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7/7/2018 10:38 AM

Buying the 2019 KX450 for 9300.00 when I can buy two 2018’s for 10,900. Decisions decisions!!

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“Let the Good Times Roll”

7/7/2018 10:45 AM

If I am you, I’d go for the 2 18’s all day long.

Have a stock and mod, or just keep one of them under a blanket for the next 3 years.

You’re in a good position either way!

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shit'll buff out

7/7/2018 10:48 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/7/2018 10:48 AM

Buy the two 18s, unless you need the Eli start

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7/7/2018 10:48 AM
Edited Date/Time: 7/7/2018 12:35 PM

Those 49mm Showa SPRING forks are worth every penny.

#airforksbestupid

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7/7/2018 10:50 AM

Hell just buy one ‘18 and go nuts on how rad you can make it.
Not to be a Spode but at that price I may go green, is that a dealership in NC?

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7/7/2018 10:54 AM

Would just buy one and keep $5k in your pocket.

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7/7/2018 10:54 AM

It's really gonna hurt when they are blowing them 2019s out cheap next May

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7/7/2018 11:05 AM

Buy 1 kx and use the left over money to help your friends fix their KTMs so they can go ride with you smile

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7/7/2018 11:06 AM

Jeremy Macbeth wrote:

Those 49mm Showa SPRING forks are worth every penny.

#airforksbestupid

Showa, not KYB.

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7/7/2018 11:06 AM

kkawboy14 wrote:

Buy 1 kx and use the left over money to help your friends fix their KTMs so they can go ride with you smile

Bwuahahahahahaha!silly

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7/7/2018 11:07 AM

I was having this same conversation out this way. Saw some SoCal dealers in the same price range. 2 for 1 gets my vote. Do the spring conversion or like one said have a stock an mod. Good luck. cheers.

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7/7/2018 11:18 AM

A dealer in Denver has 17s listed at $5299

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vomiting equals disqualification.

7/7/2018 11:19 AM

Wait, I thought you had one already and "havent had a single issue".

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7/7/2018 12:27 PM

More often than not, dealers with super low stickers are douchebags that stack up ridiculous fees until it's $8k out the door. So we gotta ask...can you really get them for $11k otd?

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7/7/2018 12:31 PM

MX915 wrote:

Wait, I thought you had one already and "havent had a single issue".

Seems like ol Racer111 is making shit up....


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Tomac and/or Anderson for 2020.....

7/7/2018 12:35 PM

byke wrote:

More often than not, dealers with super low stickers are douchebags that stack up ridiculous fees until it's $8k out the door. ...more

Good point...

There was a 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 listed for $8,999 by a notorious SoCal multi-line dealer...
So, I called...
There was some kind of $2,800 dealer fee that I’ve never heard of...per the guy on the phone.
By the time he got done stacking up the various fees & what not: it wasn’t a good deal...

Some dealers really are terrible.

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Nobody ever told me, I found out for myself. You've got to believe in foolish miracles. It's not how you play the game, it's if you win or lose. You can choose. Don't confuse. Win or lose. It's up to you!

7/7/2018 12:35 PM

Jeremy Macbeth wrote:

Those 49mm Showa SPRING forks are worth every penny.

#airforksbestupid

ML512 wrote:

Showa, not KYB.

Even better. Thanks for the correction.

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7/7/2018 2:26 PM

Kawasaki are crazy discounting those bikes how do they expect a customer that’s loyal to their brand to pay retail at the release of each bike then a year later when they want to upgrade they can’t sell the bike for fair money because they discount the ass out of the bikes
Pretty short sighted in my opinion they should be throwing in gear and parts to protect resale and ultimately gives the consumer a bit more confidence to spend so much money on what a new bike costs

As for the question I’d buy that 18 all day long and just put some 08 KX450 spring forks in it they bolt straight in

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7/7/2018 2:43 PM

MX915 wrote:

Wait, I thought you had one already and "havent had a single issue".

BobPA wrote:

Seems like ol Racer111 is making shit up....


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Open mouth, insert foot ??

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7/7/2018 2:44 PM

byke wrote:

More often than not, dealers with super low stickers are douchebags that stack up ridiculous fees until it's $8k out the door. ...more

Exactly ! You ain’t getting out the door with that bike, for that price !

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7/7/2018 2:57 PM

Suzuki in my area were going for that price OTD... but yes, sometimes the prices are misleading.

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vomiting equals disqualification.

7/7/2018 3:13 PM

Aren't all sales inventory inventory reduction sales?

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7/7/2018 3:36 PM

Life without a magic button is not complete.

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In my 60’s and still loving dirt scoots up here in the frozen north.

2021 Husky 501s

7/7/2018 4:01 PM

smv ryder wrote:

Hell just buy one ‘18 and go nuts on how rad you can make it.
Not to be a Spode but at that price I may go green, is that a ...more

Yes sir! Ridenow Powersports.

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“Let the Good Times Roll”

7/7/2018 4:04 PM

MX915 wrote:

Wait, I thought you had one already and "havent had a single issue".

BobPA wrote:

Seems like ol Racer111 is making shit up....


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That was a joke. The 19’s are roughly 1 week old. Hence the “haven’t had a single issue!” I thought it was funny being there has been no time to have an issue!?!?!

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“Let the Good Times Roll”

7/7/2018 5:09 PM

"This is why I only ride green!"

grin

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7/7/2018 5:54 PM

Buy the 17 5k for boats n ho's

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7/7/2018 6:15 PM

kkawboy14 wrote:

Buy 1 kx and use the left over money to help your friends fix their KTMs so they can go ride with you smile

You probably ain't gonna find a 2018 ktm 450 sxf for $5500 New or used. I wouldn't dream of paying $10000 for a bike that is not gonna be worth $3500 in a year no matter how good i take care of it.. For that matter.......you probably ain't gonna find a 2017 either for that money....... unless its shot.

I love kawasaki's, but purely from a business standpoint, it would be foolish to buy a new model year, new one. I'll stick with my KTM's until I feel that someone has built a better bike.

Those air forks are a death sentence in my opinion.

I believe I paid about $5500 for my 1992 cr 250 when I bought it new.

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7/7/2018 8:11 PM

kkawboy14 wrote:

Buy 1 kx and use the left over money to help your friends fix their KTMs so they can go ride with you smile

vetmxr wrote:

You probably ain't gonna find a 2018 ktm 450 sxf for $5500 New or used. I wouldn't dream of paying $10000 for a bike that is ...more

The air forks on the ‘17 KX really are not that bad...

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Tomac and/or Anderson for 2020.....

7/7/2018 8:49 PM

B DUB 333 wrote:

Buy the 17 5k for boats n ho's

It’s a 2018 in the pic for 5495.00, not a 2017.

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“Let the Good Times Roll”