I wiill own this 1998 model on Friday. w00t!

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  1. Deadsmiley

    Deadsmiley Member

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    Found this on craigslist. The guy wanted $4195. I asked if he would take $3800, which is probably a tad high. I have the cash and I want it so... yeah. :crazy:

    The first pic is one that shows some fairing damage where if fell over in the driveway. Other than that I think it looks pretty clean.

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    Sweet looking bike. Good luck with the purchase.
     
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    Looks good. Like the high mount exhaust.
    Welcome aboard.
     
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    Thanks guys! I look forward to getting this bike. :)
     
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    I think the price sounds reasonable. Thats about what I paid a few years back for my 98 and they dont really seem to lose any value...
     
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    I talked to him tonight and he is going to trailer it down to my place for me. Very cool. :)
     
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    awesome!


    those 5th gens are beautiful. but i do want to kick the guy who decided not to integrate the front signals into the fairing in the balls.
     
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    I love it. beautiful bike. I am in the market for one, but they cost too much for me. you did get a decent deal, i just cant afford one yet. very soon tho. Welcome on brother. I hope to go gen 5 soon. I will follow your threads if you make any, cause gen 5 is my goal. I will always have my beloved 1st gen tho :).
    Spend time here and you will meet a rich community like none other in the moto forums.
    Good to have you here.
     
  9. Deadsmiley

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    Thanks guys!

    I rented a 2008 while I was in California last year and liked it quite a lot. I talked myself into a CBR and it's a great bike, but not too good to ride for more than an hour or so. So, recently I have been looking for a VFR. I found a 1991 model that looks really good not far from here with 22k on it. Then I found this 98 model and decided to go with that. :D
     
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    good find! welcome aboard and enjoy the bike! i bet you can't wipe that grin from your face!
     
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    I put 160 miles on it on Tuesday.

    Unfortunately, I dropped the bike in my garage that same morning. I learned a valuable lesson. Do not have the side stand down while taking the bike down from the center stand. It's bad medicine.

    Scuffed the right side up a bit, not bad... but broke the brake lever. My new friend Tom in Clarksville helped me out with a replacement lever and windscreen so all is well. =)

    I have a Sargent seat on it's way. Should be here when I get back from California. w00t!
     
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    ouch........valueable saftey tip.........at least it was in the garage where no one else saw....
     
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