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    Looking to buy a FX SHO this spring, should I go with a 2009 or 2008 model?

    What were the changes from 2008 to 2009? Are they worth the extra $$?


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    Quote Originally Posted by skeeterzx225 View Post
    What were the changes from 2008 to 2009? Are they worth the extra $$?
    09 if you feel like ponying up the cash. Left over 08 will definitely be easier to get at a lower price.

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    Only difference is color/graphics & price tag. They upped the price for the 09's so if you can find an 08 for less jump on it.

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    I purchased a 08 and save some money...More money for mods one of these days..lol Good luck to you

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    Becareful. An 08 has already lost 1 years worth of value. The price difference has to be enough or more to compensate for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHOdude View Post
    Becareful. An 08 has already lost 1 years worth of value. The price difference has to be enough or more to compensate for that.
    Just gotta watch what you pay for the thing.

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    FX SHO

    I'm looking for a used one, let the original owner take the 1st year depreciation hit

    Most used ski's come with a trailer so that saves another $500-$700 over buying new...now I just need to find somebody selling one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by skeeterzx225 View Post
    I'm looking for a used one, let the original owner take the 1st year depreciation hit

    Most used ski's come with a trailer so that saves another $500-$700 over buying new...now I just need to find somebody selling one...

    I'd sell mine (and get a FZR) if I could get a reasonable price, but somehow I doubt I would get that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHOBiz View Post
    I'd sell mine (and get a FZR) if I could get a reasonable price, but somehow I doubt I would get that.
    I'm curious what a reasonable price would be for a stock used FX SHO? I've seen "Buy it Now" prices on ebay for new SHO's at $10,500, I would think around $8k would be fair in this economy. Depreciation sucks for sellers, but it's reality...

    NADA BlueBook info:
    Low Retail Average Retail Base Price $7,260 $8,210 TOTAL PRICE $7,260 $8,210

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHOdude View Post
    Becareful. An 08 has already lost 1 years worth of value. The price difference has to be enough or more to compensate for that.
    +1, the dealers never want to give you enough off. Remember, after you ride it one time (or after it "goes over the curb") it's worth whatever a used 08' goes for. You're usually better off getting a good discount on the current year machine.

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