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1968 Honda Z50 KO Mini Trail Slant Guard Scarlet Red/Ivory White Frame Number Z50A-101900Engine Number Z50AE-1020330 Miles on a Total Restoration1968 Honda Z50 KO Mini Trail Slant Guard Scarlet Red/Ivory White Frame Number Z50A-101900Engine Number Z50AE-1020330 Miles on a Total Restoration In September of 1968, Honda began selling its first Mini Trails built for the American market. Production ran until March of 1969 that first year. It is one of the very rare early production Z50A models produced and one of the first in the United States. Almost impossible to find in any condition. This Scarlet Red/IvoryWhite Z50 was restored to an extremely high degree approximately 6 years ago by an acknowledged Mini Trail expert in the Chicagoland area. This motorcycle has been part of my collection of Honda 50s for a while even before it was restored, but it’s time to sell a few. The machine needs absolutely nothing to run and ride around the pits or the neighborhood this season. Or just be on display in the house or office. I also have a 1968 Bright Yellow/Ivory White Z50A I will be selling as well, so if you'd like both colors, let me know! Please scroll down past the description to see all of the photos and be sure to check out some of the original Honda material. Everything on the machine is restored the way it was delivered from the Honda factory. The paint was done in the correct and authentic factory colors, as was the seat, with all of the factory stitching. The engine is original to the frame, and is exactly the way it was when it was delivered from the factory. As you can see from the photos in the photo section as well as the body of the description, it is a nearly flawless AND historically correct restoration, with every piece and part either restored to look as new or N.O.S. The condition is exactly what it looks like in the photos, and the best part is, this Z50 runs and rides as all of the mechanicals were restored to mirror original factory specifications. As far as the running condition of the 50, it was run when the engine was completed from a different gas tank and the original carburetor cleaned and re-installed afterwards. The original tank was then re-installed and there has been no gas in the tank. Since then, the bike was placed on display in my office, where it is now. If the new buyer would like a running motorcycle, I'm happy to get it running before it is picked up or shipped. If you'd like any additional photos of any particular part of the motorcycle, please let me know. I’m happy to email or text it to you. And if you would like to inspect the bike or ask any questions, please email or contact me by phone or text at 630-430-3855 anytime. I have a motorcycle collection made up of quite a few Honda 50s, including Monkeys, Mini Trails, and Soft Tails, including other JDM, German, and American models. Many of them will be coming up for sale along with some of my American, Italian, and Japanese big bore motorcycles. If you have specific questions, just want to learn more, or are looking for something in particular, please let me know. I’m also always looking for other vintage motorcycles to add to my collection, so if you have something interesting to share, please contact me at 630-430-3855. ***Thank you to Jeremy Polson and the "Honda Mini Trial Enthusiast's Guide, All Z50, 1968-1999, 49cc", and Alex Castaneda and the "Honda Z50A Mini Trail-Restoration Project Website"*** TERMS: $500 DEPOSIT DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS OF AUCTION CLOSE. BALANCE OF AUCTION AMOUNT MUST BE PAID BY CASH IN PERSON, BANK TO BANK TRANSFER, OR CERTIFIED FUNDS (WITH VERIFICATION) ONLY WITHIN 7 DAYS OF AUCTION CLOSE. SORRY, NO C.O.D. AND NO PAYPAL. The description of this motorcycle is written to the best of my knowledge. However, I am by no means an expert on vintage Honda 50s. Please don’t hesitate to ask for more photos and, if possible, come and look in person before the auction ends. ALL SALES ARE FINAL! If you have any questions, please contact me before the auction ends. If you have any questions, please contact me. If you live close to Chicago, I encourage you to come and inspect the motorcycle in person. In an effort to protect the eBay user information and to help ensure the authenticity of correspondence between sellers and bidders, eBay’s new listing format does NOT display any bidder information. I STRONGLY encourage bidders to contact me directly to answer questions or to verify correspondence. Seller reserves the right to not accept bids or sell the vehicle to anyone with a zero or negative eBay feedback rating. This motorcycle is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed, written or implied unless there is a warranty in effect from the factory. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the motorcycle and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this motorcycle at the buyer's request PRIOR to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any statements regardless of any oral statements about the item. Please remember that your bid constitutes a legally binding contract to purchase this item. If you require an inspection, have it done prior to bidding. I strongly encourage all bidders to inspect the motorcycle personally or enlist the services of a professional inspector prior to placing a bid. After the sale, inspections are not recognized as a contingency to completing your obligation to your winning bid. If there are any questions regarding the above terms, please e-mail prior to bidding. Please do not waste my time or yours bidding on an item you do not intend to pay for. If you bid on this part and win, you are expected to pay for the vehicle and pick it up in a timely manner! I welcome ALL international bidders and am happy to assist with making shipping arrangements. I can also arrange for shipment on my end for a nominal extra charge. If you are an international buyer, I understand it can take some time to arrange shipping, so I do not mind keeping the motorcycle for a longer period of time until pick up. Please contact me before the sale ends, if possible, to discuss the specifics. Thanks for your interest!