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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-24-2017, 10:43 AM Thread Starter
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buy the 03 or the 08 ?

yes I know the 08 would have 100 more CC's, my question is would you take the 03 with 9k miles over the 08 with 24 k miles? price being the same on both.
both seem immaculate body wise..........

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yes I know the 08 would have 100 more CC's, my question is would you take the 03 with 9k miles over the 08 with 24 k miles? price being the same on both.
both seem immaculate body wise..........

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1500 vs the 1600?yes??
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which one comes with all original receipts since new and maintenance history, get that one
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The 1600 is a bit more bike than a 1500...
At least on the Classic and the Nad...
Meanies are virtually identical...


The Classic and Nad 1600 have different frame with longer wheelbase, dual disc up front, cast wheels, larger sexier tank, and more torque and HP...
Most all 1500 accessories will work with little modifications on a 1600, except the seats due to the different frame geometry...
Just a brief overview, there are more differences...
That was enough for me when comparing the two...
Double disc upfront is a BIG deal for me...
That little bit of extra stopping power...


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1500 vs the 1600?yes??
Correct. Newer is 1600
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which one comes with all original receipts since new and maintenance history, get that one
Sadly none that I have seen. All have been in the 2-3rd owner at the very least , the 08 seems stock
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Sadly none that I have seen. All have been in the 2-3rd owner at the very least , the 08 seems stock
If you are deciding to buy one of the 2,I would choose the 08,jmo,just check them over good
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If you are deciding to buy one of the 2,I would choose the 08,jmo,just check them over good
Guy for the 08 seems to be a no go. Checking out the 03 tomorrow
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