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Value please

XT 600e, 1998-99 Treg 29k miles, superb condition, help please people!!!! arrrg

Forgot £ sterling please!!!!
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XT 600e, 1998-99 Treg 29k miles, superb condition, help please people!!!! arrrg

Forgot £ sterling please!!!!
I wouldn't pay much over a grand - it would have to be really good.

The time of year is a factor too - it's a buyers market in Autumn/Winter
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I agree, £1000 is about top line, maybe a touch more if it's in concourse condition.
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I spoke to the guy today, it has full service history and is in excellent condition. He wants £1250!!!! He said his friend will give him £1200 in November!!!!! I've heard that one before!!!

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I spoke to the guy today, it has full service history and is in excellent condition. He wants £1250!!!! He said his friend will give him £1200 in November!!!!!
Yeah, yeah yeah, of course he will, that's why he's still trying to sell it....(!)

I'd hold at £1000, cash, now. It's not a rare bike, they come up for sale regularly, and as Tenere Tom said, the prices are starting to drop now, as we head off season. I'd say that he's asking a spring price, not an autumn one.

What's been done under this full service history? As well as including recent oil and filter, air filter, valve clearances, new plug, new brake fluid, new brake pads, new fork fluid, 12 months tax and test, new chain & sprockets, new tyres (that suit you, for the use you want), given the age and mileage, you've also got to think about the rear suspension, bushes, head bearings, wheel bearings, has it got a stainless exhaust, does it have the accessories you want - long range tank, rear rack, front mudguard extension, centre stand and so on. If there is no way you'll spend anything on it for 12 months, then it might be worth it, if you will have to spend more on it, knock it off the asking price.

And remember an asking price is only ever a wish.
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Chill dude!!!!
I know what you mean, i've heard it all before! about it's done this and that and they have a buyer. I'm just giving you what i know! i have yet to see it.
I'm going to text him now, saying £1000 is topline and that is pending condition. I will keep you informed! thanks for the replies so far atb Floyd
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Update, he said he would take £1000 tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Update, he said he would take £1000 tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Well done! (Didn't mean to teach you to suck eggs!!!)

Are you now the proud owner then?
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Can't go till probably Thursday night, i'll keep you informed Lol
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