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I posted this on the 20" Muscle Bikes page on Facebook so if this is redundant I apologize.

Hello everyone. I wondered if you could help me with information about a bike I have? I can't find any information on the web or even a picture. Its a Marubeni Yamaguchi - "Benny". It is very unique but definitely missing the chainguard. It may be missing the fenders if it had any. The tires, shifter, and cranks have Benny stamped in them. Check out the reverse numbering on the 5 speed, the small spoke protector, and the rear mounted overload tube.

I want to do a full resto. The paint looks a like a powder coat so that helps keep the cost down. The seat cleaned up pretty well with one small hole. It will need some re-chroming on the sissy bar and perhaps the handlebars.

Let me know if anyone knows anything about this bike. Thanks!
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What more information are you looking for? Japanese imports weren't uncommon to be sold at auto parts stores and small department stores. Although pretty rare, they aren't considered desirable. I have a friend who couldn't give one away. He even had trouble parting it out because the parts weren't compatible with what people needed on their own American muscle bikes. If it were mine, I'd find the fenders and the guard, clean it up, and make it a conversation piece.

Here's an ad I found on the net.

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Thanks Crash - nice find. Except for the sissy bar, it looks dead on. Pictures and any other info such as year are what I was looking for to find the correct chainguard and now I know it did have fenders so I need those too. I got it from a fellow estate sale junky who bought it from a Japanese family in SF so that makes sense. I also got a Stelber from him that is missing the guard and front fender but that is the same as a lot of Iverson's so more common. The kids must have tossed the parts because they weren't "cool". It's a pretty unique combo with the original savable tires but I don't agree with the ad as having a "sparkling crystal finish". Looks like a bad powder coat and is probably toxic as heck! Let me know if you find anything else.
 
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cool find, would look right at home in my growing import muscle collection :) . congrats
 

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