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Old Yesterday, 09:26 AM   #1
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990 Barn Bike - What's it worth?

Found a super-low miles 2011 990 Adventure that's in rough shape. Basically ridden a couple times from new and left to rot. It starts and sounds OK but looks like hell (filthy). Was dropped on the left side (both turn signals broken, tank scratched, etc). Chain is rusty. Kept outdoors or some sort of leaky shed/barn by the looks of it.

Any thoughts on what this thing is worth as-is? Thinking about buying it if the price is right (i.e. really low) and adding an adventure bike to the stable on the cheap.
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Oh yeah? Pics or it didn't happen... Clue me in man, I'm shopping!

What's he asking? Any idea?

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Probably not worth your time, just go ahead and send me the address and contact info of seller...

Sounds like pretty superficial problems, these bikes are meant to be dirty anyway. New chain, signals, oil and you should be golden.

IDK, I'd low ball at 7k? KBB is 10k, and honestly there are probably a few people around here that would pay that much for a 2011 with low miles...
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Probably not worth your time, just go ahead and send me the address and contact info of seller...

Sounds like pretty superficial problems, these bikes are meant to be dirty anyway. New chain, signals, oil and you should be golden.
Don't know who the seller is. Was informed of the bike by an acquaintance that thought I might be interested. No pics either. It seems that clean, nicely farkled 990s are selling for $8K - $10K based on my limited searching in the Flea Market so far.
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Yeah, it would definitely be worth sniffing out. Good luck with it!
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Old Yesterday, 11:39 AM   #6
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Salvage title?

$5K, perhaps $6K max.
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Just go get the damn thing Garry, we'll get it fixed up.
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Plan on going through every thing. It could take 10-15 hours of shop time to get it all clean, greased and working again. That means it will really take a normal person 2 to 3 times that to get it done. Plus parts.

I used to work at a shop where we had a competition on who could find the biggest mouse nest in a bike. Some barn finds just weren't worth fixing. I gave away an old XR350 that was rusted into one solid piece. If it sort of starts and drives, then I'd spend at least $6k on it.
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