Bike Pricing Question

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 9 16:20:24 PDT 2008


I'd pay $1500 and do it. If it was super low mileage a bit more. I 
picked up a running fairly good shape salvage bike for $1700



On Jun 9, 2008, at 2:28 PM, Joanna Moss wrote:

> I am finally getting rid of the 2000 SV650 that I have had in my 
> garage for almost 2 years. I have a friend who wants to buy it and 
> keeps asking me for a price. I crashed it 4 days after I bought it and 
> it has only been ridden home since then. It is a cosmetic total 
> (mainly: dented tank, scratched frame, scratched tail piece) and I 
> haven't applied for a salvage title. I used the money from insurance 
> to buy basically the same bike and have been swapping parts until I 
> now have mine set up the way I want. Right now, the carbs are off and 
> missing a needle or two, the choke cable and a couple of other small 
> parts have been cannibalized, the exhaust is of and the bike just 
> needs general maintenance because it has been sitting for so long. It 
> is basically stock after switching out parts for my current bike. The 
> tires, chain, sprocket, brakes and all those wear-and-tear items are 
> in good shape. It should run, but it needs putting back together which 
> I don't have time or energy to do now or in the foreseeable future. 
> So, anyone have any ballpark idea of what I should be asking a friend 
> for this? He wants to get it running again and get a salvage title. He 
> is a great mechanic who would enjoy doing it.
>
> TIA.
>
> - Joanna
>



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