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I've been to nada, kbb ect. But to be honest Whats a realistic price to ask for a 95 harley ultra classic?? I have alot of new parts which includes 6 speed trans, belt, tires, carb, seat and much more. My question is why isnt anyone interested. I mean I havent even gotten any calls off craiglist or anything. People always tell me how nice it is but is everyone just broke these days or what?? I know its a 17 year old motorcycle but damn. I figure my $6500 asking price was ok even for a fair motorcycle. Hell I've seen them bid up higher then that for wrecked salvage title crap on ebay wtf??? Do people not like touring bikes??? I sold my 88 sportster 1200 for 5500 and it was a turd compaired to my ultra

Is anyone else having a problem selling their bike??? I plan on posting it here in the classifieds but I want to get an insight of the market first. I will let it sit in my yard and rott before I take 5k for it lol .I'm not even getting the dreamer lowball offers like I get when I sold my other stuff. I'm in richmond va is my location bad or something???


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I've been to nada, kbb ect. But to be honest Whats a realistic price to ask for a 95 harley ultra classic?? I have alot of new parts which includes 6 speed trans, belt, tires, carb, seat and much more. My question is why isnt anyone interested. I mean I havent even gotten any calls off craiglist or anything. People always tell me how nice it is but is everyone just broke these days or what?? I know its a 17 year old motorcycle but damn. I figure my $6500 asking price was ok even for a fair motorcycle. Hell I've seen them bid up higher then that for wrecked salvage title crap on ebay wtf??? Do people not like touring bikes??? I sold my 88 sportster 1200 for 5500 and it was a turd compaired to my ultra

Is anyone else having a problem selling their bike??? I plan on posting it here in the classifieds but I want to get an insight of the market first. I will let it sit in my yard and rott before I take 5k for it lol .I'm not even getting the dreamer lowball offers like I get when I sold my other stuff. I'm in richmond va is my location bad or something???


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Sounds like Ebay is your ticket, then!:)
 

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I recently bought my 98 Ultra for $8,400. It has numerous upgrades, to include andrews EV23 cams, bearings and adj pushrods, polished rotors, mustang seat, bub exhaust, chrome here and there, etc. The seller provided me with a $2,200 receipt for all the motor work. The bike is black, excellant original paint and has never been down, it only had 17,500 miles on it too. I would hang in their with Craig's list for a while longer. Fleabay fees are a pain. I was told by an area HD dealer that I could probably get around $10k for mine right now. I put a v-rod on craigslist and never got a call and found that trying to sell a used v-rod sucks too! I ended up putting the v-rod down by a busy highway and sold it in two days. People are picky, it could be the color, who knows. Good Luck!!
 

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It's just a really soft economy. Anybody selling anything right now is pulling out their hair. Sounds like a reasonable price you're asking unless the mileage is way up there. High mileage will scare folks off.

If I wasn't so broke myself, I'd grab it for a second bike. Good luck.
 

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There is a 2008 classic on Craig's list right here in my town for 12,975.00.......and he is gettin' no calls either.
 

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:coffee:Consider trading it in for something else that would be easier to sell. I just traded my 06 CVO Ultra to HD dealer, 48k miles, blow up in bits needs new pistons, head, bearings etc. They gave me £10k (arnd $15k). I also have a road glide 2011 CVO for touring. I was going to sell the ultra this year, but with engine trouble coming back from Barcelona, Spain, won't be repaired till end of this year, so unable to sell till next season.
So took the deal, let HD have the resell problem, and brought a 06 Fatboy (see pic in Fatboy thread last page), heavilly customised, only 2.5k miles just used for showing. Cost me £4.5k ($2,250 USD). plus the trade-in.
This will be much easier to re sell next year if I want. It's a one off, not common as are the Ultra's. Cetainly a problem if cash is needed now though.
Give it some lateral thought. Good luck.
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It is worth what KBB says or what the market will bear. Period. It doesn't matter how many doo dads you have on it or how well maintained it is or how much it has been hopped up. That is just the way it is. Of course a private sale will net more than a dealer trade-in almost every time.
 

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Current white house jobs tight money is being held on to. Hard to sell much of anything right now for a fair price.
Give it away on just wait all you can do.
To many much newer bikes people are trying to up load not just HD's.
 

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Its just weird I really appreciate the feedback, I dont wanna trade it in because I have too many bikes now. I just cant believe how I'm not even getting any tire kickers lol.

Thats a killer 08 for 12k too..wow
 

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I have had a lot of luck with ebay. I just sold my very custom V Rod for 21K (last week) as seen in the picture under my name to the left here
I found that Ebay is a good way to advertise your item, then do the deal "off ebay" to beat the fees. Still have a listing fee, I think mine was 60.00 but I had 23 pictures. Lots of watchers, a few serious buyers and closed the deal with a out of state buyer that came to pick it up. If a V Rod can pull 21K (a really nice one) then I think you should be patient and get your price (end of riding season in midwest is not going to help right now. If it does not sell and you can hold it to spring, your audience may increase.
Here is a link to my auction if you want any ideas of a successful listing
(lots of pictures are key)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/?cmd...49&item=110743096205&sspagename=STRK:MEUSX:IT
 

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I think I'm going to put her on ebay at the end of jan when everyone gets their tax refunds back.

I put my pontoon boat out there that I've had since new and I havent gotten any bites on that.


Btw I rode the bike 400 miles yesterday and It doesnt hurt my feeling that noone wants it :woohoo:
 

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I have had a lot of luck with ebay. I just sold my very custom V Rod for 21K (last week) as seen in the picture under my name to the left here
I found that Ebay is a good way to advertise your item, then do the deal "off ebay" to beat the fees. Still have a listing fee, I think mine was 60.00 but I had 23 pictures. Lots of watchers, a few serious buyers and closed the deal with a out of state buyer that came to pick it up. If a V Rod can pull 21K (a really nice one) then I think you should be patient and get your price (end of riding season in midwest is not going to help right now. If it does not sell and you can hold it to spring, your audience may increase.
Here is a link to my auction if you want any ideas of a successful listing
(lots of pictures are key)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/?cmd...49&item=110743096205&sspagename=STRK:MEUSX:IT
Wow you're low life for advertising a bike on Ebay and then screwing them out of seller fees.
 

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It is only worth what someone is willing to pay. Nada & KBB are out of touch with the individual micro economies surrounding each of us. Hopefully, you can hold onto the bike until the right buyer comes along.
 

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It is only worth what someone is willing to pay. Nada & KBB are out of touch with the individual micro economies surrounding each of us. Hopefully, you can hold onto the bike until the right buyer comes along.
Oh she doesnt eat anything I dont mind holding onto it intil the right person comes along. I have an entire yard full of cars,boats,motorhome,trailers,and motorcycles that prove that much about me :redrolf:
 

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Wow you're low life for advertising a bike on Ebay and then screwing them out of seller fees.
Why is that?? He still paid the $60 listing fee even though the bike never sold. He sold it locally for his original asking price that eBay couldn't get him. Nothing wrong with that..
 

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You need to learn how to read. He sold it off Ebay to an out of state buyer to beat the Ebay seller fees.
 
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