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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 05:14 AM Thread Starter
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too good to be true?

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/mcy/3446375938.html

its got 17,000 miles on it. this seem like an amazing deal. keep in mind that its like 30 degrees in NY right now
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So another $500 in parts and labor. $3800 for an 06 us a good deal - but not a steal. I'd seriously look at getting it though for that price.


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So another $500 in parts and labor. $3800 for an 06 us a good deal - but not a steal. I'd seriously look at getting it though for that price.


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if thats not a steal, then im looking in the wrong places. seems like average price for an 06 r6 around me is 4500
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Re: too good to be true?

~$500-700 under the average isn't a steal. it's a GREAT deal though. personally, i think ~$3200 for a titled - in good shape - bike is a steal. if all it really needs is a valve adjustment, then that's a ~$400 job or so. if it's not just valves, you could be screwed.



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It could be if it all it needs is a valve adjustment.

Great deals are out there, I got my 08 R6S with 7k miles for $2300, repairs cost all of $100.
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The rims are also 2007, if he replaced it because they were damaged in the accident it could have been something serious. It says negotiable, so if you can get it for under $3k then would be a steal


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Pass that is not a good deal. And why the valve adjustment at 17k miles???


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The rims are also 2007, if he replaced it because they were damaged in the accident it could have been something serious. It says negotiable, so if you can get it for under $3k then would be a steal


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yeah i just talked to him on the phone. he kept must have said "all it needs is a valve adjustment" like 6 times. but then he wants me to meet him in harlem.... no thanks. its not because i think i'll get robbed but this looks sketchy... 07 wheels 07 plastics. it just doesnt look right to me im passing on this one
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pay me $60 and I can goto harlem with you.. I will bring my 12 gauge.. shorty with me.. lol..

tell him.. 2.8k you pick it up.
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pay me $60 and I can goto harlem with you.. I will bring my 12 gauge.. shorty with me.. lol..

tell him.. 2.8k you pick it up.
I don't think anyone would trust you with a gun.

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Then you need worse brakes, not better ones. I suggest adding some air to your lines and spraying your pads with wd-40 before you go out. You'll find all kinds of corner speed.
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