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Old 11-03-2010, 09:49 AM   #18271
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Here ya go. Sprocket Center GREAT sprockets.

And they have these,
http://www.sprocketcenter.com/p/1167...sprocket-.html
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Old 11-03-2010, 10:19 AM   #18272
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Which rear tire? OE size or something like a 606? I was debating swapping a 14 in front to make it better on the highway.

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I went with 14/48 Primary Drive. Seems to work everywhere?
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Old 11-03-2010, 10:30 AM   #18273
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Tom,

Which rear tire? OE size or something like a 606? I was debating swapping a 14 in front to make it better on the highway.
Running D-756 110/18 right now. Usually run Dez IT 110/18 or IT100/18. Had 13/47 sprockets on previously & this now 14/48 is very close, broader more usable 1st gear & a tad better top end on highway.
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Old 11-03-2010, 10:57 AM   #18274
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Here is a better one... and fantastic customer service.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538235

Lighter and less bulk but plenty strong and I dare say more stable when used as directed.
Is it really better? Lighter than aluminum? You want to pay for shipping?
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Old 11-03-2010, 12:44 PM   #18275
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Yeah. I'd have been happy to do a fly-n-ride to bring back a $3500 WR, but the ones that looked promising couldn't be registered in CA. I wound up paying a lot more for a new one but it meant the difference between riding & not riding; I chose riding
Wow, I didn't know this. If I buy a bike out of California I can not ride it home and registar it here.
That sucks. That's crazy
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Old 11-03-2010, 12:53 PM   #18276
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Buying a new bike is tough

Looked at a 08 wrx yesterday with a sticker price of 5900. Went back today and offered 5500 which was accepted, but when we wrote it up they added on 1200 for shipping and handling, so the price of the bike was not 5500 but 6700. I was so excited to be buying the bike and so disgusted at what I thought were shit business practices, I walked out. Anybody have a good used wrx or r for sale in southern CA.
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Old 11-03-2010, 12:58 PM   #18277
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Here is a better one... and fantastic customer service.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538235

Lighter and less bulk but plenty strong and I dare say more stable when used as directed.
+1 on this product! I fits neatly in my already over-stuffed tool tube. It's paid for itself by making regular chain maintenance easier. I should probably figure out how raise the front wheel.
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Old 11-03-2010, 01:00 PM   #18278
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Wow, I didn't know this. If I buy a bike out of California I can not ride it home and registar it here.
That sucks. That's crazy
If it's not a CA model (some were sold out of state, by dealers snatching up inventory from belly-up California dealers) you can IF and ONLY IF it has at least 7500 miles on the odometer. There are probably only a handful of WRR/X's with that many miles, and most of those aren't for sale .

The quickest way to tell in a photograph is to look at the skid plate area. A California model will have a black canister about 3" in diameter paralleling the front downtube holding the charcoal evap. system. This isn't foolproof with a used bike because there's nothing stopping an owner from pulling it off, but it's one clue.
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Old 11-03-2010, 01:11 PM   #18279
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Looked at a 08 wrx yesterday with a sticker price of 5900. Went back today and offered 5500 which was accepted, but when we wrote it up they added on 1200 for shipping and handling, so the price of the bike was not 5500 but 6700. I was so excited to be buying the bike and so disgusted at what I thought were shit business practices, I walked out. Anybody have a good used wrx or r for sale in southern CA.
Unfortunately, a dealer from the used car lot side of life.

So was that $6700 out the door, including tax, reg fees, etc.? If so, I'd say that was high by about $700. There are people here who've paid even less, but from my recent experience, California Yamaha dealers know exactly where every CA model is in the state, they talk to each other, and they ain't dealin'.

You can try a counteroffer, but I tried working with a dealer like that in NorCal--East Bay Motorsports--and they wouldn't budge below $8400 otd! They didn't get the sale...
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Old 11-03-2010, 01:30 PM   #18280
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Wow, I didn't know this. If I buy a bike out of California I can not ride it home and registar it here.
That sucks. That's crazy
There is an '09 out my in VT with 8700 miles on it for $3500. That will qualify for CA regs.
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:47 PM   #18281
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There is an '09 out my in VT with 8700 miles on it for $3500. That will qualify for CA regs.
'm sure it would but boy that a long wayaway!
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:51 PM   #18282
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Looked at a 08 wrx yesterday with a sticker price of 5900. Went back today and offered 5500 which was accepted, but when we wrote it up they added on 1200 for shipping and handling, so the price of the bike was not 5500 but 6700. I was so excited to be buying the bike and so disgusted at what I thought were shit business practices, I walked out. Anybody have a good used wrx or r for sale in southern CA.
I love my bike but $6700 for an 08 is robbery. Hang in there one will turn up. Bussiness in CA is not that good?
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:53 PM   #18283
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Unfortunately, a dealer from the used car lot side of life.

So was that $6700 out the door, including tax, reg fees, etc.? If so, I'd say that was high by about $700. There are people here who've paid even less, but from my recent experience, California Yamaha dealers know exactly where every CA model is in the state, they talk to each other, and they ain't dealin'.

You can try a counteroffer, but I tried working with a dealer like that in NorCal--East Bay Motorsports--and they wouldn't budge below $8400 otd! They didn't get the sale...
NO,no......5500+1200+214 plates+7.75% tax 412+55(god knows what)= 7,826. No way I can buy new!
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Old 11-03-2010, 02:55 PM   #18284
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Anybody have a good used wrx or r for sale in southern CA.
Just keep your eyes open/check Craig's List regularly......a local friend picked up a used/stock 08 for $3K a couple of months ago......
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:02 PM   #18285
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I love my bike but $6700 for an 08 is robbery. Hang in there one will turn up. Bussiness in CA is not that good?
Yeah Tom, I'm with you. I got time and I'm going to let in be know I want this bike aND HAVE CASH IN HAND AND MY PHONE WILL RING ONE DAY WITH A SELLER. ( GOT A STICKY shift key here)
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