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2008 Kawi Z1000

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    2008 Kawi Z1000


    Saw on in person last night and am im love. Never owned a Kawasaki or an inline 4 before. Its on the cheaper side of the spectrum @ $8900, but thats still a big chunk to spend once you figure in insurance and everything. What do you guys think? Im on the fence between that and the new Speed Triple. Any owner comments out there? I think the Triumph would have better resale but there is just something about this Z

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    the z has just been updated for this year. beside the still awful exhaust its a really cool bike imo. as for a choice between the two its a toss up. i've ridden the speed3 a few times and its a blast. i'm sure the kawi is to.

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    they have no resale...wait for a gently used one

    I've have an 03 since 4/03 and love it...

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    Quote Originally Posted by PMPDVL View Post
    Saw on in person last night and am im love. Never owned a Kawasaki or an inline 4 before. Its on the cheaper side of the spectrum @ $8900, but thats still a big chunk to spend once you figure in insurance and everything. What do you guys think? Im on the fence between that and the new Speed Triple. Any owner comments out there? I think the Triumph would have better resale but there is just something about this Z
    I know its not a new one but check out mine in for sale custom z1000 and i only want 5k

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    I like the Z quite a bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by roadracer685 View Post
    I know its not a new one but check out mine in for sale custom z1000 and i only want 5k
    I'd buy yours before I'd buy a new one, no question. Regards, Jake

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Snake View Post
    I'd buy yours before I'd buy a new one, no question. Regards, Jake
    Thanx spread the word its gotta go got my eye on something else

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    anyone know who maybe interested in my 03 buell xb9r or the misses 04 ninja 250......gotta make some room

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    out of curiosity, how much $ for the 250?

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    its silver with black and orange decals ~3k miles. the girlfreind knocked it over in the garage and it fell onto a jackstand put a hole in the upper fairing by the directional. im looking to get $2000 fixed or $1500 as is. the part is about $500 and comes painted and stickered from kawasaki so someone would never tell. but i would hate to waste the money if someone is going to use it as a track bike or possibly throw it around themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigred875 View Post
    they have no resale...wait for a gently used one

    I've have an 03 since 4/03 and love it...
    +1/ditto/word.

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    I actually like the original body style better, the new one looks bulky

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    the triumph. bulletproof.

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    but then you have to put up with those pesky triumph dealers/shops

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    Re: 2008 Kawi Z1000

    Quote Originally Posted by Dangerz0ne View Post
    the triumph. bulletproof.
    so isn't the kawi. the ninga 900 based inline 4 is a hammer.

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