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I've done a pretty good job in avoiding buying rare Z1 parts lately... but still, I should really probably pare down my parts stash in preparation for moving back to texas.

Still need to sell the GS750
I always advertise good parts as "I will take" not "I'm asking". You can put a lot of those hard to find bits in a box. When do you move?
Did you have it for sale last spring or were you screwed by lock downs?
 

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I always advertise good parts as "I will take" not "I'm asking". You can put a lot of those hard to find bits in a box. When do you move?
Did you have it for sale last spring or were you screwed by lock downs?
I should be moving around the end of May/early June. A house I really like popped up for sale yesterday, so if it's still for sale by next friday I'm going to drive 14 hours down to texas to take a look at it and put an offer in.

I've had the GS for sale since the summer, both on here and on the local facebook marketplace. Not a whole lot of interest to be honest... other than one guy who wanted to trade a water buffalo engine for it.
 

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I dont think Ducati actually ever made a Fila 749
 

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I dont think Ducati actually ever made a Fila 749
That is interesting. I have seen a couple others, which made me think it was production, but I can't actually find any info to confirm it.
It's limited numbers don't mean much if it's not original.
 

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IMHO if there's no info found on the 'net about it, it can't be all that special.

EDIT: Ok, so I was reading that all wrong. The seller doesn't seem to be claiming it's a 749 Fila edition, he's just saying the 749S is rare. Whatever. It's worth less than a stock version in my mind because it's been modified. So find whatever the Canadian version of the Blue Book value for a 2006 749S is, and take some off due to not being original

FWIW 245 isn't all that rare for a Ducati superbike broken down by model and year.
 

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The 749s might be rare. But it isnt sub 250 rare.
 

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Rare, or not, in my opinion the Tamburini 999/749 is the ugliest Ducati sport bike..... even more hideous than the Paso. The Diavel? Well, THAT’S a whole ‘nother story.
 

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so.... should I get a sidecar for my Z1?
 

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Fuck Yeah!
 

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At $3K, not a steal by any means, but a cool bike I haven't seen offered very often lately. I think I'd probably take one over an RD350 just for the novelty factor.


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At $3K, not a steal by any means, but a cool bike I haven't seen offered very often lately. I think I'd probably take one over an RD350 just for the novelty factor.


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Thats a fair price for a bike in that condition
 
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