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Am I missing something here.....

Postby Chris57 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:05 am

Given the price it sold for How can this be a viable project

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Re: Am I missing something here.....

Postby swarrans » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:52 am

You are right imho that price is completely mad and i suspect the sale won't actually complete - all too easy for buyers to bid and then back out.
I bought mine for £1200 and it was much better than that one but has still cost loads of money to even get it to an ok state.
I also suspect that a lot of the metal won't be chromable so it's new parts so perhaps another £4K?....


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Re: Am I missing something here.....

Postby JNNNGS » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:03 am


I was potentially interested in buying it, but went past my view of what it's worth very early in the bidding!

Good rideable bikes are going for around £6k, this one makes no sense. I also think there's a good chance the buyer will back out when they realise what they have done / got...


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Re: Am I missing something here.....

Postby PaulD738 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:19 pm

Makes you think doesn't it? I was trying to sell my 750J a while back at £8000 and only got silly offers or swaps for stuff I wasn't interested in. The only swap I thought about was for a CBX Z which in hindsight I should have gone for. Some people have a strange view on what our bikes are worth. :?
There rubbish them Jap bikes lad they won't last five minutes! you want to get yourself a nice Royal Enfield!
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Re: Am I missing something here.....

Postby 2strokejohnny » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:04 am

that's ebay for ya
people tend to use their prices as a guide to bike prices not what that actually worth, most of them never sell or like you said the buyer backs out,2sj
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Re: Am I missing something here.....

Postby Alan H » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:54 pm

Just check the ebay GT550 prices. Mine's still highest even though it's sold !
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