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2005 GSXR1000 for only $6000 - good price?

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Nucleotide, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. I've got the opportunity to purchase a 2005 GSXR1000 for $6000 with 1 years reg.

    It's done 10,000k's and apparently in excellent condition. I haven't seen the bike myself and probably wont until mid to late February.



    Personally, I think this is a damn good price but I'm curious what others think?
     
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  2. got service history ? ownership history? been flogged or worshipped? check to make sure not a repairable writeoff. thats 1000 per year worth of kms..
    hmmmmmm
     
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  3. :-s Doesnt by chance belong to some bloke that just
    'has no time to ride it'
    'works on an oil rig'
    'never home inOz'
    'is stationed overseas in Timor (military)
    ' can only supply you with photos'
    'cant deliver till God knows When'
    'could arrange courier I s'pose'
    'you can pay upfront and have it delivered' Wow!!

    Be careful mate..........there are low mileage bikes around but that seems excessively low for a gixxer
     
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  4. Sorry, I should have mentioned above that it's actually a trade-in. I work for a car dealership and we have paid the owner around $9000 for it as a trade-in against a new vehicle but I can get it for $6000. So it's probably worth closer to $11/12000 private I would say?

    That said, I don't know much about the GSXR and just wanted to know if this was a good price/about right, bloody cheap or otherwise. To me, $6000 for a bike like this is bloody good but I just wanted to be sure before forking out $$$.
     
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  5. Buy it,

    if you don't like it sell and make a profit.
     
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  6. check bike sales.
    If its legit and the bike is good it seems like a a good buy
     
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  7. Wanna borrow a calculator Goddie?
    Or would you lend me $10000? I'll pay you back $1000 a year for 6 years...
     
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  8. err, $6k to buy, 10000 on clock over a period 6 years, I meant avg travelled of 1k [kms] per year for 6 years. I should have been more specific.

    Why would a trader PAY $9 then sell at $6?? Unless of course the 'sale' item has 100% mark up??

    At that price $6k, tis a bargain basement price...
     
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  9. This all sounds fishy an 05 isnt worth $9 k as a trade in.
     
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  10. What do you think it's worth then?
     
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  12. I'd expect to pay 8-10k (10k being pretty fuggin mint, low km) for one in private sale, personally. Def not 12k lol, but dealers always price shit out of the market imo.
     
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  13. its probably 7.5 to 8 as a private sale. my point was that you don't get private sale prices if you trade they would probably be trading it at 6 or 5.

    makes mire sense then that they are giving it to you at 6.

    its a good price and if you want a 1000 its a good bike but your work isn't losing money on it.
     
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