66191Re: What is the best place to find used spare parts?
- Jan 8, 2009--- In TriumphTrophy@yahoogroups.com, "Greg Andrews" <gandrews@...>
> Hi Julien, I also bought a wrecked bike from EBay 2 years ago. The
> front end was ruined. Forks, wheel, radiator, oil cooler, headers
> of course most of the plastic panels. It looked like I'd get thewhole
> bike for $200 but during the last 3 minutes the price took off. Igot
> it for $500. It was close to my brother so that helped. The brokenthat is
> engine mount on the head was rewelded. So I have a spare engine
> ready to go. I've used some parts from it. I have two running 900to
> 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
> do it all again. I don't know. These bikes are so dependable thatbuild
> needing a bunch of spare parts lying about is not that necessary.
> I was impressed on how fast Sprint manufacturing sent a petcock
> kit. I look on EBay but I try not to bid against a name I recognizeget
> from this list.
> "POTIERj" wrote:
> I finaly brought a second bike, a 20 000 miles used Trophy 1200 to
> 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.
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