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1974 850 Commando

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Re: 1974 850 Commando

Postby lazyeye6 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:43 pm

grandpaul wrote:
profdave wrote:I liked your bike, but you (jaguar) know it wasn't what I was looking for. At this stage in my life, I want what I want.

For the price, you could swap out the seat, handlebars & footpegs, and have a nice standard rider. Selling off the fairing, seat, rearsets & clip-ons would net more than you spend on the standard bits, I suspect. About one weekend's work, maybe less than one Saturday if you focus, leaving Sunday for the test ride. Heck, Jag would probably do the swap for you!

I agree. Leaving it as a racer is limiting the market. Old guys with bad backs don't want to mess with a crouch rocket posture. + Paint the tank and side covers and it will sell for $8,000. Or keep it and ride it. You know it is well sorted. Buying to Flip is a dangerous game. Most folks put $10,000 into a bike and get back only $8,000 on the sale. What's in your wallet? :o
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Re: 1974 850 Commando

Postby jaguar » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:47 pm

I couldn't never un-"racer" it.
Zero interest in owning bike that I don't enjoy having around.

I didn't buy to flip, but did know I was not going to keep it forever.

At the end of the day I'm not buried in it by any means.

Like I said, I want to sell it to free up funds ans space to play with different toys.
I feel I have priced it well and actually more then willing to work with a real buyer on price.
But I'm not desperate to sell and more then happy to spend the spring riding it.

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Re: 1974 850 Commando

Postby jaguar » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:28 am

Spring is in the air.

Few more weeks till eBay season though.

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