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Old 05-14-15, 06:38 PM
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Trying to figure out info about Kia bike

Trying to figure out more info on this bike. But in the end, I just want to know how much it's worth. I'm going to sell it.

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Old 05-14-15, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by joelworsham View Post
Trying to figure out more info on this bike. But in the end, I just want to know how much it's worth. I'm going to sell it.

Very little if anything.
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Old 05-14-15, 07:33 PM
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south korean brand, from '40 to '80s. later the brand resurrected in early 2000, but different from the old one.
2 dominating brands in s. korea by that time: Kia and 3000-Li. owners were brothers. pretty much same production. (and same root with the car marque Kia (now subsidiary of Hyundai).
supposedly excell'd in early '60s—early japanese brands came to korea to learn the building technics—but got defeated by J in '70s.
what you've got there seems a late '70s—the only time both Kia and 3000Li were 'exporting'.
simply, a gas pipe bike. not even sure if 'selling' is a good idea IMO, depending on how you price it.
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Killed In Action was the nickname given to the brand, not a sign of respect.
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Love the cat, looks like my daughter's Torty.
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Well shoot. Here I was hoping it was vintage and worth something.

Guess I'll pawn it off or something then.

Thanks for the knowledge.
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Old 05-15-15, 09:25 AM
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It does look to be in good basically ready to ride shape so it's worth something. Low end but functional 70's ten speeds like this go for about $75 give or take a little. I do like the metalic pumpkin paint.
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