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GTS Wanted please!

Postby jim144 » Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:10 pm

Hi, I am Jim. new to the club and new to motorcycling. but at 57, not so new myself :) I would of course like to become an owner of one of these fine machines, and to achieve that I am hoping to sell or swap my 2003 lunar clubman 4 berth caravan for a gts in reasonable condition. the caravan comes fully equipped with blow air heating and the usual extras such as hitch lock wheel clamp and motor mover. she will need a new battery having been out of use this last year but that is not a problem.
any takers :?:

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Postby snbrooker » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:00 am

Hi Jim, I have two '93 GTS 1000's and am going to sell one, but it looks like your in Scotland?

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Postby Pachi » Thu Dec 19, 2013 7:13 am

Hi, Jim. Welcome from Spain. 1956 was an excellent year ;-)

Good luck!.

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Postby jim144 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:07 pm

Thank you Pachi, I agree :-) I like the color of your gts1000, it looks superb.

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Postby Pachi » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:21 pm

Thanks much!. I am aware many around don't like it, but I do, so...

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Postby jim144 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:29 pm

Guess who has aquired a GTS ! my search is now over, thanks to all who responded.

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Postby Pachi » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:32 pm

Great to know it!. I hope you enjoy as much as we do!.

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Postby Chris » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:32 pm

Tell us, colour, year, miles...Etc.

Pictures would be great too... :clap:
Cheers,
Chris

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Postby jim144 » Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:19 pm

Ha Ha, pics will appear once she is here. Can you believe She is red, and with 0 miles on the clock?
Yup! found a brand new one, am I lucky or what :o

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Postby bimota » Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:52 pm

hi,
did you get that new one that was on ebay for £9000 plus

rob

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Postby jim144 » Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:59 pm

I gave in to temptation, :) yes. believed to be the last new one available, will take a while to get here though, waiting for a personalised reg plate which means the DVLA won't be in a hurry to get the paperwork done. usual wait for a new reg is supposed to take 6 weeks. my 125 that I bought took 3 months! :shock:

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Postby Devonian » Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:37 pm

Congratulations! That is quite a find. I hope you'll soon get it broken in and enjoy eliminating the last(?*) zero-mile example from the marketplace.

Note that unless the bike was stored with no fluids, the brake system is likely to need some attention (especially the ABS.) Also the front suspension bearings were probably dry when it was made so should be serviced (along with all the usual things) before you put it on the road.

* Barber Museum has a very low mileage example (single digits IIRC) on display but it's not zero
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Postby jim144 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 4:25 pm

I am sure the dealer will bear that in mind during the pdi, but I will have my local shop double check just to make sure.

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Postby Brian Steers » Sat Mar 01, 2014 6:35 pm

Hopefully they will fit new tyres and replace the brake fluid too.

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Postby Mark Henry » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:11 am

I took a look at it in the showroom at the Yamaha centre in Faversham & it looked really good - good to hear it'll be on the road soon - Well done in getting the very last one.

What's more - it's the red one!

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