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Post  YZFJohn on Fri Feb 15 2013, 20:19

I sold my soul today and went to buy this 2003 GSXR600 with on 6100 miles on it but was saved when I pointed out to the dealer that the earliest MOT certificate had over 8000miles on it! Deal OFF!!!! slap'ed
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Post  bobh on Fri Feb 15 2013, 20:42

Name and shame the dealer? Mad
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Post  YZFJohn on Fri Feb 15 2013, 20:48

It was VivaMoto but I think it was a case of them not doing due diligence. If your out to fake the mileage you wouldn't leave the first mot in you only leave the last one in. Just my opinion, but since I now have doubt, I can't touch it, so back hunting for the 'one' again.

I got to say I never thought I would give a GXSR a look, let alone buy one.
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Post  MrNutt on Fri Feb 15 2013, 20:54

glad you plugged it all before it could have been a terrible mistake! shame as that's a rather nice looking bike there, I nearly got a gixxer, ad may consider a 750 or 1000 in the future

any other bikes on the horizon john?
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Post  YZFJohn on Fri Feb 15 2013, 20:58

Nope, back to square one. Need a break from as feeling very p...d off. 4 bike I phoned for last weekend - already sold.
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Post  MrNutt on Fri Feb 15 2013, 21:01

sounding like tomcom now with all the bikes being sold!
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Post  0ldcat on Fri Feb 15 2013, 21:02

Shame that, nice looking bike.

Sgtbash (who we've not seen for some time), had one. Lovely machine, not as comfy as the cat - apart from the seat - sharper handling, slimmer . . . oh, and thirstier [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

I think it was a case of them not doing due diligence. If your out to fake the mileage you wouldn't leave the first mot in you only leave the last one in.
Hmmm, I doubt it. I'd wager they weren't counting on someone as would actually look.

There's no way the dealer didn't know about the mileage, they will have been as diligent as you with the documents . . . caught with their pants down, well done you Clap . . . . . . .
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Post  YZFJohn on Fri Feb 15 2013, 21:19

In the picture the red one, far left is a Thundercat.
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Post  greencat on Fri Feb 15 2013, 21:47

Ahh, bet you're pissed off it wasn't as advertised, but glad you spotted the mis-representation. Well done you!
Hope you find what you're looking for - you deserve some good luck and a nice pair of wheels.
Hope to catch up with you sometime this year. Thoughts are turning to riding again - at last.
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Post  ellie on Fri Feb 15 2013, 22:03

My ex bought a bike from Vivamoto, Had problems with a steering damper but apart from that I think it was ok.

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Post  jayster on Fri Feb 15 2013, 22:17

shame, it looks tidy enough, wonder if its still at the same price in the dealers now they know the mileage is questionable?!?!

the k3 is a bit tame anyway... Wink the k5/k6 is the one to have if your budget will stretch to it...
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Post  Snowcat on Fri Feb 15 2013, 22:26

That's a real shame John as it looks a proper nice bike. Glass half empty says luck not on your side but on the other hand glass half full says you spotted a discrepancy and even though the bike looks pretty tidy, managed to walk away. I take it that's it with this dealer now pal??

I'm sure the right bike is out there with your name on, you're doing well being so patient but I'm sure it's like banging your head against a brick wall.

Good luck mate Smile
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Post  HEHORE on Fri Feb 15 2013, 22:41

Dealers are in it for the money , chances are they have now "accidentally misplaced" that mot certificate now that you pointed out the problem , but well spotted
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Post  ellie on Sat Feb 16 2013, 06:43

I see they've got a Daytona 650 in John but I presume once bitten, twice shy and all that!
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Post  Dirt Bike Dave on Sat Feb 16 2013, 07:24

Well spotted mate. I would give that dealer a bypass myself. They obviously don't do the proper checks. Which makes me think what else do they not do properly!!! Evil or Very Mad

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Post  YZFJohn on Sat Feb 16 2013, 08:24

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I see they've got a Daytona 650 in John but I presume once bitten, twice shy and all that!

It's been dropped on the right and the higher is broke, wouldn't budge on price though.

I still think that if they were trying to hide the mileage they would have taken the first MOT in the pile out and left the later ones in that started with 4Kish and worked up to the 6k. Doesn't make sense to leave it in.

They said when they have found out what gas gone on they will rework the price and call me. It means at the very least it has 15k+ on it.

It was tidy except for the rear shock being rusty in places but was thinking I could refresh that over winter. There was some touch up on the right so had been dropped while stationary.

Well, will see what comes of their call if I get one.
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Post  Radar on Sat Feb 16 2013, 09:07

Lucky escape John, ell spotted. Stear clear, plenty of other bikes out there mate
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Post  YZFJohn on Sat Feb 16 2013, 09:20

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:shame, it looks tidy enough, wonder if its still at the same price in the dealers now they know the mileage is questionable?!?!

the k3 is a bit tame anyway... Wink the k5/k6 is the one to have if your budget will stretch to it...

K5 or 6 would be nice but I am trying to keep to 2500 or less and can only pay card till my money comes in, so unless I have one with 35,000 or similar silly mileage it will have to be a K3.

The "Sold My Sole" title was because I've always ribbed the Gixxer for being the Vectra/ Mondeo of the bike world - wherever you go you see a bloody Gixxer. Did love the color scheme on this one and it sounded beautiful even with a standard can.

After 180mile round trip yesterday culminating in a disastrous hunt and then costing me a meal at the OK Diner on the way back, i've got 2 places round Grantham to check and then will go to Webbs to see the New Daytona650 and sulk while having a tea and bacon roll. wall
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Post  thunderstu600 on Sat Feb 16 2013, 10:09


The "Sold My Sole" title was because I've always ribbed the Gixxer for being the Vectra/ Mondeo of the bike world - wherever you go you see a bloody

Now now, mondeo yeah, but VEXTRAS are great Very Happy I got one and shes beautiful lol.

I'm glad you noticed it was dodgy, and used your head not your heart. Like everyone else has said, Take your time and the right one wil come along soon
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Post  ellie on Sat Feb 16 2013, 10:54

Keep it real John & stick with the Triumph, it's the only way forward green smile
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Post  0ldcat on Sat Feb 16 2013, 12:14

Dunno what yer budget is buddy but if yer sellin yer soul Don\'t Know . . . . Have a look naughty

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Probably/Maybe outside budget, but because I know you like blue, and this looks Sooooooo Gorgeous

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Then there's a wee dealership around the way from me not heard anything bad about them . . . I've used them for service & MoT in the past and for aftermarket bits n bobs. [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] , just outside Alfreton on the A38.
Has a small showroom but looks like he sells online via ebay . . . GSXR1000K1 [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] or a GSXR600K7 [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
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Post  YZFJohn on Sat Feb 16 2013, 13:38

Hi Tel,
I say I've got to keep close to 2k but would stretch to 2500.

Had text from another dealer that he has a very good condition Kwak 636, 2002 with 19k on Clock coming in on Wednesday and he with be looking for £2200. So may go look at that next weekend.
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Post  Roll The Bones on Sun Feb 17 2013, 17:00

Just come out of my winter hibernation but glad you seem back on track now John.

Whatever you get treat it with love & kindness or will you just wring its neck and enjoy it John? green smile
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Post  YZFJohn on Sun Feb 17 2013, 19:00

I always treat my bikes well so that they look after me.

However, local dealer does have a track day at Snetterton on April 22, that will be a good bonding session. Their hoping to have 3 instructors along as well.
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Post  Roll The Bones on Sun Feb 17 2013, 19:35

Are you able to just come along and watch? If so may pop along as I know I'd fall off otherwise.
Will be back from a course at Southend that weekend (work) and the Cat's due a MoT then so will get that done early April when another number goes up on my profile. old
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