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Offline Z-quaza

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So, I'm going to buy one
on: August 25, 2019, 05:20:34 AM
I'm planning  to go to a couple of dealerships later this year toget a z900.

I'll be going in winter in hopes to haggle for a better price.

This is where I need your help!

A great way to haggle is to ask for parts or accesories to come with the bike. What things do you think I will need, like maybe a radiator protection or I tought about sliders...

Anyway, any suggestions? :155:

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #1 on: August 25, 2019, 08:12:08 PM
Proper tyres
Z1000.  I had a 900 so you'll never get rid of me. NEVER!

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #2 on: August 25, 2019, 08:34:21 PM
*Originally Posted by Marco [+]
Proper tyres
+1
throw outta window stock tires instantly and get a better replacement. 

sliders/engine covers/radguard

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #3 on: August 26, 2019, 02:15:34 AM
*Originally Posted by Marco [+]
Proper tyres
This right here.

Offline Z-quaza

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #4 on: August 26, 2019, 05:40:10 PM
*Originally Posted by Marco [+]
Proper tyres
Read about them on a website, so they're that dangerous?

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #5 on: August 26, 2019, 05:45:56 PM
*Originally Posted by Z-quaza [+]
Read about them on a website, so they're that dangerous?

Short answer is NO but they do have limitations. They work great on warm rds / temps, their down fall is cool rds. I aired mine down a few PSI and put several thousand miles on them.
2017 Z900
Knock off shorty levers, custom bar ends w/ bar end mirrors, dbl bubble screen and pillion cover. T-Rex frame sliders, 16 tooth front sprocket, Led headlight bulbs, rear pegs removed,  ZX6 foot pegs and a custom wrap.
 Race Fit Titanium Brawler, 2Wheel Dyno Works Reflash and AIS plugged.

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #6 on: August 26, 2019, 06:54:34 PM
*Originally Posted by Z-quaza [+]
Read about them on a website, so they're that dangerous?
If you're a very mellow rider and don't ride in the rain then they are fine. But anything over the speed limit on a corner, wet or dry, be ready.

Offline Z-quaza

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #7 on: August 26, 2019, 08:43:03 PM
*Originally Posted by zed9 [+]
If you're a very mellow rider and don't ride in the rain then they are fine. But anything over the speed limit on a corner, wet or dry, be ready.

Definitely gonna ride in the rain. I like it... Tires must go.

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #8 on: August 28, 2019, 08:45:44 PM
*Originally Posted by Marco [+]
Proper tyres

+1. This should be the first 'mod' before anything else.

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Re: So, I'm going to buy one
Reply #9 on: August 29, 2019, 05:46:51 PM
I've got 1 "go to" dealership + salesman- bought the Wife's Ninja there in 20 minutes 11 years ago and still treat us right.
New Z this Spring w/ ABS they dropped $700 on it (I opted for additional 4 year warranty so basically got it for free) + get 20% off accessories, parts or gear.
I get stuff off EBay, AliX or other vendors as it's readily available with options + cheaper.

Go for $$$ off the price and make it your own.
Fun bike!
"The ride is the reason"