Aspiring C90 Owner

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by PhilB » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:21 am

spikeyboy60 wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:17 am
Don't discount an early 6 volt c70.....round headlamp,good performance and if you get a red one,a great colour
Yes, I love my 6 volters :D
The main drawback I find is that if you want to go swimming, the 12v loves it, whereas mine cuts out a lot quicker so have to take it steady :mrgreen:

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by Newtsalad » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:50 am

spikeyboy60 wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:17 am
Don't discount an early 6 volt c70.....round headlamp,good performance and if you get a red one,a great colour
Yep do discount them... they're crap. Despite looking good! (Newt lobs grenade into the thread! :lol: )

EDIT: I should have read Spikeys post properly. I believe the early C70's are easily converted to the later 12v Cdi engine. The early 90's, 6v OHC...pfffft!

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by Newtsalad » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:51 am

tomw_c90 wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:01 pm
Good point, thanks :)
Added now- Streatham in South London
Look out for, or PM Tony1. He turns over loads of 90's, he's fair on price, Upminster way.

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by Viper254 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:33 pm

I have a C70C with 12V 110 engine as well. Definitely the way forward!

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by tomw_c90 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:52 am

Thanks for all the advice everyone. I'll be keeping my eyes open for both C70's and C90's then.

I did spot this one, near where my family live:

https://www.gumtree.com/p/honda-motorbi ... 1291070802

-Does any one know whether this model of bike would be recommended?
-Can anyone see any issues with the fact that its been imported from California?
-Any thoughts on the price?

Thanks,
Tom

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by Newtsalad » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:56 am

I think it's a lot of money for what it is, TBH.

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by Chimp » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:53 pm

Newtsalad wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:56 am
I think it's a lot of money for what it is, TBH.
Agree with Jim on price, possible insurance issues being an import?

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by loadedtoad » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:03 pm

Off topic slightly but reading the spiel on the advertised C70 exactly what "extras" did the American market cubs come with as stock showroom sold ?.

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by jammy james » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:40 am

Chimp wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:53 pm
Newtsalad wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:56 am
I think it's a lot of money for what it is, TBH.
Agree with Jim on price, possible insurance issues being an import?
Should'nt do, in the past i have insured an Asian market Honda dream 100, and a Kwak gpz550 import from Calafornia no problems or extra expence incured...

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Re: Aspiring C90 Owner

Post by PhilB » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:53 am

Far too dear! One will come up for half that.. Just a waiting game unfortunately :roll:

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