Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today


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702scottc
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Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today

Post by 702scottc » Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:12 pm



Well, I said I wasn't going to do it but I bit the bullet and bought a gorgeous 2005, 1800 . After looking for a replacement engine for my 1990 and really not seeing anything and having to drive my wife's car for the last couple of weeks I'd had enough! I think what really sold me was the meticulous maintenance records that come with it. It just turned 64,000 miles and is really nice to ride. It's the base model and only has what you really need, killer sound system, cruise control, and a drink holder.. Got to find a good spot to mount a cigarette lighter without drilling holes. I did purchase a warranty and gap insurance which is something I didn't know you could get on a used vehicle. I'll post a couple of photos when I pick it up in the morning.
The local Ridenow dealership is nice to work with and easy, now just gotta pay off 11 grand!!



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Re: Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today

Post by landisr » Sat Aug 06, 2016 12:12 pm

Congrats on your new ride! Are you by chance in the Phoenix area?

Ron in AZ
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Re: Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today

Post by themainviking » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:44 am

Congrats on the new acquisition, Scott. You are gonna love it.

Ron - I think he might be in Las Vegas, NV. Close to Phoenix, but a big ditch in the way, :lol:
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Re: Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today

Post by landisr » Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:01 pm

I see. He mentioned the RideNow dealtership, and we have two here in the Phoenix area. I wasn't aware that they were in more places. Guess I should have Googled it.. :roll: :lol:

Ron
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Re: Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today

Post by Pam » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:31 pm

Your going to love it they handle like a dream,

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Re: Purchased a 2005 GL1800 today

Post by themainviking » Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:57 am

landisr wrote:I see. He mentioned the RideNow dealtership, and we have two here in the Phoenix area. I wasn't aware that they were in more places. Guess I should have Googled it.. :roll: :lol:

Ron
Looks like they have more than a dozen spread out over the U.S.


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