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66191Re: What is the best place to find used spare parts?

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  • POTIERj
    Jan 8, 2009
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      --- In TriumphTrophy@yahoogroups.com, "Greg Andrews" <gandrews@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Hi Julien, I also bought a wrecked bike from EBay 2 years ago. The
      > front end was ruined. Forks, wheel, radiator, oil cooler, headers
      and
      > of course most of the plastic panels. It looked like I'd get the
      whole
      > bike for $200 but during the last 3 minutes the price took off. I
      got
      > it for $500. It was close to my brother so that helped. The broken
      > engine mount on the head was rewelded. So I have a spare engine
      that is
      > ready to go. I've used some parts from it. I have two running 900
      > Trophys and having spare parts is okay so I changed my insurance to
      > liability only. That saves about $200 per year. If I had the chance
      to
      > do it all again. I don't know. These bikes are so dependable that
      > needing a bunch of spare parts lying about is not that necessary.
      > I was impressed on how fast Sprint manufacturing sent a petcock
      build
      > kit. I look on EBay but I try not to bid against a name I recognize
      > from this list.
      > Greg
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > "POTIERj" wrote:
      > I finaly brought a second bike, a 20 000 miles used Trophy 1200 to
      get
      > the few spare parts I needed. If like me you need spares it's an
      > economic solution to buy a crashed bike.
      > Hope this helps.
      > Julien
      >
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