What's it worth?


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  • svry

Posted September 22, 2008 - 12:49 PM

#1

I had a question for you guys,I was thinking of selling my 1999 YZ400F and upgrading to something newer.My question is what's it worth, I have owned it for two seasons and when I picked it up it was bone stock but well maintained since then I have done the following to set it up for desert riding/racing.

*All new plastics
*Fluidyne Radiators
*Dr D full exhaust D-Shape
*Hyde Racing Skid Plate
*WC frame guards
*Aluminum Sub frame
*Clarke Desert Tank
*Renthal upper clamp with Renthal Twin-Wall bars
*New chain and sprockets ( 15/48)
*Sunline shift lever
*Cycra CRM Pro Bend Pacer Pack Handguards
*BRP chain guide
*BRP disk fin
*new brake pads front and rear
*new oem brake disc front and rear
*Rad Manufacturing Econo series wheels (Black on Black with 18" rear)
*SDG Tall Seat
*Power now and JD Jetting kit
*IMS Low-Boy Pegs

Current Green sticker and clean title


If anyone could help I would appreciate it

  • grayracer513

Posted September 22, 2008 - 12:51 PM

#2

Do you want me to make you feel good, or tell you the truth?

  • svry

Posted September 22, 2008 - 12:54 PM

#3

well I do understand I now have more into it than its worth

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  • grayracer513

Posted September 22, 2008 - 12:59 PM

#4

If you find the right buyer, you might get $2000. It's really worth about $1600. Even that might be hard to get, because your in competition with YZ426's in that range.

The market is funny, though. What seems to always happen to me is that I post an ad, nobody asks about it for a couple of months, then finally somebody bites, and I let him low ball me. The next week is usually filled with people calling about the bike.

  • svry

Posted September 22, 2008 - 01:03 PM

#5

Well then I guess Iam better off keeping it and making it a 440 huh?

  • grayracer513

Posted September 22, 2008 - 01:42 PM

#6

That depends on what you'd rather own. I paid $3200 for my second '06 a year ago, and 3 months later, I sold my '03 with a handful of add-ons for $2200. Any upgrade will cost you something, whether you "trade" yours, or modify it. It's just a matter of where you end up.

Don't try to think of everything in strictly monetary terms. Some stuff has intangible values that can't always be easily convert to dollars.





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