Should I buy spare parts bike?

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  • tmav66

Posted February 19, 2016 - 06:02 AM


I recently purchased a pristine 09 yz450 and plan on keeping it for a long time cause it's all the bike I need. So my question is my buddy just gave up on his 07 yz450 and said he'd sell it to me for 650$. It has brand new cases, crank, jug, piston and head. He rode it once for about a hour after rebuild then it lost spark and is just fed up with it and bought a new bike. Forks leak shocks leak but that's not a biggie. So what do u guys think? Is it worth it? And are the forks and shock on a 07 the same as 09 cause it would be worth setting em up for woods and having two sets for mx and woods to swap would be nice. Thanks

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Posted February 19, 2016 - 06:59 AM


An 07 YZ450F for $650? I'd buy it. You could probably get it running again and fix the leaky forks and shock and still be under $1000 total into the bike. Keep it or turn around and sell it for a profit.


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Edited by CSAR FE, February 19, 2016 - 07:00 AM.

  • tmav66

Posted February 22, 2016 - 06:03 PM


I'm gonna go for it, what the hell.

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