Craigslist Find Of The Day

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Road Rash, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. WB-PDX

    WB-PDX Long timer

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    No, I just have a friend in CA and we've talked about it. I was just seconding Luke. Luke has more experience with it I am sure. :D
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  2. shrubitup

    shrubitup Uncouth Sloth

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    Could be a branded title on the XT225. Could've been involved in a wreck. Could be difficult to insure. Thankfully the great state of Warshifornia don't need no insurance.:D
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  3. Luke

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    I moved up here from CA last year. The DMV didn't look at the CA registration. They just took the titles, inspected the VINs and gave me new titles and plates. They wanted money and proof of insurance, too, of course.

    One bike was factory street legal, one was a conversion. They might have known, but didn't care.


    I also have a bike that is still registered as planned non-op in CA, but that's because I have no idea where the bike is. I've still got the title in a file somewhere.

    No guarantees of course, but both my and the local DMV's understanding of the law agree.


    OTOH, there's a lot to be said for avoiding anything with goofy paperwork.
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  4. tony the tiger

    tony the tiger Long timer

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    :wink: 'zactly. PM'd ya. :thumb
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  5. Road Rash

    Road Rash Infamous

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    And you have a terrible taste in the threads that you click on :lol3



    I like all bikes, and in 1977 the TS 185 was a pretty cool bike :nod


    Thanks, but I'm trying to talk myself out of this...........I only want this bike for nostalgic reasons :norton

    [​IMG]
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  6. Johnny Drunkard

    Johnny Drunkard Raggamuffin Super Moderator

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    THat boat looks familiar.

    Sugar babe?
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  7. FLYING EYEBALL

    FLYING EYEBALL out of step

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    You still got the helmet?
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  8. peterman

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    Coronet 440!

    "Izzat a hemi,"?

    yes, my son, there IS a god of horsepower, may he reign supreme forever!
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  9. Road Rash

    Road Rash Infamous

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    Yes


    And yes.........................

    The Sugar Babe was about new in that pic.

    The helmet........................ was hung on the shop wall for years after my big face plant, then signed by Evel Knievel in 2005 :D

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  10. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    Nice Trumpet,,what year?
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  11. crazybrit

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  12. dagwood

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  13. linkweewee

    linkweewee tantum quantum

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    Made an offer and I'm off to look at that thing with cash in hand in the morning-people are practically giving bikes away these days...
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  14. WB-PDX

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    If I had the cash, I would have bought it and sat on it. In 6 months, you would sell that bike for $2k the same day you listed it for sale.
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  15. crazybrit

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    Maybe. Buying things to resell isn't worth the effort IMO. You need to title it which is $$$. Your risk tolerance may dictate that you insure it as it won't be covered under your homeowners. It's sitting in your garage and it's not selling (because selling bikes isn't an exact science) and pretty soon it's become an albatross. To each his own I guess.
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  16. shrubitup

    shrubitup Uncouth Sloth

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    Back in the spring of '07 I would buy fire sale bikes and flip them the next week for $1,000 profit. Would advertise early on a Saturday and have it gone by noon. Didn't license in my name. As long as you have title another bill of sale be just fine. Those days are long gone. :cry
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  17. linkweewee

    linkweewee tantum quantum

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    I don't think I can go wrong in buying that XT for $1400.00-I want to ride it for at least a year and even if I sell it for a little less than I paid for it who cares-cannot imagine that bike will be worth much less than $1400.00 to someone in a year...
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  18. WB-PDX

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    You can still do that. If you aren't using whatever it is, there's no need to title it in your name in OR, unless you are worried about it getting stolen. Just don't have the first seller date the title, and there are no extra fees for you or the next owner. :1drink

    You can even sign and date the title if you want, and give it to the next owner with a bill of sale from you. Totally legit. My Toyota was handled that way, DMV had no problems with it.

    I'm not saying it is the safest way to go about things if you are worried about something getting stolen. Beginner models\starter bikes are always easy to sell. I've been flipping bikes for about 5 years, and I've never had a small displacement bike I wasn't able to sell within 4 days.
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  19. peterman

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    so,, yer actually gonna get off the paved surface?

    Yay!

    ride in the rain, ride in the rain,,GO for it!
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  20. wibby

    wibby BrotherFromAnotherMother

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