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I have a guy that would like to trade me his 01 Tiger for my XR , Ich I know nothing about the Tiger other than It has a triple which I like very much:D . Now the motor apparently Has a fresh bottom end. the top end is a different story 30k +. The odometer is showing 95k. Seems like a whole bunch to me. Should a guy even entertain the thought of the trade? What do you think ?
 

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I`d question the reason for the motor rebuild ? if it was siezed the top end will be damaged !!

unless you know the bike i`d give it a miss but get an independant check done on it if yer keen to get it !! just my thoughts !!

KK

ps Triumph Triples are usually bombproof
 

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I'd question the whole thing. At 95k it should be on the original engine with nothing rebuilt, although the top end could be getting tired. Why would it need a bottom end or top end rebuilt. I can't see myself buying a bike with that kind of history.
 

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It sounds too iffy for me - there are plenty of lowish mileage Tigers around for not too much money.
 

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I thought If I got the Tiger cheap enough it might be not a bad deal. but the fella wants way too much for such a high mileage Tiger.
Thanks for your input. There is always a better deal down the road.
 
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