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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 5th, 2006, 7:16 pm Thread Starter
 
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bikes totalled, got a question?

I talked with my insurance adjuster today and they are going to total my bike, a K1200RS. They offered me the salvage for $1,700, but I'm worried about getting the parts sold. How easy do the body panals, motor, final drive, tranny, rear wheel sale on the site/ebay?

The front end is toast and there are problems with the sub-frame. The dealer mentioned the engine was in good condition and so is the rear of the bike.

Does anyone have experience with bike salvage and is it worth my time?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 5th, 2006, 7:45 pm
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 5th, 2006, 8:05 pm
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You MIGHT get 25% of list price on average for body panels in very good to excellent condition.
You should make some money on the bike. But, you are not going to get rich off of it.
Generally, parts sales are done much better on sites like this and not on eBay.

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Does anyone have experience with bike salvage and is it worth my time?
Fasteddieb parted one out. Look here.
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If you want a different type of project there are a couple different kits like the one at the link below.

http://www.go-t-rex.com
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 7th, 2006, 7:53 am
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try selling the artsd on this site, i am sure someone is looking for a spare part sometime.

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