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hypophthalmus

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Part out, sell? Something else?
« on: December 10, 2017, 02:01:16 PM »
Since I'm mostly convinced that neither repair nor engine replacement are viable for my People 250 with a blown motor, I'm considering other options.

I could possibly part it out. But I wonder how much I would actually make after shipping large, heavy, awkward parts. Assuming anyone actually wants them.

I could attempt to sell the entire bike, hoping that there's someone else nearby that might want it for parts. I'm not sure how much I should charge for that though? And being a pretty uncommon bike, I'm not sure if I'd find a buyer.

Or some other option that I'm not aware of?

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Re: Part out, sell? Something else?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2017, 04:53:49 PM »
I'd run it in cycletrader. Set a price, "or best offer" and see what happens. Or you could break it and sell the cleaned up bits on eBay with a nice couple of photos.....but that is a hassle unless you need a hobby.

I ran an free advert for a clapped-out VW Jetta on a huge VW web site and sold it for a surprisingly good price in just a matter of days - cycletrader might be the closest thing we have to that VW site.(www.thesamba.com)

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Re: Part out, sell? Something else?
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2017, 10:20:06 AM »
what part of the us are you in ?is it red?
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hypophthalmus

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Re: Part out, sell? Something else?
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2017, 10:35:22 AM »
I'm in Arkansas, and it's the gray non-S version.

Any thoughts as to what price I should start out with?

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Re: Part out, sell? Something else?
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2017, 10:46:07 AM »
if it was mine i'd start high and let them talk me down on the phone a grand
2009 kymco people 250s