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Parts prices blow-out?

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by FormerUser1, Nov 23, 2005.

  1. Just saw an insurance quote listing some parts for a Kwaka ZX12.
    Being used to fairly hefty pricing, this one took the cake:
    New muffler (OEM-titanium, NO pipe-works, but some small fittings included) $1900
    Nose cone, pre-painted $1000
    Right-hand side fairing, pre-painted, incl. all stickers/ vents/ indicator/ bits and bobs: $1800

    SICK !!

  2. Picks self up off floor.
    You could get a sports titanium slip on for half that amount listed?
  3. Incredible. What's that, a quarter to a third of the price of the whole bike just to make cosmetic repairs to a working machine? Staggering.
  4. Nothing really out of the ordinary as far as bike parts go. There is over $5000 worth of plastic (as spare parts) on my '95 VFR 750. Does not surprise me that bikes are written off due to falling off thier side stand.
  5. Thats why bike are so easy to write off.

    Any repair bill 40% or more of bike value is usually a write off.
    Bikes have been written off from simply dropping em