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How much is this worth it is mine and I've been thinking I'd sale and buy Jeep. The only thing that is wrong with it isit needs the shifter seal replaced just small leak, and I have the seal. The seat has acouple of small places where it is starting to seperate so it will need a seat cover in the future but not real noticeable now. I have found that I'm not as nervy as I use to be but I do still enjoy taking it for a ride now and again.



http://nashville.craigslist.org/mcy/1323856149.html
 

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At $6,250, you're definitely so high that you'll even discourage OBO.

I would not even pick up the phone to call.
 

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I am also sorry to say that for the year model, I would pass your ad on by and not look at it again.



I would be more tempted maybe at $4,500 but only if I were looking for an early model 1500.

Times are hard and it is a buyer's market right now.

I suggest you do some research on http://www.searchtempest.com/

Enter your zipcode and set a reasonable distance radius for your market. ie, how far is a willing buyer wanting to go to get your bike?

Then search the ads and see how many come up, and at what prices they are asking, and see what prices they have sold for.

Search eBay for the Solds category on your model bike. Go back about 4 months and review that.

Right now, I seriously doubt your ad will make your telephone ring.
 

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Thanks for your thoughts but the correct responce should have been that you will buy it. Ha ha. From the prices of other comparable GL 1500's I don't think I'm that far off on the price. Of course it alway's is perception of if you are the one selling or the one buying.:D



I sold the 1100 that is in my avitar last Saturday. My brother was the one that rode it and I ride the 1500. It is a nice bike and I may have to just keep it if no one is seriously looking for one Due to the economy, I certainly can't knock any one looking for a great deal on amotorcycle because I am a bargin shoper myself. But I am not going to lose any sleep if it doesn't sale. Ever since I thought about selling them the 1500seems to be more enjoyable and appreciated when I do ride.:action::waving:
 

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"it alway's is perception of if you are the one selling or the one buying.:D"



Absolutely Justagrinin!. All it takes is one buyer for one bike. The price would be considered fair here in Canada.
Dealing with buyer that use EBay for a reference point is difficult.
This this reason, I do not advertise on boards such as these or Ebay but strictly use local advertising.
Like AZ suggests, use the local price average andthen consider what make the wing different in comparision to the others locally for sale.

Good luck with this!
 

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Will you share some of what you're (smoking or otherwise?).

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WELLLLLLLLLLLL
I bought a 1993 1500 for $2500.00.
I think you are way off with your price.
Just my opinion.
 

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Good luck with the sale. You ask what you want for it and don't let anybody tell you different. You can always come down.;)



I sold my '88 1500 last April for $6000. Granted, the economy was a little better then. Folks told me the same thing. In fact, a guy took the time to send me a nice pm telling me I was crazy for asking that price and I took the pleasure of writing him back and thanking him for his input...and telling him that the bike had just sold!:cheeky1:



But understand, most folks aren't trying to insult you, just trying to give you a little advice as they see it. They mean well, so just smile and say thanks.:)
 

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personally, i hope he gets it..that means the economy is getting better:cheeky1:



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Well my 2 cents worth....Kelly Blue on it is less than 5300.00 for retail, 3400.00 for trade in. I see most stuff go for somewhere in between. So a 4200.00-4600.00 price would at least get some tire kickers. Most people who are looking for a 1500 are savey about what they're worth. The odds are that anyone willing to pay near the asking price for a first year goldwing 1500 (and the bugs) with that many miles (its not a candidate for a museum) has already been shorn and no longer has the dough to do it. So you might get your asking price, but you might also miss a buyer trying to catch a little bit of this year's riding season and be holding on to it through the winter. Just something to consider. Seems to be a nice looking bike though. Good luck.
 

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Guys are right. All of them. Price is probably a bit too high. Just bought the baby in my avatar ('97SE, 31000miles) in Georgia for a few hundred dollars more than you're asking. Wouldn't have even given your ad a single look. Have to consider the time of year, as well. We're pretty well into out-of-season pricing...
BUT, it only takes one person to come and have a look, fall in love and have to have it. As has been said, you can always come down in price. After it's sold, you can't go back and say you want more because you underpriced it. You should be in the price range of similar local bikes or else you won't get a sniff.
Good luck with your sale. Jeep is not a bad 2nd alternative. Personnally, I'd go with an Austin Mini Cooper SS.
 

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charlie82 wrote:
i dont know about that price i ant asking but 4000 for mine and its an 88 fully loaded with 83000 miles here is a pic
And if I had 4000 I'd just about take a shot at it since you're so close to me.
 

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That is a pretty bike charlie, and a great price. You've got me re-thinking the price on my '86.
 

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charlie, you should have no problem selling that bike at that price. even in todays economy.



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