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post #1 of 23 Old 09-15-2014, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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Recommendations: Sell as is or part out the farkles first?

I've decided to sell my 07 Wee and just listed it locally on craigslist.

I did have some thoughts about value of certain parts and whether or not I'd be best off to sell them separately.

I currently have my bike listed at $3950 as is with 44k miles.

Zumo 550 w/ locking mount
Soft luggage
Givi top box (w/ scuffs)
Givi screen with some obvious wear.
Adjustable windscreen mounts
Older Corbin seat from a dl100
etc.

What are your thoughts on the bike price and the parts value?










Thank you in advance.

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post #2 of 23 Old 09-15-2014, 05:13 PM
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Separating makes more money. People will buy the stuff you take off but won't add that value to the price of the bike.

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What Greywolf said above...........applies to just about ANY bike that you sell. Re-coup some of your farkle $$$ by selling them separately......think of it as "renting the farkle".....:biggrinjester:

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post #4 of 23 Old 09-15-2014, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
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Very true.

In particular, I'm curious how you guys feel about the evaluation of my bike as a whole and what would you suggest I list the farkles for individually? I don't want you to do any work for me, but I trust others opinions more than dated FS threads.

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Neat looking soft luggage. What brand?
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post #6 of 23 Old 09-15-2014, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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Nelson-Rigg soft luggage.

It also has a Dan Vesel pannier guard to keep the left side off the bike.
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With that many miles I think your pricing is on the money - but that's just me. I recently sold my '09 Wee which was very nicely equipped with lots of meaningful and useful mods for a couple hundred less, the only downside being that it was due for tires and a chain.

It kinda boils down to how you feel about your bike as it is and how you want the new owner to be happy. I'd done so much to my bike that it just wouldn't have been the same useful and practical machine by stripping it back down. I wanted the new owner to enjoy it and take good care of it as-is plus whatever else he wants to do to it.

Maybe overly sentimental of me but I think part of the fun is building on to it and creating something that's appreciated. Kinda like building a custom in a way, except it's a much more limited, slower, cheaper (yet practical) process.

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I bought a 07 as yours 5 years ago for $3500 (5400 miles) with out your farks. Just sold a ZUMO 550 with mount on eBay for $380. Your soft luggage is a asset.

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I've decided to sell my 07 Wee and just listed it locally on craigslist.

I did have some thoughts about value of certain parts and whether or not I'd be best off to sell them separately.

I currently have my bike listed at $3950 as is with 44k miles.

Zumo 550 w/ locking mount
Soft luggage
Givi top box (w/ scuffs)
Givi screen with some obvious wear.
Adjustable windscreen mounts
Older Corbin seat from a dl100
etc.

What are your thoughts on the bike price and the parts value?










Thank you in advance.
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I'd be interested in the top box!
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post #10 of 23 Old 09-15-2014, 10:48 PM
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With as few low value farkles as you have, I wouldn't bother with the hassle of selling them separately. YMMV

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