No Reserve: 1971 Harley-Davidson/Aermacchi Sprint SS350

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This 1971 Harley-Davidson/Aermacchi Sprint SS350 is an Italian-built single that was purchased by the seller in late 2017 along with three other motorcycles from the estate of John Parham, founder of J&P Cycles and the National Motorcycle Museum. Powered by a replacement 4-stroke 350cc single with a 4-speed transmission, this example was reportedly acquired by Parham circa 1999 and remained largely in storage for the subsequent years. Recent service performed by the seller included a carburetor rebuild, new voltage regulator, and fresh AGM battery as well as an oil change. This SS350 is sold with several spare parts and a clean Michigan title. Red paint and other finishes are shown up close in the gallery below. A dent can be seen on the right side of the tank, and the decals show signs of peeling. Pitted chrome can be seen on the handlebars and surface rust is noted on the exhaust system. The speedometer is said to work intermittently. The odometer reads just over 5,000 miles, a handful of which have been added by the seller. The 350cc horizontal single was sourced from a later SS350 and was originally rated at 25 horsepower. Features include a right-side shifter and left-side kick starter. The seller has rebuilt the carburetor, replaced the voltage regulator with a new old-stock Bosch unit, changed the oil, and swapped the battery for a modern AGM glass mat unit. A baffle in the right-side muffler is noted as missing. Although the bike still wears an Indiana plate with tags from 1999, the current title is from Michigan. The seller will provide several spares as well as sources for replacement parts, and is willing to deliver the motorcycle free of charge within 300 miles of Detroit, Michigan.

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