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Finding/Buying a used Quad

Polaris4252010-08-08 07:52:14 +0000 #1
Man this is a pain in the ***. I've been lookin on craigslist, the forums, everywhere for weeks and just cant seem to find something older, in decent shape, for a good price. I had found an '88 honda 300 4x4 that I was sure I could get for $1000 or less... In Excellent shape!! But when the guy returned my email his reply said "Sold it yesterday."

I Really dont want to spend a whole lot so thats part of the problem! lol.
bump5302010-08-08 08:07:02 +0000 #2
i know how ya feel. it took me a few weeks to find my 300 once i sold my foreman i had. just keep lookin ull find something.
lilbigtonka2010-08-08 08:38:17 +0000 #3
keep looking i got my 2000 honda 300 4x4 for 400 bucks and it was in good shape just needed a seat, and it runs like new
tacoma_20022010-08-08 08:49:24 +0000 #4
dang....I'd buy every Honda 300FW I could find for under 500bucks in just "descent" shape...maybe that even needed a rear diff!!!

You'll luck up on something...just kind of a bad time of year to be searchin for a bike.
LawedBigBear2010-08-08 09:02:49 +0000 #5
i found a 2000 foreman 450 for $1000 but the guy never said what was wrong with it in montgomery
codyh2010-08-08 08:17:53 +0000 #6
I found a 93 300 for 1000, says everythings good besides the seat. Let me know if you want to know where its at
Polaris4252010-08-08 09:21:53 +0000 #7
Well I've found an '02 Sportsman 700 that seems like a good deal.. waiting on another reply from the owner.
bruteman2010-08-08 11:05:30 +0000 #8
I still have not figured out what Im going to do with this 06 700 cat I bought
Polaris4252010-08-08 09:25:29 +0000 #9
hmm... too bad you're too far away I might take it off your hands haha!

The dude w/ the polaris must think I'm just another sucker, per his last email, the tires (26" zilla's) we're "very expensive" and his price on the wheeler is firm. I told him I'll pass, that zilla's were the cheapest out there and then told him what I was going to offer cash price, but if his price is firm.. I guess I'll have to pass on the deal. We'll see what he says. I might have made him mad.. haha..
bruteman2010-08-08 09:03:04 +0000 #10
Yep to far away It was for sale on here at one time I keep hearing alot about auctions that you have to have a membership to go to anybody ever tryed this
Polaris4252010-08-08 08:35:56 +0000 #11
There's a local auction yard here that has a lot of quads, especially arctic cats (mostly repo's) but they wont let you crank them or ride them before you bid... so, I'm scratching that I think.

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