Complete agreement, Prices are lower in the midwest and even lower on the east coast (compared to west coast). It's simple. 300 hours & stock valves = very bad, 300 hours & new ktm valves = better. 300 hours& new kw valves, best. Nothing more. Relax. Everyone was trying to give sound advice. Noone's is better than anyone else's. This said, if you don't like the replies, perhaps stop saying stuff like Opinions from self-styled "experts"