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11-02-2008, 08:18 AM
Face fears - live life
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: West Oakland, CA
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Have you actually seen it? I contacted him weeks ago & he sent me pictures. That bike is not restorable.
The plastics are destroyed and the rest of it isn't in much better shape. He was so pompous in the email that I never even bothered to respond ("$1500 firm, I know what it is and I know what it's worth"
No, I didn't call - I can't afford to pay attention right now.
lol3 But it seems that's a common trait for some people with these bikes. My bike needed a lot of work that I could see - and more that I couldn't
and the guy wanted $3k because another one had sold - with bags and in better shape for that a couple months before. I was desperate & had to have this bike (bad combo) so I beat him up for $100 and got it.
A 375 pound, 750cc dirtbike for about $3000.
Aww...crap...you've got me talking myself into it again.
Oh yeah, I just remembered their one weak spot: the transmissions are made of glass. Must. Remember. That.
See, you've come to your senses.
I guess the moral of the story is - this guy's gonna keep it since he won't budge and most Elefant owners are reasonable, cold-blooded buyers that can walk away from a bad deal.
Yeah, that's it!
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