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Fuji Supreme Part Out?

Old 11-20-15, 08:03 AM
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Fuji Supreme Part Out?

Hi Everyone, just a quickie question. I've got the opportunity to buy an 82 Fuji Supreme (Burgundy) for $40-50. It has frame rust here and there, most of the chrome has some light rust on it, it appears to have the original Fuji seat and all of the stock components. Seems to shift through all the gears, although a little force is required to do it and most of the paint has scratches in it. The wheels are true and can easily be cleaned up. Cog teeth all have little wear on them.

Is there any value to the components? Thinking if I can get it cheaper ($20?)I would clean up and sell off the parts.

Thanks for any feedback!
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Old 11-20-15, 08:14 AM
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oh yeah! the steel bars alone are worth hundreds to the right person. the trouble is finding him.
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LOL, thanks....
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You just throw the parts you don't need in a box and use them later on for another build or give them to a co-op.
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You just throw the parts you don't need in a box and use them later on for another build or give them to a co-op.
@wrk101's reply is thorough, but this puts it succinctly.
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Perfect! Thanks for the feedback!
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For $20 I view a deal like this as a way to stock up on the obscure hardware for other builds. Brake bolt nuts, derailleur cable clamps, seatpost clamp bolts, step-down ferrules, hub spacers, etc...

I've had more than one build held up on some obscure piece of hardware that eBay wants 5x its value for.
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Originally Posted by plonz View Post
For $20 I view a deal like this as a way to stock up on the obscure hardware for other builds. Brake bolt nuts, derailleur cable clamps, seatpost clamp bolts, step-down ferrules, hub spacers, etc...

I've had more than one build held up on some obscure piece of hardware that eBay wants 5x its value for.
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Originally Posted by plonz View Post
For $20 I view a deal like this as a way to stock up on the obscure hardware for other builds. Brake bolt nuts, derailleur cable clamps, seatpost clamp bolts, step-down ferrules, hub spacers, etc...

I've had more than one build held up on some obscure piece of hardware that eBay wants 5x its value for.
I look at how much the parts are worth to me if the bike doesn't work out. If it has a nice crank set, or brakes, or what ever, I will buy it, knowing that at least I got my money's worth in spare parts.
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If it's a complete original bike it's probably got some real nice Suntour & Sugino parts on it. I'd definitely snap that up if it's all there.
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Fuji Supreme is pretty low grade ensemble of parts.
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Why not just buy the bike to use as a commuter?

Or, let someone else who wants a good deal on a commuter get it?

I've got a few too many "parts bikes" full of parts that are too cheap for me to ever use.
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