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I have an opportunity to buy a 2007 R6 engine with (supposedly) less than
8k miles. It comes with everything to make it run. The guy tells me it's on a pallet right now, but it can be started and I can hear it run.

He wants $500. Just wanting to know if you'll think I should go ahead and buy this thing or pass. I don't know any more details about it. If you think of something I should look for if I look at it, or ask about, please let me know too.

Thanks in advance.
 

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"supposedly" 8k miles? i would ask for proof
 

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this sounds terribly sketchy. 500$ for a bike? ehh.. i'd get more details, and try to see it. for all you know you could be listening to one of our bikes on youtube.
 

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this sounds terribly sketchy. 500$ for a bike? ehh.. i'd get more details, and try to see it. for all you know you could be listening to one of our bikes on youtube.
Bike Engine, not a bike :fact
 

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this sounds terribly sketchy. 500$ for a bike? ehh.. i'd get more details, and try to see it. for all you know you could be listening to one of our bikes on youtube.
its just the motor. :fact
 

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i am ashamed. i apologize! i looked right over the word "engine":dunce:
 

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def would ask for proof of those miles
 

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I give er a listen
 

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Discussion Starter · #11 ·
Thanks for the advice, guys.

I guess the guy's got everything hooked up to it, including the radiator, ECU, ignition, etc, and he told me it's all on a pallet and he's had it running like that. I'm getting the feeling from most people on here that it's more or less a bad idea. I may go look at it this weekend just to check it out. I'll post up if I do, and how it turns out. In the meantime, thanks again for everyone's insight.
 

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Is it for sure not stolen?
That's one thing I'd make sure of too. Even if no one would know, I definitely don't buy other people's stuff.
 

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That is a great deal, may be stolen. Use your head when checking it out. A motor that is taken care of will last a long time. 8K is not that many miles. Even if it is not in great shape you can rebuild it, would be a fun project.
 

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8k is nothing listen to it run...if it makes any weird noise' or sounds walk away.
main thing look for is cracks in the block or and oil leaks
 
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