Good deal? 02 WR426

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  • vfr661

Posted June 02, 2009 - 08:15 PM


I found a two 02 WR426. Both are about 2-3 hours drive away. Both are bone stock with low hours and mileage.

The first one has new tires and list for $2200.
The second list for $2000.

Do you think these two are decent deals? What should I look for when I go and inspect the bike? Thanks in advance for your inputs.

vfr661 :crazy:

  • 2in2out

Posted June 03, 2009 - 12:19 PM


I bought the same bike several months ago for the same price after months of watching Craigslist. It's been the best $2200 I've spent. Although I'm saving up for a 2006 or newer WR450 to make street legal.

  • shawnbo

Posted June 03, 2009 - 02:05 PM


Its' not a screaming deal, but a good one. I own a 426. It's a great bike. Here in Denver they are selling between $1800-$2500.

  • shawnbo

Posted June 03, 2009 - 02:07 PM


check for leaks, smoke out the exhaust. Fork seals are pricey to haev replaced if you can't do it yourself. Watch for super clean bikes, they scare me. (Someone trying to cover up abuse) I'd rather see a bike with some dirt on it but sprokets and chain/tires are in good shape. Take some pics if them, maybe we can help you decide.

  • Two Eyed Jack

Posted June 03, 2009 - 02:19 PM


Hi, I bought an '02 WR426 a few weeks ago off craigslist for $1,650. It had a broken clutch lever and a scratched up front fender, but other than that, in good shape. It still has the original front tire, so not alot of miles. It starts the first kick. I thought that was a pretty screaming deal.

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  • PowerBomb

Posted June 03, 2009 - 06:15 PM


I just picked an 02 up for $2150. Everything was original and in great shape.

  • pablo83

Posted June 06, 2009 - 06:02 PM


Its' not a screaming deal, but a good one. I own a 426. It's a great bike. Here in Denver they are selling between $1800-$2500.

I looked for a WR in Colorado Springs for about a year and finally picked up a 426 for $2100. I haven't seen one for $1800, but maybe I'm not looking hard enough.

  • bdruff

Posted June 09, 2009 - 10:02 PM


I saw one here in fresno on craigslist for $1,900 and it was STREET LEGAL!!! Try to find one that has a plate but about $2,000 is what Ive seen. I have a 01 wr426 and I love it

  • vfr661

Posted June 10, 2009 - 12:30 PM


I picked up the bike for $2K. It's very clean and all stock. :thumbsup: :lol:

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  • GCannon

Posted June 10, 2009 - 03:48 PM


Wow! that is low hours looks showroom stock have fun and start reading.

Read up and start modifying:banana: :thumbsup: :lol:

  • SpacinDangler

Posted June 10, 2009 - 07:59 PM


I picked up a 98 WR 400 last week in Phoenix off of craigslist for $1000.1 owner bike in great condition,didn't need another bike but seemed like to good of a deal to pass up!


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