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    Should I buy this CT
    on: Nov 25, 2018, 03.38 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 03.38 pm
    I'm in the process and buying a CT at the moment but I've just discovered it was originally black instead of the silver it is now. I have HPI the bike which came back fine but showing colour to be black. I've also spoken to the dealer about this and he assures me it hasn't been in any accident. The bike in question is 2013 CT with just over 6000 miles. I'm thinking it's been resprayed as the round honda badge has a reddish background also has honda wing decals on the tank.
    Question is whether buy or walk away?

     
    Last Edit: Nov 25, 2018, 04.20 pm by Diggertim

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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #1 on: Nov 25, 2018, 03.46 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 03.46 pm
    There’s lots out there, personally I’d say,  if in doubt walk away.


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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #2 on: Nov 25, 2018, 03.53 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 03.53 pm
    Thanks hartley, like you say lots out there.

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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #3 on: Nov 25, 2018, 04.42 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 04.42 pm
    My old CT is at Hunts, it’s a mystery to me why it hasn’t sold, it’s immaculate and they’ve added Honda luggage. Maybe the mileage of 21000 but that wouldn’t bother me.


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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #4 on: Nov 25, 2018, 06.25 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 06.25 pm
    I totally agree with Hartley, there are some real minters out there so keep your cash and walk away.  :028:
    "The more the miles, the bigger the smiles"

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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #5 on: Nov 25, 2018, 06.36 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 06.36 pm
    I totally agree with others walk away. If you dont like the colour why'd they buy it (original purchaser)

    I've had bikes professionally resprayed & I've rattle canned a few but they all been old or sheds to start with.

    You can't even contact previous owners now under GDP via V5 or dealer.

    Now if dealer was to knock a grand + off I'd have a think
    Last Edit: Nov 25, 2018, 06.45 pm by Viffer18

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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #6 on: Nov 25, 2018, 06.40 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 06.40 pm
    *Originally Posted by Hartley [+]
    My old CT is at Hunts, it’s a mystery to me why it hasn’t sold, it’s immaculate and they’ve added Honda luggage. Maybe the mileage of 21000 but that wouldn’t bother me.

    Sadly because it's not on 0% (a big buying incentive for me) and dealers want 1-1500K more than a private seller.
    Have you also noticed when a dealer sells high mileage it's all bells n whistles FSH but when your selling to them it's all teeth sucking & foot scraping  :745:
    Last Edit: Nov 25, 2018, 06.45 pm by Viffer18

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    Re: Should I buy this CT
    Reply #7 on: Nov 25, 2018, 09.02 pm
    Nov 25, 2018, 09.02 pm
    Dealer did say he would deliver it for me to inspect and if I didn't want it to put it back on the van. He's offering me a good price on my 1200f which is needing the big service done.
    I can live with the color change its accident damage that I'm most worried about also how easy will it be to sell later on

     



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