Daytona 900

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  1. MattGaydon

    MattGaydon Noble Member

    Jun 11, 2015
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    Hi all,

    I’m in the market for a Daytona 900 and was just wondering if there was anything I should be looking out for??

    Any info/tips/advice would be appreciated! Or if you have one you’d like to offload for a very reasonable price please don’t be shy!

    Cheers chaps,

    Matt
     
  2. Iceman

    Iceman Noble Member

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    Hi Matt, build quality is generally really good, reliability is also good, the only real issue they suffered from was failure of the sprag clutch, when looking at a potential machine have a look at the battery, if it is new or recently replaced and the starter is still slow to turn the engine over, then it may be a sign of a worn sprag clutch, to replace the parts it is a fairly big job on these early Triumphs.
     
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  3. MattGaydon

    MattGaydon Noble Member

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    Great that’s good to know!

    Thanks for the info!
     
  4. MattGaydon

    MattGaydon Noble Member

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    I came disappointingly close to winning a 900 on eBay yesterday (outbid by £20) but I was working so couldn’t up bid!!!

    Oh well I’ll keep looking! There def aren’t many of them about.
     
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