If you hear ” repairable salvage motorcycle for sale” don’t be scared off. All this means is the motorcycle is less than 10 years old and was in an accident that caused more damage than the insurance company thinks it is worth.
Of course, not every repairable salvage motorcycle for sale is a good deal. Keep reading to learn what you should look for when determining if you should buy a repairable salvage motorcycle.
Spend at least five times longer inspecting the bike than you would for a regular one. make sure to check the frame and suspension. Where the forks meant the frame, check for any cracks or bends.
Next, check the plastics. You want to know if the parts are OEM or aftermarket and if it has been repainted.
Now inspect the wheels and tires. Rims can bend very easily from road debris such as rocks.
Lastly, test drive it before you buy it. When you’re driving you can feel if the forks are bent because the bike will pull and not handle correctly. Also, shift through all gears to make sure they work properly.
Try searching “repairable salvage motorcycles for sale” on your phone to find deals near you. For more tips when buying a repairable salvage motorcycle, watch the video above!