Tiger 1050 Milage

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by Fireman1000, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. Fireman1000

    Fireman1000 Long timer

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    Any known issues with high milage 1050's. I'm shopping for a used one, and I've found one in my price range, only thing is it has 48,000 miles on it. I have no idea of the histoy because it's at a dealer. I'm actually trying to trade a 2011 FZ8 for one, and this one may be an even swap. Just wondering if these bikes devolope gremlins as the miles rack up.
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  2. shaner1100gs

    shaner1100gs Been here awhile

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    I had one with 35,000 before I traded it in for the new Explorer 1200. I had no problems with it. I've heard of a few going over 100,000 without any problems.

    Shane
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  3. CRASHDADDY

    CRASHDADDY Adventurer

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    I just turned 51K on my 07 1050, no problems. GREAT motor, you'll love it
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  4. wrecked'em

    wrecked'em satisfied enzyte user

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    38 k on mine. no problems.
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  5. Fireman1000

    Fireman1000 Long timer

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    Well, I've found a 2009 with only 4,300 miles, so that's the one I'm going to go for.
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  6. Socrates

    Socrates Been here awhile

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    Go for it. The bike is a blast. I have 18k on mine and no problems.
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  7. Daytrader

    Daytrader Elitist Bastard

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    22,000 on mine. No problems.
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  8. bdb1513

    bdb1513 Adventurer

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    I'm sitting just over 20k on my 07. picked it up with 16k and have no problems, great bike.
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  9. pike

    pike Been here awhile

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    Been thinking of selling my VFR and getting a 1050 myself. I miss the seating position of my weestrom but want more power.
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  10. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Anatomically Correct

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    just flipped 100K on my '07 . . . . . tires, gas, oil, three instrument cluster circuit boards (all covered in warranty), and a Voltage Regualtor (not under warranty) . . . . .

    Love the bike, still . . . . .
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  11. Pacific

    Pacific Left Coast Adventurer

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    I know a guy in phoenix who has 100k miles on his, without issue. He is an exemplary mechanic who performs all his own service. Point is, if the bike has been well cared for, it still has a lot of miles left in it.
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