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post #1 of 5 Old 11-24-2008, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Question What to ask?????

What do I need to ask about or need to know about a 2002 VEE 1000. This is the description.

"2002 Suzuki V-Strom 1000. Grey. Great condition. Very well maintained. Extra windshield, soft rear cargo bags, expandable tank bag. Renthal bars. 33,800 miles. "
Help would be great. I curently ride a cruser and know zip about the V-stroms.
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post #2 of 5 Old 11-25-2008, 12:17 AM
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Mileage, maintenance records, clear title, and a test ride.

That's at least were I would start.

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post #3 of 5 Old 11-25-2008, 08:10 AM
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What Tige said, maintenance records. Have the valves been run?

It's more fun to ride a slow bike fast than to ride a fast bike slow.
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post #4 of 5 Old 11-25-2008, 05:35 PM
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Has the original clutch basket been changed out? This was the only real issue with the 2002 year and part of the 2003 year run. No other issues.


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post #5 of 5 Old 11-26-2008, 01:05 AM
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This isn't Strom specific but it's still a great site about what to look for in used bikes. Definitely worth a read!

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