Author Topic: WANTED- 1984 ASCOT VT500 Power box  (Read 763 times)

taseet

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WANTED- 1984 ASCOT VT500 Power box
« on: July 26, 2016, 07:10:43 PM »
Looking for the power box (Part #: 18301MF8003 ) for a 1984 VT500.
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J6G1Z

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Re: WANTED- 1984 ASCOT VT500 Power box
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2016, 10:10:42 AM »
Are you looking for the exhaust "Power Chamber"?

That may be tough to find. Usually they rust out on the bottom left corner. You may want to consider eliminating it from your exhaust system by fabricating a collector & muffler assembly, or purchasing a MAC exhaust system.

Good luck
J.

taseet

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Re: WANTED- 1984 ASCOT VT500 Power box
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2016, 10:14:24 AM »
Yes, it rusted out where the center stand touches at it's resting point.  Darn thing is immaculate everywhere else. I try to start it now and it just wants to die when I hit the throttle.  If anyone has one, I would be much obliged as I am trying to keep it original.
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Re: WANTED- 1984 ASCOT VT500 Power box
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2016, 10:29:10 AM »
Found one!  It's off an '83 but in excellent shape! Now the bike won't sound so "bad"!

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Re: WANTED- 1984 ASCOT VT500 Power box
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2016, 10:51:28 AM »
Good job! I would've thought that finding a solid one would be about as rare as hen's teeth.

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