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It very well may not be any more of a pile of junk than buying a used Ironhead, Shovelhead or EVO that has been passed through multiple owners. How many swap meet specials get put together out of questionable parts, ridden and then sold? If he test rides it and gets it for the right price, rides it for a bit he could sell it for a couple grand. Big deal. Most on here waste that much money on tassels and other crap.
Test ride will tell a lot.
Here in AZ, 3% of MSRP in repairs deems it totaled. 3% can be added up in a few scratches, chrome pieces and the labor to replace it. I know I have written up some ins estimates and I included every screw, clip and shiny crap that did not appear new. It adds up quick .
The test ride will reveal most. To say it’s utter junk is a premature statement.
FWIW, any shovel or Ironhead frame I’ve seen put back in the frame jig, accident or not, needed work.
It’s up to the buyer to look it over.
Thank you! For a great post and for yanking the thread out of the miserable gutter it was falling into. Jeez...
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Thank you! For a great post and for yanking the thread out of the miserable gutter it was falling into. Jeez...
What kind of oil do you use in a bike with a salvage title?????
(Now we’re back on track!)
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By that pile of junk and if it has no oil in it just remember ya cant fix stupid:ha ha
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How many bike have cracked or bent frame from crash that was not reported to insurance: countless.

Spend a 100$ for a expertise then from the expert report you now have a good shot at the dealer to lower is price.

We shall always have an inspection when buying a vehicule, that was what my mother said to me when young. I got a lemon and complain to her about it. Do you need your mom advice also?
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