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Late 80's Fuji Sundance value inquiry

Old 05-27-23, 01:39 PM
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Late 80's Fuji Sundance value inquiry

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I bought a Fuji Sundance new back in 1988 or 89 and would like to see how much it is worth but can't find anything using the serial #: f3125066. I have updated the: grips, saddle, tires, handlebar, shift and brake housings and cables, both tubes and rim strips. It has not been ridden or even outdoors since this tuneup and restoration. Any help would be great. Wish I could post a picture, she's a beauty, but I can't since this is my first post.
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Originally Posted by kgregan
Hi,
I bought a Fuji Sundance new back in 1988 or 89 and would like to see how much it is worth but can't find anything using the serial #: f3125066. I have updated the: grips, saddle, tires, handlebar, shift and brake housings and cables, both tubes and rim strips. It has not been ridden or even outdoors since this tuneup and restoration. Any help would be great. Wish I could post a picture, she's a beauty, but I can't since this is my first post.
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I believe if you post pictures to one of the on-site albums someone else can post for you. To be honest I'm not sure if I have enough posts to do that, I'm not sure what the requirement is.
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I'd put the value between $150-$200 in my market, mainly due to the tune up and new consumables. Those handlebars will not be for everybody.
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Originally Posted by Maxey
I believe if you post pictures to one of the on-site albums someone else can post for you. To be honest I'm not sure if I have enough posts to do that, I'm not sure what the requirement is.
Thank you! I'll try that.
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I'm not sure what you mean about the handlebars?
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Originally Posted by kgregan
I'm not sure what you mean about the handlebars?
Not everyone will like the handlebar on your bike.
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Originally Posted by katsup
Not everyone will like the handlebar on your bike.
I appreciate your response but I still don't get what you are saying. It's the same style mountain bike handlebar that was on the original, only better. Why would someone not like it? Are you saying that updating in general reduced the value?
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Handlebar doesn't affect value. It's like a red car, some like it, some don't care and some avoid it. It's not as neutral as a white car.

I'd raise the saddle and tilt the bars flat for ad photos if trying to sell. Again, making it look less personalized.
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Gorgeous.
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Depends on your market. Mine? 75 to 150 bucks at the very high side.
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Gorgeous.

Depends on your market. Mine? 75 to 150 bucks at the very high side.
Seat, bars, grips, tires...not much profit if that was your goal.
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Originally Posted by curbtender
Seat, bars, grips, tires...not much profit if that was your goal.
It's the market glut. I live in the cast off zone of the greater San Francisco Bay area. Lot of cool bikes, that's why I part them out.
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Thank you! I hadn't realized that a kind person posted my photo so I did not know what you were referring to :-). I am not interested in selling due to the sentimental value but was very curious if it was worth anything.
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Thank you for posting my photo!
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When you post it for sale, put the seatpost up higher. Might attract a larger audience.
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Originally Posted by curbtender
When you post it for sale, put the seatpost up higher. Might attract a larger audience.
Thank you!
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