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Old 10-12-2014, 08:18 PM   #1
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How about a Yamaha T-Max thread????

well lookey what followed me home

Short story is I was looking for a T-max but the ones available were at least an eight hour drive one way and $5000+. I put up a WTB ad on craigslist and never had a reply. I ended up buying a used '06 Silver wing with 10k miles locally for $2k about a month ago. Well as luck would have it I got an email last week for someone that had one for sale just about 20 miles from the house. I went to look at it today and it's an '09 and had 3100 miles on it. I got it for $3200 and feel like I got a great deal. Bike was dropped on one side but it only has a few scratches that hopefully I can live with.





There's not much info that I have been able to find online. I will try to post up maintenance and experiences with this scoot as I go along. Anyone looking to buy a silver wing?
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Old 10-12-2014, 08:36 PM   #2
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lower it nice bike hows it on the road ?
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Old 10-12-2014, 08:38 PM   #3
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lower it nice bike hows it on the road ?
handles MUCH better in the corners than the Silverwing. Silverwing has it on acceleration and is a better ride at interstate speeds. The Tmax is easier to handle below say 60 mph and I can definitely feel the 50 lb weight difference when handling them.
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Old 10-12-2014, 08:54 PM   #4
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Yes, how about one...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...ighlight=T-Max

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...ighlight=T-Max

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...ighlight=T-Max

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...ighlight=T-Max


You have chosen wisely. The T-Max is a nice sports scooter.
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Old 10-13-2014, 07:38 PM   #5
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Very nice! I have always wanted a Tmax. I wish they still imported them to the US.
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Old 10-13-2014, 07:48 PM   #6
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Very nice! I have always wanted a Tmax. I wish they still imported them to the US.
Yeah they are really scarce around here. The closest one I could find was an 8 hour drive to pick up and $5k. I'm going to service it this week and get the tags for it.
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Old 10-13-2014, 07:50 PM   #7
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The problem is the price of $8,000 plus for a 500cc bike when you can buy an 850cc motorcycle for about the same money. I prefer scoots myself, I own 2 yamaha majestys and a wr250r. I put 3 times more miles on the scoots than I do on the wr and the wr is a fun bike.
Tony in Tn (who would love to own a tmax, might even trade my wr for one)
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Old 10-14-2014, 08:09 AM   #8
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Congrats on a great buy!

I have a TMAX and absolutely love it. Fell in love the first time I saw it and bought it in 2011. I currently have 28K miles on it and have taken it on several long trip with no problems at all. Lots of good info at MajestyForum.com Congrats!

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Old 10-14-2014, 12:45 PM   #9
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well I spent the morning running errands on the T-Max. I got the oil changed and its ready to go. I'm really loving this ride.
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Old 10-17-2014, 10:28 AM   #10
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That TMAX looks amazingly like a 500cc Honda PCX to me. And that's not a bad thing.

You stole that. Great price.
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