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The bike has been in storage for 8 years. guy had a Stroke and hasn't been able to ride. said it was started and new gas added. guy is looking to sell it for around NADA price. my problem is not knowing how many problems i will be looking at. other then the basic. the bike if fuel injected. so no carb's to worry about, but what else should i worry still looking at $13,000 if you have any comments please i need all i can get before i buy this bike
 

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The old girl is 10 years old and has been in storage for 8 years? You have a moral obligation to get her out of prison and back on the road! :)

After standing for 8 years, I would expect that you'll have to replace the tires (never ride on rubber that's more than 6 years old!). I would also suggest having a shop flush her fluids - gasoline, oil, hydraulic fluids, etc. While doing that, they'll check that none of the rubber hoses has dried out. Have them clean the air filter and the plugs as well, then you should be good to go for about 6000 kms. It's better to spend a bit up front to have her serviced, then you'll get a full season of uninterrupted riding out of her.
 

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I think he is asking WAY too much.
Among other things, someone should have a good look inside the gas tank.
Just sitting like that, it's likely there is some rust in there; maybe a lot.

At a minimum, start at the "low trade in price" and subtract $500 for tires and $1000 for other service that you will need.
My guess is that will put it down around $10,000.
 

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The old girl is 10 years old and has been in storage for 8 years? You have a moral obligation to get her out of prison and back on the road! :)

After standing for 8 years, I would expect that you'll have to replace the tires (never ride on rubber that's more than 6 years old!). I would also suggest having a shop flush her fluids - gasoline, oil, hydraulic fluids, etc. While doing that, they'll check that none of the rubber hoses has dried out. Have them clean the air filter and the plugs as well, then you should be good to go for about 6000 kms. It's better to spend a bit up front to have her serviced, then you'll get a full season of uninterrupted riding out of her.
This right here. Just have a shop go through her. The biggest thing you're looking for is dry rot on some things....other than that, she'll be good to go.
 

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Ken is right....the fuel tank sitting for eight years will at least have some sludge. If its been run with that in the tank the fuel pump filters may be clogged up and if they are anything like Hayabusa ones then you are up for around $300 to$600 for a replacement....ditto the injectors. All the rubbers should be suspect and as stated all this is $$$ so start lower and work up.
 
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