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So i have been waiting and waiting on a deal that i felt was worth going for. Usually im not this patient but then again i have never made a purchase this size before. I wanted a green REALLY bad so i had my heart set on it. So i was scrolling through ebay 2 nights ago and wham-o a Green 2008 Ninja 250R in Charlotte, NC (thats where im from)!!! I get in contact with the guy and we start talking and he ends up telling me if i come up with $3800 then the bike is mine and he will cancel the auction. Now for the good part...
BONE STOCK 2008 Ninja 250r, 42 Miles (thats not a typo), Ridden only ONE time, Garage kept, and on top of that a extended warranty to 3 years!
So basically i got a brand new 250R w/ 3 year extended warranty for the MSRP price and the additional $300 for the extended warranty witch comes out to $3800. No Doc fees, Tax, Title fees, nothing. $3800 (OTD). I really think i did well.
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IM SO EFFING STOKED RIGHT NOW!!!! I felt like such an outcast on this site without a 250... but look at me now!!!

-Sean
 

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UGH! omg see thats what I need to do! I have my heart set on green too...and at that price!!! Thats a steal, really happy for you man. Looks nice!
 

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Thanks a lot Virtual! Its patience man... as much as it sucks, it WILL pay off in the end.
Also, this just in... IM NO LONGER A NEWBIE!!!!!! Jr. Member FTMFW!!!
 

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Thanks guys! yea im breaking her in. Although they say to not let her go over 4k RPM and im kinnda finding that almost impossible. I am keeping her at 4k RPM as much as i possibly can but she hasnt seen anything over 5k RPM at all.

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that sucks you know she wants that red line! i think thats the hardest part you wait so long for your bike and once you get your bike and you cant even ride it at its full potential yet! ride alot man break her in fast!!!!
 

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you dont have to keep it under 4K. thats a rediculous number, even the dealer told me being that it is a smaller displacement bike 4k is not gonna workout on the streets, he told me just keep it under 7k and dont stay at any given rpm for a long time.

I kept mine under 7k for 800 miles changed the oil at 800 and then i went to 10k a few times and changed the oil at 1000 miles, just to rid the extra metal from the engine, and now i have 2,5xx miles and im going to synthetic oil. but now i can redline it screams at 13,000! what i found i like best is that it doesnt try to pull the front wheel up even shifting at 13k.
 
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thats a great plan man crushedcamber easy smooth break in! its only a 250 its not gonna pull up on ya hahahaha iv never seen it happen unless your a light person, i mean my 600 on second gear lifted up on me a bit and i was punding on it i dont see how a 250 would do it if my 600 just did a few inches?
 

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yea ive kinnda left the shift point around 5k and i heard not to keep the RPM at the same revolution for a long period of time so im letting off the throttle a bit when cruising. Im sooo pleased with this bike!

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that's because it was in high demand. since there isn't a lot of time left for this season, and i believe the 2009's are on their way...the price of a used ninja should eventually start dropping
 

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thats a great plan man crushedcamber easy smooth break in! its only a 250 its not gonna pull up on ya hahahaha iv never seen it happen unless your a light person, i mean my 600 on second gear lifted up on me a bit and i was punding on it i dont see how a 250 would do it if my 600 just did a few inches?
Mine actually pulls up on me a little going in to second if I'm shifting a little hard. It only comes up maybe about 6-10 inches but it does come up but only if im ridin really hard.. Given i only weigh in about 140 lbs.
 
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mine too in second i dont know how high but i took down feels like 3-4 inches maybe i dont know once i feel it pull up i dont hammer it so hard and then in third its just slams and gets some real traction! im about 130 lbs and 5'7, does it scare you when it lifts up?
 

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It doesnt really scare me.. i mean its just a 250 so i know it wont come up any more.. only thing that bothers me is sometime when it comes up my front wheel turns slightly i guess from the pressure of me on the throttle. i really want to step up to the zx-6r but i cant afford it yet.
 
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