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post #1 of 5 Old 03-30-2009, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
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I was going to trade a 2000 nissan xtera with 160,000 miles on it for a 2002 klr650 with 17,000 miles on it. The bike has a pipe and jetted with a KN filter. All maint. was supposed to have been done at a dealer. Is this to many miles for a 1 piston motor and should I stay away from this deal. People are offering me 2700. to 3000 grand for the truck. I could always sell it and buy something with less miles. Any advice appreciated.
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-30-2009, 12:20 PM
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If it were me, I'd sell the truck and then pick the bike I want. I think you can find KLRs with a lot less miles on them than that 2002 for that kind of money.

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Yep, take the cash and get the bike for half the cash.
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Yep, get the cash for the truck and give half of it for the bike.
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-30-2009, 07:21 PM
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Deals are out there, be patient. In O7 we bought an 05 KLR for my wife with 7K on it and every conceivable mod even the progressive suspension front & rear! Panniers, the works. In short more mods than mine has and the list below covers that.

The owner did all the work and the bike is perfect.

Spinning / flashing LED tail light;Dished seat;Nerf Bars;Panniers and rack;Aluminum skid pan;Master cylinder guard;tall shield;Heated gel grips;Acerbis Rally Pro guards with spoilers;Superbike low front fender;Doo upgrade;16T counter sprocket; K&N filter and box mod;GPS mount;Dash with voltage meter & clock;1" raising links;T bypass mod;anti vibe bars;anti vibe mirror mounts;Euro light switch; Aluminum choke leaver;new dry cell Super battery;Mefo Expolere's;New bearings and races

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