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1984 Honda VF750R, Ex-Rueben McMurter

FOR SALE

From the Bar Hodgson Collection

1984 Honda VF750R racebike ridden by Rueben McMurter seen here on display at the Hall of Fame in 2011 when Rueben McMurter was inducted

Photo Credit: Hedy Hodgson

Bar Hodgson and Rueben McMurter (centre) with the VF750R, where it was on display at the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame 2011 Induction Banquet.
Rueben was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame that year.

For Sale:
1984 Honda VF750R, Ex-Rueben McMurter
VIN #: JH2RC1501EM102704
Factory Engine #: RS750E-3130

Honda VF750R Interceptor Superbike, factory supported, as ridden by Canadian Champion Rueben McMurter to secure 3rd place in the 1984 USA Superbike Championship. This is also the motorcycle that Rueben rode to 6th place at the 1984 Daytona 200. Rueben was the first privateer in the 1984 Daytona 200.

This motorcycle has been wonderfully preserved in it's original "as raced" condition in the private collection of its main Sponsor, Bar Hodgson.

Honda VF750R 1984 raced by Rueben McMurter

View from the right front side of the Honda VF750R raced by Rueben McMurter

1984 Honda VF750R original as raced by Rueben McMurter

Guages of the VF750R Interceptor Honda racer

handlebars from the left side of the Honda VF750R 1984 raced by Rueben McMurter

Handlebar on the left side of the former Rueben McMurter racebike

Honda VF750R 1984 racebike left side view

Leftside view of the 1984 Honda VF750R

Sporting the extensive Honda Factory spec, the Interceptor motor boasts the following, now unobtanium components:

1. Factory Superbike kit crankshaft
2. HRC titanium connecting rods
3. HRC forged piston kit
4. HRC gear driven camshafts
5. HRC kit transmission
6. HRC kit dry clutch
7. Keihin magnesium bodied carburetors
8. HRC kit magneto
9. HRC magnesium engine covers
10. HRC titanium exhaust system
11. Factory kit 15,000rpm tachometer
12. HRC high capacity race radiator
view of the top of the tank, as signed by former racer Rueben McMurter

Top view of the gastank showing Rueben McMurters signature

AMA Tech stickers on the 1984 Honda racer

Tech stickers from the AMA, showing the racing pedigree of this Honda

left side tail view of the 1984 Honda VF750R Interceptor racebike raced by R. McMurter

Left tail view of the former Rueben McMurter racebike

the dry HRC clutch of the Honda VF750R 1984 raced by Rueben McMurter

Right side engine view featuring the HRC dry clutch

Honda VF750R 1984 raced by Rueben McMurter right side view of the tail section

Tail right side view of the 1984 Honda 750

wheel rim of the Honda VF750R 1984 raced by R. McMurter

Front rim, the Astralite Goldline wheels on the Honda VF750R raced by Rueben McMurter

Sign for the VF750R Rueben McMurter bike when it was displayed as part of the Bar Hodgson Collection

This Interceptor Superbike chassis is further complimented with the following components:

1. Factory kit water temperature gauge
2. Fox remote reservoir rear strut
3. Astralite Goldline wheels
4. Brembo Goldline master cylinder
5. Brembo brake rotors
6. Brembo quick release P432A 4-piston brake callipers
7. Goodridge Aeroquip stainless steel braided brake hoses & fittings
8. Titanium fasteners throughout
1984 Honda VF750R racebike ridden by Rueben McMurter seen here with Pat Gonsalves interviewing Rueben McMurter

Photo Credit: Hedy Hodgson

Pat Gonsalves interviews Rueben McMurter at the 2013 Mosport Road Racers Reunion, in the company of 4 Superbikes from the Bar Hodgson collection, including #24, Rueben's 1984 Honda VF750R Interceptor Superbike. To the left of #24 is the Gary Goodfellow 1989 Suzuki Japan Yoshimura GSXRR World Superbike, next in line is Art Robbins' Suzuki 1000 Superbike, and 4th in the line up is Lang Hindle's 1993 Kawasaki ZX7-R Superbike. All great world class Canadian Racers.

To complete the spec of this spectacular machine are custom made billet aluminum triple clamps & superbike handlebar fixings, billet fork brace among various smaller components.

The motorcycle has been preserved in its original paintwork, all original sponsors decals, AMA tech stickers and includes Rueben's original #24 number boards. The fuel tank is personally signed by McMurter.

Included in this sale is an extensive file of paperwork to include Rueben's rider reports on the bike during the 1984 season, sponsorship deals, HRC workshop manual & HRC parts manual both marked "Private & Confidential".

$39,999.00 USD



How to buy

This motorcycle is located in Ontario, Canada. Offered at US $39,999, the motorcycle will be sold as is, where is. Assistance and/or advice may be offered for worldwide shipping. E&OE

For more information, please contact Paul Murphy at: paulm@barsbikes.com



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