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I am considering buying a 1982 Yamaha Virago 750 that I found on craigslist. I have read online that many of these bikes have starter problems and I am just curious as to how hard it is to fix or replace a starter on this bike? I was also wondering if there is anything else I should look for in considering this bike as a purchase?

Thank you!

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closed as off-topic by DucatiKiller, Poisson Fish, Anarach, Bob's sock puppet Oct 10 '15 at 2:41

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There are lots of owner forums for specific motorcycle makes and models. I think you'd be best served by searching out one of these forums. In general though, replacing a motorcycle starter isn't too tough. Motorcycles require regular maintenance, much more so than a car. As an owner of an 80's vintage bike, I can tell you you should expect to spend some time wrenching. – mac Jul 25 '13 at 20:31