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Lee Celtic

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Lee Celtic last won the day on September 20 2018

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  1. Thanks for the replies guys.. Blackhat250.. the battery was added because the Magnito system wasn't working and I needed a quick fix the night before his 9th birthday.. added a 12v coil and gel battery to fire through the points all works well but only lasts until the battery is dead.. then recharge and go again.. got it running yesterday, lots of oil smoke as I over oiled the mix before putting it away 18 years ago.. lol (it's like James Bonds smoke screen..) should burn off with the next tank of fuel.. (premix) Any idea on the availability of parts for this bike..? or indeed where I could get parts for it.
  2. Hi All.. Yes it's a barn find sort of.. I put the bike in there 18 years ago and just found it again. lol Anyway here goes.. Due to being a Suzuki guy and not knowing a great deal about Yams I thought I'd ask you guys for help.. When my son was 9 years old I sold the little quad he's been riding since he was 4 and got him a 1976 YZ80 for him to try 2 wheels.. Well the bike was not running and it turned out to be lack of spark.. Just to get him rolling I changed the old 6volt system to a 12volt total lost system using a gel battery so the bike would run until the battery was dead ( handy for Dads standing around waiting for the kid to get bored and stop riding...) anyway he out grew the bike quickly so it went into storage.. We dragged it out this week after 18 years.. The Engine turns over ok and it rolls (gel battery is dead forever so can't start it yet) and I have all the bits you can't see in the photo. (levers, covers) I'm an upholsterer by trade so I put the blue seat on it to replace the gaffer tape. it's still all there apart from the air box and still original yellow but with vinyl decals made later.. My questions are as follows:- Is it worth restoring? Any idea if parts can be found to get it back to original? and address for the place please (needs a kick start return spring and a few other small bits) value as a dust covered barn find and restored..? My son is now a Tattoo apprentice and is in need of cash but would like to restore it , but if cost out runs gain he'll just flog it.. Many thanks for any information .. Lee ps He added the headlight because he thought it looked cool.. remember he was 9 at the time..it's held on with rubber straps and comes off easy
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