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I found brand new '06 955i on a Harley dealers floor. He's had it for three years. It has 10mi on the odometer. The dealer said it has been outfitted with heated grips, panniers and a center stand-which I could see was on it. He said he is offering the bike at cost, $9650 US. The NADA listed this bike new as $10500 US.

1. I have read conflicting reports that the panniers, heated grips and center stand were standard for the 2006 US model, can anyone confirm or deny this?

2. Should I worry about any of the seals for it sitting so long? I don't think it has any fluids in it, but the 10miles on the odometer has me puzzled.

Thanks for any insight offered. I'd be thrilled to join the tiger club.
 

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I bought a used 06 earlier this year. It had the panniers included, but no heated grips or center stand which from my understanding where option parts that year. Ten miles and $9500 is about the best deal I have ever seen for a 2006 in 2008.
 

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Yes, '06s came with panniers but heated grips and center stand were optional.
I don't know about the pricing, finding what amounts to a new leftover '06 seems like a real find but as soon as its ridden its probably something like a $7k used '06. If you are getting the factory warranty of course thats a nice plus.
I wouldn't be too worried about the seals but it will likely become apparent early on if they are a problem. Might also have a look at the tires and make sure they aren't hardened from aging.
 

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Sounds good as long as no Harleys leaked oil on it from sittting there so long. I don't think $9500 is their real cost and after all this time you may be able to strike an even better deal- never hurts to bargain. My 05 heated grips were extra by about $200, sidestand $100, and it came with the lower bags. Mine had 11 miles on it after sitting on the floor for months and the shop made me a deal as the Tigers were not selling like the other models.

Most riders of other marques really don't know what to make of them. Takes a special rider...
 

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Heated grips and centerstand not standard on 06 in US.

Bought my 06 as Triumph dealer left over in late 07. Paid less than $9650.00 for it.

If he has had it that long think he would want to deal on it. If you have to get a loan on it the bank will do as a used bike and will loan on basis of current blue book value.

What is current blue book on 06 around $7200 or so???
 

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I've got a really nice 2006 Tiger for sale. 7500 miles, locking saddlebags (standard) and a Triumph gel-seat. No heated grips (which were not standard on the US version). Asking $7200.....
 

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Thanks

Thanks for the info. I thoroughly enjoy my Bonneville, and would only buy a second bike if it were a great deal-this wasn't. They wouldn't come down anymore. They are stubborn and/or I don't know how to haggle. I'll just continue to add stuff to the Bonnie and wait till I have cash and a good deal before buying a second bike.

See you out there.
 

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Sounds like they don't won't to sell the bike real bad then.

Would tell them this is blue book, this is what I will pay, if no just walk away.
 

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New-Old Tigers

The Triumph dealer in Kansas City has:

2007 Tiger demo with 100 miles and full warranty for $9,999

and

2007 Tiger with 4,000 miles, Tall Shield, Saddlebags, Heated Grips, Throttlemeister, 2 12V outlets, Center Stand, Staintune Pipe for $10,490
 

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I saw those bikes in person. They were actually the first tigers I had ever thrown my leg over. They also sold me on getting a tiger as my next bike. My budget was half of that though :)

It had been raining all morning so I didn't get to test ride the demo.

They are both white, if it matters.
 
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