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Old 10-18-2008, 07:52 AM   #1
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Cool Layed Down Bike Should I Buy?

so I found this bike that i want to buy and it seems to have some rashes on both sides dont look really big but i was just wondering what would be the side effects later on, from laying it down. any suggestions?
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by the way its a 2005 CBR600RR
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Old 10-18-2008, 08:01 AM   #4
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Have a mechanic check it out.
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Old 10-18-2008, 08:32 AM   #5
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i bought my bike with far more damage than that and fixed it and have had no issues at all. sounds like pretty minor stuff to me.
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Old 10-18-2008, 08:34 AM   #6
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does anyone know how good are those aftermarket fairings from ebay?http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...n%3D3%26ps%3D5 i'm trying to find some cheap left and right side OEM fairings
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Old 10-18-2008, 09:08 AM   #7
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what side of town you at you should talk to patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited or jAVI at true methodz,fairings are very easy to replace iits the frame engine, whats beneath the frame i wat your looking at, and hong kong fairings look great if you get the right kind sometimes the misspell the on there, lol azylums has some on his gixxer and htownz has a set on his f41
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so I found this bike that i want to buy and it seems to have some rashes on both sides dont look really big but i was just wondering what would be the side effects later on, from laying it down. any suggestions?
Not nearly enough info to answer the question.

Usually a minor lowside won't hurt a bike, but since you know it's been wrecked there is a concern that things like forks, triple clamps, subframe and/or the bikes main frame could be bent.
If you are getting the bike unusually cheap, it would be well worth it to make the sale contingent on having a shop check it out.
Money saved on buying wrecked, should not turn into money wasted on a piece of .

You will not go wrong if you take it to Patrick at Motorcycles Unlimited. They have an outstanding reputation and will treat you fairly. Ask anyone on this forum.
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im in bmt but will be going to h-town maybe this weekend where is his shop located?
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Old 10-19-2008, 06:58 PM   #12
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i found the cowlings on ebay hella cheap. about $65 used and in good conditon. but it'l depends if i buy it. thanks guys
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