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Pinned The 'Look What I Found on eBay,Gumtree,Just Bikes,Bikesales' Thread!

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by kiffsta, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. sharky

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    They sell for 6k+ dont they in reasonable nick?
     
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    They should have said "barn find" so they could double the asking price.
     
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    This showed up as an eBay ad on Gumtree, and since @kiffsta bought one, I thought I'd just put this 2007 model with 4500km on the odometer and a couple of boxes of spare parts up here... :-D
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    Engine light is on and it is in limp mode, triumphs are sensitive about certain things in their electronics, might be minor, might not.
     
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    Wow.. now that one is a risk if the bidding gets much higher..
     
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    Go around with a scan tool and sus it out. But you'd think the seller would have done that already. Must be a thousand-dollar fix.
     
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    Anyone want to build a cafe racer?
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    2fiftycc Nostalgia drag bike project right there. Just need it to run and somewhere to sit. Light weight wheels and low resistance drum brakes...perfect. It is pre-1980 yes?
     
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    That's an RD250, right? That's worth looking at. Quick, before someone else snatches it up
     
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    Hehehe. Safe for beginners.
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    I've seen this for sale for a while, now.
    Screenshot_20180609-144829.png https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https://www.ebay.com.au/ulk/itm/273260500395
    I think a 400 would be cool. This is the 1984-6 model (there was a new model in 86 that had square headlight before returning to twin round, I think it that would be rare), much the same as the '85 gsx-r750, I believe. This is a goer, needs some love, but it's an original series. Is it not that good? Why isn't it sold? Your learned comments appreciated, especially warnings, before I talk myself into a purchase plan...

    This was my research.
    http://www.suzukicycles.org/All-Suzuki/all_suzuki_models.html
     
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    Seems cheap but, missing blinkers, mismatched paint, torn seat and its been out in the weather for a while. Be prepared to spend at least another $1500 to $2000 to bring it up to scratch. And according to the site you posted it is not a GSXR from 1986, wrong frame.
     
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    It's the early 86, the GK71F starts about March. I had a look at 400 supersport bikes and there's this, a couple of fzr400 projects ($1500-2000), an older nc24 vfr400 @$2000 and a bunch of vfr/rvf400 for $5-8k. 8-o

    Oh, and this: Screenshot_20180609-155745.png
    Tell him he's dreamin'
     
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    I'd love to Shane, but too many projects at the moment. I'd buy it if @GreyImport or one of the Tamworth crew could store it until I could get to it. @Murdo is already storing a bike for me, so unfair to ask him to start a special "Frankster" section of his garage. I'm not a 2-stroke person, so I'd need Murdo or one of the other oil-burner experts to help get the engine running right.
     
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