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Old 01-11-2019, 08:44 AM
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I found a road glide with 86,000 miles should I buy or pass itís a 2007
 
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:49 AM
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Dirt cheap and you can do all your own work. And expect to. It being used locally as a hobby and not depending on it would also be great.

And welcome from Hampton Roads Virginia.
 

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Old 01-11-2019, 08:54 AM
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He wants $6k but Iím going to offer $5k
 
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Old 01-11-2019, 01:25 PM
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Welcome from Pittsburgh, Pa and if you do your own work and it's's sound; knock yourself out.

Go in low and hope for the best.
 
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Find out if the cam chain tensioners were replaced. $5k is a nice offer if the bike checks out.
 
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that's a low mileage cream puff...86K in 11 years??? buy it.... the '07 is a weird one year model... 96 CID (updated oil pump and tensioners which I'd replace, because I can) 6 speed... and if I remember correctly the 5 gal tank
Five grand gets you a lot of bike, as a clean canvas....
 
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Originally Posted by getgulley88 View Post
He wants $6k but Iím going to offer $5k
NADA low retail is $5,800.Average retail $7,600.

$6,000 private sale, if it has new tires and great condition doesn't sound too bad. $5,000 would be better.
 
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yes 5 gal. tank I have 07 sg
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Old 01-29-2019, 01:29 PM
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I'd offer less and consider waiting out the owner because most bagger buyers aren't mechanics and mileage scares them. That mileage isn't low by market standards, the market is saturated, and there are more bikes for sale than old men to buy them. I'm old too but I'm ruthless and have "cash register eyes" from buying and selling used cars. It's winter and your location works to your advantage.

I like waving cash under a sellers nose because people hate walking away from dead presidents. It's only a toy and there are plenty more where that came from. BTW book value is an almost arbitrary loan value when it comes to motorcycles. It's to give finance companies something to work with.

When riding and enjoying, be a happy enthusiast! When buying be a stone killer and enjoy the hunt.
 

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