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I am officially looking for an 02 or newer KX125. I don't care what condition its in. I must be retarded because I can't find any complete KX125s on ebay.:lol:

I will gladly take a parted out 125 in boxes, or a complete that is in bad shape.

I need these main parts. Frame, swingarm, motor, linkage, suspension, and wheels.

I don't necessarily need the triple clamps or even the steering stem or handlebars. I plan on going with a pro circuit linkage, and triple clamps with a certain offset.

I am literally going to replace everything else on the bike with brand new or upraded aftermarket parts.

I had a thread on here earlier about finding a complete 125 that runs good and can be ridden on the track for under 2,000$ (with redone susp and new top end ofcourse) and I realize now that is unrealistic. So now I have decided to buy a basket case and make it badass over the next year or so. I have done this once before to my wifes kx80 so i have a little practice. But I bought that bike whole so it will be a little different. I spent way to much on that kx80 so I believe I have learned a lesson or two about what not to do.:ride:

Thanks in advance for your help.

Any suggestions from you experienced bike salvagers would be great. (**cough**jeekinz, kdxgarage**cough**):ride:

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Craigslist?? That's where I got my 2 youngest stepsons bikes.....I picked up a 03 XR 100 all it needed was a back rim, and a 03 XR 70 needed a few things, in the same town I live in from the Original owner for $250.00 for both bikes....:ride:

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Yeah. Use www.searchtempest.com and put in your zip and mileage you'd be willing to travel for pickup. It will search craigslist ads for all cities within the mileage you specify. Ebay prices for bikes are usually ridiculous.

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I've tried craigslist and everything. But I like the searchtempest idea. i am new to the florida area so I couldn't think of the names of cities to search via craigslist.

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Yes, searchtempest.

Much lime green has been brought back from the hunt with searchtempest and craigslist.

Check for a forum on a racing webwsite. The one that covers local tracks here has a for sale forum. Surely in CA, you can find anything!

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Here is the bike I am almost finished building up from ebay parts.

The real trick is to not be in a hurry, do not let your emotions drive a bidding war, snipe at the last second and check for new listings religiously.

Learn to search for things that might be spelled wrong, listed in the wrong place or listed under a different part number.

Also remember that if the price is within 10% of the price from RMA, just buy it from them in $100 increments, get free shipping and use the 10% coupon you got from the last buy to save the money (keep your eyes on their closeouts).

Also sell any parts that you remove, for whatever amount you get for them. There is no reason to keep a "spare" triple clamp, "spare" stock silencer, "spare" clutch hub or ""spare" old sprocket, and just because they cost $100 new does not mean that they are worth anything near that amount, sell it for $20, $10, $5... whatever you can get for it and be done with it.

Watch out for shipping charges, if the shipping it high, just pass on it, a better deal will come about. Do not get any emotional desires and remember that nothing is a need and there are always more of everything available.

My total cost was under $2000 and that was including the full set of gear (helmet, pants, jersey, boots for $241) I got to go with it

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Wheel, linkage, swingarm, neck, shock bearings. Ported Big Bore cylinder and piston, plastic, graphics, 1-1/8" triple clamp, Tag bars, cables, tires, Pro-circuit pipe and silencer, Hinson clutch basket and inner hub, Boyeson reeds, chain, sprockets (48, 49, 50 tooth RMA sprockets), sunline shifter, pro-circuit wide foot pegs, brake pads, triangle stand, grips, levers, carbon fiber frame guards, silicone radiator hoses. I just won a set of Boyesen "factory racing" clutch and ignition covers, they will be the finishing touch to my winter time project.

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Here is the bike I am almost finished building up from ebay parts.

The real trick is to not be in a hurry, do not let your emotions drive a bidding war, snipe at the last second and check for new listings religiously.

Learn to search for things that might be spelled wrong, listed in the wrong place or listed under a different part number.

Also remember that if the price is within 10% of the price from RMA, just buy it from them in $100 increments, get free shipping and use the 10% coupon you got from the last buy to save the money (keep your eyes on their closeouts).

Also sell any parts that you remove, for whatever amount you get for them. There is no reason to keep a "spare" triple clamp, "spare" stock silencer, "spare" clutch hub or ""spare" old sprocket, and just because they cost $100 new does not mean that they are worth anything near that amount, sell it for $20, $10, $5... whatever you can get for it and be done with it.

Watch out for shipping charges, if the shipping it high, just pass on it, a better deal will come about. Do not get any emotional desires and remember that nothing is a need and there are always more of everything available.

My total cost was under $2000 and that was including the full set of gear (helmet, pants, jersey, boots for $241) I got to go with it

DSCF1153.jpg

DSCF1162.jpg

DSCF1189.jpg

Wheel, linkage, swingarm, neck, shock bearings. Ported Big Bore cylinder and piston, plastic, graphics, 1-1/8" triple clamp, Tag bars, cables, tires, Pro-circuit pipe and silencer, Hinson clutch basket and inner hub, Boyeson reeds, chain, sprockets (48, 49, 50 tooth RMA sprockets), sunline shifter, pro-circuit wide foot pegs, brake pads, triangle stand, grips, levers, carbon fiber frame guards, silicone radiator hoses. I just won a set of Boyesen "factory racing" clutch and ignition covers, they will be the finishing touch to my winter time project.

I wonder how much of that crap was mine? lmao

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The real trick is to not be in a hurry, do not let your emotions drive a bidding war, snipe at the last second and check for new listings religiously.

Learn to search for things that might be spelled wrong, listed in the wrong place or listed under a different part number.

That's excellent advice. I've easily spent over $10k on ebay and agree 100%.

Here is the bike I am almost finished building up from ebay parts.

Nice job.

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I wonder how much of that crap was mine? lmao

Not sure what you are saying here, do you sell "crap" or junk parts on Ebay or something? Everything I bought was new and still in package, if you are the guy who sold me the brand new PC silencer for $17...thanks.

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