locked up with scum. New one is on the way


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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 12:26 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 12:37 am 
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Even if the pump HAD worked I don't think I would have had much fuel flow :lol: that fuel line was designed to be in bad gas for 17 years.
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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 12:39 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 9:21 am 
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model: 750 Sport
year: 1988
Ethanol??


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 2:02 pm 
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Andrew2 wrote:
Ethanol??


I doubt it. This has been sitting since 1999, well before ethanol gas was prevalent in my area. You can still get non-ethanol 93 octane at some stations around here.


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 Post subject: Re: 1990 750 Sport for sale
PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2018 3:39 pm 
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New fuel pump arrived. P/N HFP-360 on amazon. Appears to be a direct replacement for ducati 750 sport and 900ss. It comes with the pump, rubber isolator, fuel tube, hose clamps, and 2 choices of inlet filter. Im very pleased.


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