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Aug 11

Posts: 4

jimbo101 says:

What's it worth?

I have been looking for a learner legal 125 to get to work on. I only have a CBT!

I have found a 2005 Kymco CK125 for sale but it needs a piston ring replacing. What would be a fair offer for it in this condition?

The guy has it advertised at £200 but I am thinking that is over the odds considering I could find the engine needs more work when I get it apart and inspected.

Ideally I think taking it away for nothing would be fair! but what does anybody else think on the value of a bike like this??

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Jun 09

Posts: 1050

Amateurcynic says:

Think you

might be better off walking away from this one. If it is "just" a piston ring then it may be ok, the thing is though unless you're able to do the work yourself (and the further work that will probably become apparent as soon as you start taking bits off!) it's unlikely it'll work out cost effective. Can you say for certain it is just the ring, who did the diagnosis etc? Think your idea of walking away with a bike for free might be a little too much for the owner to accept, there's always room for haggling though!

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Oct 06

Posts: 1547

BaldE35 says:

Get a runner


For that money you should be able to pick up a runner of some kind - too much f*cking about re ringing a small bike.

Why spend time and money on a spares basket?

Have fun.


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Mar 05

Posts: 868

slider72 says:

give it a miss

for sure.

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Aug 11

Posts: 4

jimbo101 says:

Gonna offer nothing!

Thanks for your responses, you have said what I was thinking.

I shall email the 'seller' and offer to take it away for nothing as a favour. You never know!

I can do the work for nothing and if its free in the first place all the better. Not going to pay any money for it though!!


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Aug 09

Posts: 2721

MarcusMarsh says:


Walk away, even as a freebie it may end up costing more than you would pay for a running bike just to fix.  You already know it has serious issues and it is likely that they are even more serious than is currently apparent. 


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