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Old 07-16-2008, 10:28 PM
 
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Poor old thing, beat to heck, had it 16 years. Motor is strong. Chain & linkage shot. Is it worth fixing?
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Old 07-20-2008, 08:33 AM
 
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You can probably answer that yourself. What will it cost to bring it up to running condition. How long do you expect to need it?

I would guess that if the cost of bringing it up to speed (no pun intended) is over half the cost of a new one, then it's not a good idea. While the motor is an important part, there are a lot of other parts that could be costly to replace, transmission and drive train especially.

Kind of like a car that has 200K but the engine is great. At what point is it just worn out?
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Old 07-22-2008, 04:59 AM
 
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